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Welcome to Washington Adventist University, your Gateway to Service!

We are a Christ centered Institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued and empowered. Our vision as a Seventh-day Adventist university is to produce graduates who bring moral leadership and competence to their communities

Washington Adventist University to Participate in Giving Tuesday on December 1

Takoma Park, MD (November 16, 2015) This year, for the first time, Washington Adventist University (WAU) is participating in Giving Tuesday on December 1.  This international day of giving harnesses the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities. Our WAU community; alumni,…

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WGTS Celebrates Veteran’s Day with Real American Heroes

Washington, DC (November 11, 2015) –   WGTS 91.9 spent Veteran’s Day honoring our veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) in Washington DC.  The WGTS team arrived at 5:00 a.m. and the Jerry and Blanca morning originated from the Hall of Remembrance at the AFRH.  They spent the morning interviewing veteran’s from World War II,…

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Washington Adventist University Presents Annual Christmas Concert on Friday, December 4

Takoma Park, MD (October 21, 2015) The annual Christmas Concert presented by Washington Adventist University’s Department of Music will take place this year on Friday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church in Takoma Park. The church is located at 7700 Carroll Avenue, near the intersection with Flower Avenue. The concert…

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School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.