Professional Development for Banking Employees

CityU Partnership with the American Bankers Association

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Through a unique program, City University of Seattle is providing a 15% tuition scholarship to employees of American Bankers Association (ABA) member banks. CityU also offers a credit alignment program for banking professionals to earn university credit for selected ABA training courses. By using ABA training, eligible bank employees can save up to 25% of credits for Master’s degree or up to 50% of credits for a Bachelor’s degree. You can finish your degree faster, while saving money on tuition.

Eligible programs include:

Banking Professionals Tuition Scholarship: The Banking Professional Tuition Scholarship is awarded to American Bankers Association members. The Banking Professional Tuition Scholarship is a $2,500 award (split between four quarters) for one year. Students may be eligible for a second award. Apply here.

Questions? Contact CityU’s Community Engagement Specialist Tanishia Norman at or 206.239.4525.

Tanishia Norman – Community Engagement Specialist

Tanishia Norman has been working as the Community Engagement Specialist at CityU since 2021 with focus on engagement with community businesses in the PNW and community colleges.

Tanishia primarily supports community college transfers who are looking to transfer into one of CityU’s programs.

Join Tanishia for our CityU Transfer Thursdays, our information session for you to learn more about CityU and our transfer process, every third Thursday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.!


  • Fast-track your bachelor’s or master’s degree by waiving 25% to 50% of your coursework.
  • Relevant online training delivered in an interactive and flexible format that responds to the industry’s changing landscape.
  • Develop high-level financial and bank management skills.
  • Speak with a dedicated advisor to determine what ABA training can reduce your degree costs and time to completion.
  • Design a schedule that allows you to pursue industry training while earning a degree.
  • Enroll at a university that is invested in supporting your academic and career advancement.
  • Ask your bank about tuition assistance benefits to save even more.


  • Top 10 educator of adults nationwide
  • Private, nonprofit university
  • Partnerships with global organizations
  • Evening, weekend, and online classes
  • High-quality, career-relevant education
  • Programs in business, information systems, cybersecurity, and more
  • Alumni working at top Seattle companies
  • Global student community
  • Faculty of working professionals
  • 10 locations worldwide
  • Year-round enrollment


Through partnership with CityU, banking employees can enhance their careers by combining their ABA training with business degree program credit.

We’re with our students every step of the way—through dedicated faculty, a suite of student services, and a quality educational experience.


Through partnership with CityU, banking employees can enhance their careers by combining their ABA training with business degree program credit.

"My education from CityU has been the key in my career advancement. The information we learn is directly applicable to our work."

William J. Class of 2011, Master in Teaching

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