McKinley Theatre Academics Grad Student Resources Grad Student News and Updates
2005-2006 Graduate Catalog Home

04-05 Graduate Catalog Home

Click here to download and print the 2005-2006 Graduate Catalog.

<< Back to 2005-2006 Graduate Catalog Home




The history of the growth of Seattle Pacific University is linked to the educational community of which it is a part. In successive steps from 1921 to 1937, the University was accredited by the Washington State Board of Education. Since 1936, the University has been fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Seattle Pacific is included on the approved list of the American Council on Education and Board of Regents of the State of New York. The University is also a charter member of the Christian College Consortium and a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and its credits are recognized by members of the various regional associations and by leading graduate schools throughout the country.

Seattle Pacific meets the requirements of the Commission on Christian Education of the Free Methodist Church for preparation of ministers and missionaries and is also approved by the Department of Christian Education of the Free Methodist Church and other denominations for the collegiate preparation of ministers.

The University is approved by the U.S. government for education of veterans and their dependents under the applicable public laws.

Seattle Pacificís Universityís education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) at both basic (undergraduate) and advanced (graduate) levels. The University is a member of the Association of American Colleges and of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. It is fully accredited by the Washington State Board of Education for preparation of elementary and secondary teachers.

One of only two marriage and family therapy programs accredited in Washington state, Seattle Pacificís Marriage and Family Therapy program is nationally recognized and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

Seattle Pacificís undergraduate nursing curriculum is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, and both the undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The School of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International ó the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

<< Back to 2005-2006 Graduate Catalog Home