|Azusa Pacific University is a product of the merger of three Christian Institutions based in California namely the Azusa College, Los Angeles Pacific College and Arlington College. Originated in 1899, the Azusa Pacific University was formed by some spiritual leaders who met at Whittier in California and established a Bible College. Azusa Pacific University better known as APU strongly believes in the supremacy of Christ in every area of life. This belief is at the core of the University and the motto of the institution is "God First". This is believed to be the identity, purpose and mission of APU. APU has been accredited by the following Institutions such as American Association of Bible Colleges, National League of Nursing, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Board of Registered Nursing, National League for Nursing etc.
Courses offered in Azusa Pacific University are under the various faculties and departments. APU offers Undergraduate or bachelors degree, minor degrees, pre professional degrees, accelerated bachelor's degree, certificated, masters programs, doctoral degrees, credentials, combined programs, pre master's credentials etc. Again some non degree programs offered by APU includes some off campus courses such as Global Learning Term, Oxford Semester, LA Term, High Sierra Semester etc. APU offers numerous courses under these above mentioned programs. Five major schools of studies are rub by APU. The different schools of education that APU boasts are as follows:
APU also offers some on line courses specially meant for the working professionals. The courses are as follows:
School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
- School of Business and Management
- Center of Adult and professional studies
- College of Liberal Arts and Science
- School of Educational
- School of Music
- School of Nursing
- School of Theology etc.
Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership(BSOL)
- Masters of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies(MLOS)
The admission procedures in Azusa Pacific University include meeting the basic admission requirement and submitting th application form within the stipulated time. A student can apply on line. One should consult the program websites to get a full knowledge of the application deadlines. For admission in the graduate program a student must have acquired a bachelors or masters degree from an accredited college or university. For the posted baccalaureate degree, one has to have a cumulative minimum GPA score of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale). TOEFL requirements must also be met by the students graduating from non-English speaking institutions.
Accommodation facilities in APU:
Accommodation facilities in Azusa Pacific University are taken care of by the Office of Residences who partners with the students to make the arrangements for the housing. In campus accommodation are arranged and looked after by the University's Residence Office and gives the students an unique opportunity to interact with each other and enjoy the cultural diversity.
Azusa Pacific University
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