Strengthening Higher Education

The Department of Higher Education offers a master’s program and two doctoral programs. Learn more about the department and meet the faculty.

As part of APU’s commitment to a strengths-based approach to higher education, the department partners with the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education. The academy conducts research, provides resources, and equips college and university faculty and staff to identify and nurture students’ strengths as the foundation for engaging them in the learning process and achieving excellence. Learn more about how APU Advances the Strengths Movement (PDF) through the Noel Academy.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

Department of Higher Education

  • Dissertation Presentations

    Doctoral students in Higher Education will present their dissertation findings at our Hooding Ceremony on July 24, 2015.

Elsewhere at APU

  • Perserverance

    The Clapham Saints exemplified a deep faith in the midst of trials as they worked to abolish slavery in 18th-century London.Their example can inspire today's believers to place their confidence more fully in the Lord.

  • Constitution Day 2015

    Azusa Pacific unites with schools around the country to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17.

  • Neighborhood Wellness Center Receives City of Hope Grant

    APU's Neighborhood Wellness Center, a joint effort between the city of Azusa and the School of Nursing, is the recipient of a City of Hope Healthy Living Grant.