City University of Seattle

City University of Seattle (CityU) a private post-secondary institution based out of Seattle, Washington. CityU is comprised of the School of Management, Albright School of Education, the Division of Arts & Sciences, and the Management Institute. Although its main location is based in Seattle, the institute offers online and classroom education around the world. Of its 27 global campuses, four are in Canada including Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria.

Since 1973, CityU has been proving quality education in a variety of disciplines. Today, CityU has strategic partnerships with other institutions and is able to offer certificate and degree programs. The school is accredited through these partnerships:

  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • The Project Management Institute (

CityU has received recognition for its online bachelor’s programs, which have recently been ranked by U.S News & World Reports “Best Online Programs”, sitting within the top 50 of its kind.
The school has graduated more than 40,000 successful students around the world, and counting. Among these graduates are some notable alumni and faculty, including: Canadian Calvin Ayre – billionaire, founder of Bodog Entertainment Group & Calvin Ayre Foundation; Larry W. Campbell – Canadian Senator, former Mayor of Vancouver; Kelly Jennings – NFL player.

Why Choose City University of Seattle – Vancouver
CityU Vancouver offers programs with both classroom and on-line options. Online programs offer more flexibility for students, making it easier to balance daily responsibilities with the commitments of a higher education. All programs are taught by top-quality instructors who are dedicated to helping student’s reach their educational goals. Programs available include:

  • Master of Education: Leadership in Education – This program has both classroom and on-line elements, making it easier for individuals to continue teaching while advancing their career. Students are prepared to advance into leadership roles within the education system, honing in on mentoring skills, conflict resolution, team building, program evaluation and more. The program aims at developing and advancing teaching experience so that students can advance their careers.
  • Master of Education in School Counselling – This program is approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education in British Columbia and is eligible for the Teacher Qualification Service upgrades. Courses in this program focus on strengthening individual’s knowledge in ethics and law in school-based practice, research methodologies, and conflict resolution. There is a strong emphasis on developing counselling skills for families and individuals from diverse cultures. The Master of Education in School Counselling program is an in-class program, consisting of 13 courses led by knowledgeable and experienced counselling practitioners.
  • Master of Counselling – This program established a solid foundation of knowledge in tradition counselling theory and diverse ways to engage patients in therapy. Students learn about law and ethics, research, testing and assessments in counselling. There is a focus in trauma, grief and addictions, providing students with the confidence and skill to deal will diverse cases effectively. Learning options include in-class or on-line with full-time and part-time schedules.

School Address

789 W Pender Street Suite 310,
Vancouver,British Columbia
V6C 1H2

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