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Apply SGPS

We are glad that you are considering joining the Washington Adventist University family. There are two applications for admission to Washington Adventist University's School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The one you will complete will be based upon your program of interest. Please read the descriptions below and select the one that best fits your needs and eligibility.

Professional Studies Program

The undergraduate evening degree program offers accelerated degree completion with classes one night a week. If you are a working professional or an undergraduate student 20 years of age or older seeking to complete an undergraduate degree as part of WAU’s professional studies program, please complete the undergraduate evening degree application.
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Graduate Studies

The SGPS Graduate Studies program provides accelerated graduate programs to working professionals, who have earned an undergraduate degree, with an opportunity to complete a graduate degree in 12 to 24 months. If you interested in earning one of our challenging and rewarding graduate degrees please complete the graduate studies application.
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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.