Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

Developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ.

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) is a Seventh-day Adventist institution specializing in healthcare education in a faith-affirming environment. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry. ADU fulfills this mission by developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ.

Our Vision

Graduates who live these values extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) embraces the benefit of whole person care as demonstrated in the life and ministry of Christ. The University is dedicated to developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ. Graduates who live these values effectively extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Our Core Values

The faculty, staff, and students of Adventist University of Health Sciences are committed to:

Nurture

ADU will be an institution that encourages the personal and professional growth of its students, faculty, and staff by nourishing spiritual development, fostering self-understanding, and encouraging a zeal for knowledge and service.

Excellence

ADU will be an institution whose programs are built upon an optimal blend of superior pedagogy, technology, and spiritual values—a blend designed to lead graduates to the highest level of professional practice.

Spirituality

ADU will be an institution where Christian professionalism is such an integral part of its programs and practices that it becomes the distinguishing characteristic of the organization.

Stewardship

ADU will be an institution where the wise stewardship of its human, intellectual, financial, and physical resources enables the University to achieve outcomes consistent with its mission.