Mohammed Shamia and family

Engineer builds upon skills with an MBA

Balancing responsibilities, managing time and meeting competing deadlines are challenges that students often face, and many wonder can it be done? Master of Business Administration student Mohammed Shamia is proof that it can.

Manager at work

Aviation professional seeks new opportunities in management

After a successful 30-year career in aviation, Willy Hughes is ready to take the next step in management. So, he decided it was time to finish his bachelor’s degree.

Luke Bailey with Dr. Laura Williamson and Dean Tom Cary

Student seeks to support small businesses, educate others by earning a DBA

A desire to apply his business savvy to helping small business owners succeed motivated Luke Bailey to pursue a Doctor of Business Administration degree.

John Neibert

Retired veteran focuses career on helping others through healthcare administration

After retiring from a 21-year career in the U.S. Army, City University of Seattle alumnus and current student John Neibert began looking for a way to help other veterans when an executive order signed by President Obama opened a door for him to become a peer counselor.

Coworkers at a desk

Project management student gains knowledge with the plan to give back

“I come from a developing country,” Nathan said. “There is a huge demand for project management professionals. Here at CityU, they teach you methodologies you can apply to any discipline.” While his bachelor’s degree focused specifically on information technology, he foresees opportunities to work with a variety of sectors including IT, development, real estate, entrepreneurship and more.