ADU Online is part of one of the most well-connected healthcare universities in the country. Learn more about our partners and how we are working together to provide our students with an exceptional healthcare education to enrich and advance their careers.
Adventist Health System
Adventist Health System operates in nine states, with 46 hospital campuses, 8,200 licensed beds, and more than 80,000 employees. The health system extends the healing ministry of Christ to more than 5 million patients each year and is a national leader in safety, quality, and patient satisfaction.
The Adventist Health System also includes home health and hospice agencies, urgent care centers, and skilled nursing facilities. Its employees maintain the Adventist tradition of whole-person health and care for the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, as well as their physical health.
ADU’s Orlando campus adjoins award-winning Florida Hospital and was born from the Hospital’s nursing education program, founded in 1913.
Today, Florida Hospital is one of the largest healthcare facilities in the world. It has been recognized as one of the country’s best hospitals by US News & World Report and has been rated as the top hospital in Florida for several years in a row by the same publication. Students in ADU Online’s programs can take advantage of the hospital’s resources and knowledge of their highly regarded administrators and medical personnel.
ADU Online has also partnered with Centura Health, a regional healthcare network based in Denver, Colorado. Centura Health is made up of 17 hospitals, 13 affiliate hospitals, urgent care centers and emergency rooms, mountain clinics, health neighborhoods, health at home services, and more than 100 clinics and physician practices.
More than 21,000 healthcare professionals work with Centura Health, extending the healing ministry of Christ to those who are ill. The network’s healthcare professionals also take a wholistic approach to health, caring for patients’ spirits, minds, and bodies. Every year, Centura Health provides care and nurturing for half a million people.
Shawnee Mission Health
Shawnee Mission Health is the only five-star rated hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, and is a proud partner of ADU Online, facilitating easy access to healthcare education for their associates. Operating since 1962, Shawnee Mission Health encompasses a network of health care facilities and providers working to improve health and wellness for their patients. As a member of Adventist Health System, their mission drives all they do: Improving Health Through Christian Service. Shawnee Mission Health is proud to support an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties — the largest medical staff in Kansas City.