Gateway to Service….. Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Bogdan Scur


Education Profile:

PhD candidate, Hebrew Bible, Vanderbilt University
MA, Religious Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1995
BA, Theology, Andrews University, 1992


Professor Scur’s undergraduate and graduate education took him to different continents of the world. He immensely enjoyed forging friendships with people of different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, and his personal and professional life has been greatly enriched by these experiences. Since coming to Washington Adventist University (then Columbia Union College), he has been teaching courses in biblical languages, biblical studies, theology, and biblical spirituality. He also serves as the coordinator of the Ministerial Field Training Program in the Department of Religion.

Current Professional Activity:

Professor Scur focuses his research on the anthropological aspects and theological vision of the Old Testament, and on the principles and practices of biblical spirituality. He enjoys learning about the theory and practice of teaching, and is involved in the university’s academic assessment efforts.


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.