ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) recently announced a renewal of its online education partnership with Pearson, the world's leading learning company, to bring students quality and convenient learning options. Pearson is the exclusive partner for ADU ONLINE providing student support, retention and recruitment.
"We are pleased to collaborate with Pearson to offer competitive online degree programs to those interested in pursuing a career in healthcare," said David Greenlaw, D.Min., President of ADU. "It is our goal to give our students the very best, and with this continued partnership we strive to produce healthcare professionals that will provide exceptional care."
ADU ONLINE currently offers four degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences, and an Executive Master of Healthcare Administration. ADU plans on developing additional online programs in the near future to meet the needs of the ever-evolving healthcare industry.
"Through a rich established partnership, both entities focus on what they do best: ADU exists to educate and deliver high quality, mission-aligned, healthcare education and Pearson provides the student support needed to retain and recruit individuals from across the nation," explained Deena Slockett, MBA, Ed.D, Chief Operations Officer for ADU ONLINE.
With this continued partnership, ADU ONLINE and Pearson will customize a learning experience that enables healthcare students to not only succeed but also mirror the caring aspects of their work that will sustain them throughout their careers.
"We are honored to have gained a renewed trust with ADU and to have the ability to serve them and their students," stated Todd Hitchcock, Chief Operating Officer, Pearson Online Learning Services. "Our team will help guide, mentor, and retain students as they work towards earning their degree."
About ADU – Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) is a Seventh-day Adventist institution that specializes in healthcare education. ADU offers undergraduate and graduate programs including: Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Sciences, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing (BSN), Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Healthcare Administration, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant. The University is associated with Florida Hospital and the Adventist Health System.
Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. To learn more about Pearson, visit http://www.pearsoned.com.
SOURCE Adventist University of Health Sciences