Gateway to Service….. Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Jude E Edwards


Education Profile:

D.B.A. in International Business Administration, Nova South Eastern University, Ft. Lauderdale 2003
M.S. in Telecommunications Management, UMUC, College Park, MD 1998
B.S. in Information Systems and Computer Science, UMUC, College Park, MD 1995
M.S. in Health Care Administration and Informatics (course Work), UMUC, College Park, MD


Born in Barbados, Dr. Edwards has than 40 years of experience and increasing responsibilities with several Multinational Corporation in the areas of Management and Business Development and Administration; Organizational Development and Leadership and Conflict Resolution; Health Care Informatics systems; Information Communication Technologies, Systems Engineering and E-Commerce.
In 1999 Dr. Edwards switched his professional focus from the corporate world and has taught at several universities before coming to WAU. Dr. Edwards served for one year as the Dean of The School of Graduate and Professional Studies. He has over ten years of undergraduate and Graduate teaching using Online, Hybrid, & In-Class delivery format. He has been the key note speaker, international conference presenter, guest lecturer and has published extensively.

Research and Professional Activities:

Dr. Edwards’ current research includes business relationships between Clinical Informatics Decision Support Systems and health care delivery systems. Dr. Edwards is also a consultant to “Energize the Chain” (UN/UNICEF sponsored) to deliver vaccines and development of health care systems in underserved areas around the world.


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.