Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

Developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ.

AdventHealth University (AHU) 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.

Our Vision

AdventHealth University is a leader in healthcare education, transforming the science and practice of whole-person care and developing influential professionals of uncommon compassion.

Our Core Values

The faculty, staff, and students of AdventHealth University are committed to:


AHU 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.


AHU 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.


AHU 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.


AHU 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.