QUICK COMPLETION - six month duration rather than a year compared to other area schools.
UNMATCHED EXPERTISE – the Seventh-day Adventist denomination’s long-standing expertise in healthcare and disaster response uniquely positions WAU as the premier institution to study mass casualties and community health as well as the integration of public safety and service.
FLEXIBILITY - courses offered on an eight week schedule with flexible start times for any workforce in government or business.
CONVENIENCE – courses operate on a weekly schedule with flexible requirements to complete assignments and participate in class discussions.
SMOOTH CREDIT TRANSFER – WAU certificate credits are transferrable to our degree programs as well as to other schools.
CLASSROOM INTERACTIVITY - students participate in simulations exercises, case studies, and “real-world” problem solving with community leaders.
EXPERIENCED FACULTY - taught and guided by industry insiders who combine relevant theory with real-world experience.
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.
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.
For more than 25 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.