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Diversity Program

Washington Adventist University aims to be a premiere place to learn, grow, and work and recognizes that people are mostly likely to flourish and experience transformative growth when they are supported by a community that truly cares. The University therefore will seek to become a model caring community and will pursue this goal through its commitment to intentionally embrace diversity and intercultural understanding. All groups on campus regardless of their ethnicity, culture, gender, religion, and physical condition are gifted, valued, appreciated and included. The diversity program at Washington Adventist University is spiritual focused.


  • Assist the office of the President in developing and facilitating understanding and benefits of practicing principles of diversity in the light of Washington Adventist University core values
  • Coordinates campus wide program in cooperation with Administration, deans of the three schools, and diversity committees.
  • Developing helpful programs.
  • Looking out for minority students and faculty that are underrepresented on campus.
  • Work with and through the office of Vice President for Student Life to coordinate minority organizations on campus.
  • Offer diversity training and development, and conflict resolutions.
  • Other special needs.


School of Arts & Social SciencesĀ 

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.