Learning Outcomes

Adventist University strives to create an educational environment that fosters the inculcation of its four core values: Nurture, Excellence, Spirituality and Stewardship. From those four ideals the University has identified seven learning outcomes which inform its curricular and extracurricular endeavors with the goal that they be manifested in the lives of its graduates.

Caring

The ADU graduate will be a caring professional who possesses a willingness to nurture other individuals in the context of healthcare as a ministry.

Communication

The ADU graduate will be an effective communicator who possesses appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written skills in the practice of healthcare as a ministry.

Critical Thinking

The ADU graduate will be a critical thinker who gathers relevant information and analyzes and uses that knowledge in practicing healthcare as a ministry.

Ethical/Moral

The ADU graduate will exhibit the characteristics of a Christian professional, treating everyone with respect and dignity in the context of healthcare as a ministry.

Professional Expertise

The ADU graduate will demonstrate professional expertise by passing appropriate professional examinations and exhibiting proficiencies within the context of healthcare as a ministry.

Service to the Community

The ADU graduate will be one who fulfills social, civic, and environmental responsibilities while practicing healthcare as a ministry.

Lifelong Learning

The ADU graduate will be a lifelong learner who pursues excellence and the ongoing acquisition of knowledge and professional expertise.