Make It Count!
Apply your technical or professional degree toward
a B.A. or B.S. degree at Seattle Pacific University
Seattle Pacific University is ready to help you meet your educational
We welcome the opportunity to serve you and make your transition
into one of our bachelor's degree programs a smooth one. Our transfer
admissions counselors can answer your questions about admissions requirements
and University policies.
Plus, we can tell you more about transferring
credits and how SPU works closely with technical and community college
academic advisors. And, for those students who qualify, we also offer
financial aid. If you have any questions about the application process,
please call Undergraduate Admissions at 800-366-3344 or 206-281-2021.
If you've earned a technical or professional
degree from a public, regionally accredited U.S. technical or community college,
you can make that degree count toward a B.A. or B.S. in SPU’s
Professional Studies program. Degrees that transfer directly toward
the Professional Studies program are as follows:
You can earn your bachelor's
degree with a major in Professional Studies at SPU by completing (1) general
education courses in liberal arts and foundation classes, and (2) an academic
minor. This program is particularly beneficial to adults holding a technical
or professional degree for these reasons:
- The Associate in Applied Science Transfer (AAST) degree from
a Washington State Community College
- Any Professional
or Technical Degree from a regionally
Technical or Community College, provided the student has earned at
least a 2.5 GPA in 20 college level liberal arts credits from distribution lists
within the areas of:
- English Composition
- Arts and Humanities
- Social Sciences
- Natural Sciences
No Starting Over. Credits from your technical or professional
degree* will be accepted into the program. You wonít need to start
over or retake classes youíve already completed.
Convenient Location. SPUís residential neighborhood
campus on the north slope of Queen Anne Hill offers quick access
from downtown, Highway 99 or I-5. Lighted parking lots are a short
walk to comfortable classroom buildings.
Value in Price, Value in Degree. SPU courses are competitively
priced. Youíll receive a degree thatís backed by a fully accredited institution whose reputation for scholarship and service
is recognized in schools, businesses and other organizations throughout
Ethical Perspective. As a Christian university, SPU
places a premium on moral and ethical values that are based on biblical
foundations. Students find this a welcome perspective that offers
helpful guidance when theyíre wrestling with ethical issues that
regularly confront them in the workplace.
Personal Academic Advising. Each student in the program
will receive personal, individualized attention from an SPU academic
counselor to help with transition into the program.
*SPU will accept up to 90 credits, combined, from two-year schools, approved testing programs and institutions that are not regionally accredited.