Affiliations & Partnerships
Where the missions of all participating institutions can be served, Washington Adventist University promotes collaborative efforts with colleges/universities and other institutions of education. Listed below are the major collaborative or affiliation partnerships.
Collaborations/Affiliations with Other Institutions
Adventist HealthCare, Rockville, Maryland – Board of Trustees, Health and Wellness Building
Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan – Social Work Program Accreditation; Medical Laboratory Science Affiliation
Argosy University, Washington D.C. – Articulation agreement for Psychology Doctorate program
Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL) – Provides Adventist Library Information Cooperative service
Blue Mountain Academy, Hamburg, Pennsylvania – Dual Enrollment
Bugema University, Uganda - Memorandum of Understanding through which differential funding will help make degree attainment available for the Bugema students.
City of Takoma Park, Maryland
Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, Columbia, Maryland – Board of Trustees, Strategic Partnership
Commonweal Foundation – Strategic Plan, Education Department
Dimensions Health System, Maryland – Additional System, Clinical Rotations
Doctors’ Community Hospital, Lanham-Seabrook, Maryland – Instructional Location, Clinical Rotations
Fletcher Academy, Fletcher, NC – Dual Enrollment
Frontline Community Services, Takoma Park, MD - Memorandum of Understanding to assist Frontline employees and their families further their education.
George E. Peters Elementary School, Hyattsville, Maryland – Strategic Planning Support, Biology, and Athletics
Griggs University, Silver Spring, Maryland – Distance Education Course Delivery
Helderberg University, Somerset West, South Africa - Graduate Student Program and Faculty Exchange
Highland View Academy, Hagerstown, Maryland – Dual Enrollment
Howard County Public Schools – Interns, Instructional Location
Johns Hopkins – Gifted and Talented Program
Laurel Regional Hospital, Laurel, Maryland – Clinical Rotations
Learning House – Contract for distance learning
Maryland Interlibrary Consortium – Library Consortium with 4 MICUA universities, Hood College, Loyola University, Stevenson University, and Notre Dame University Maryland
Montgomery College – Articulation Agreement for Health Science Bachelor’s program
Montgomery County, Maryland – Grant
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) – Strategic Partner
Montgomery County Government Employees Organization (MCGEO) – Member tuition discount
Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland – Interns at Galway Elementary School
National Academy of Future Medical Leaders – Strategic Partnership
National Academy of Future Science and Technology Leaders – Strategic Partnership
Newbold College, Bracknell, United Kingdom – Business Programs
Paradise Adventist Academy, Paradise, California – Dual Enrollment
Prince George’s Hospital, Lanham, Maryland – Clinical Rotations
Prince George’s Public Schools, Maryland – Internships
REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School – Special non-degree seeking students
Shenandoah Valley Academy, New Market, Virginia – Dual Enrollment
Takoma Academy, Takoma Park, Maryland – Dual Enrollment
Walla Walla University, College Place, Washington – Engineering Program Affiliation
Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Maryland – Board of Trustees, Behavioral Health Department clinical site, other Clinical Sites
Willowdene Group of Schools of Jamaica – Donated Technology
Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Silver Spring, Maryland – Dual Enrollment
Washington Adventist University is a member of the Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA). MICUA is a voluntary association that provides public policy leadership in support of independent higher education, fosters cooperative efforts among the member institutions and Maryland's public colleges and universities, and serves as the official liaison between independent higher education and the State and Federal governments.
- THE SCHOOLS -
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 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.