Former Port of Seattle Police Department Sergeant Jon Schorsch has more than two decades of experience in public service. Active in a number of civic and nonprofit organizations, Jon Schorsch is a graduate of the Seattle University Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.
Seattle University’s MPA program is designed for public service professionals looking to expand their knowledge of public administration as well as advance their careers. The program is committed to social justice and empowering diverse communities. It enhances students' skill sets in areas such as critical thinking, administration, analysis, management, and public policy.
The MPA program is staffed by leading faculty from Seattle University, and classes are conducted quarterly or seasonally. The total number of credits required to graduate is 57, including 33 credits from 11 compulsory courses, 9 credits from 3 government and nonprofit sector courses, and 15 credits from 5 electives.
Admission to the MPA program is based on merit. Applicants should have a demonstrable dedication to public service, at least one year’s work experience, a bachelor’s degree, and a 3.0 GPA. Applications should be sent to the institution’s admissions office and must include official college transcripts, completed application and MPA recommendation forms, a resume, and a letter of intent.
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