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Place Category: North America
The Adventist University of Health Sciences in Orlando, Florida.
Language of Instruction: English
The Adventist University of Health Sciences is located on a peninsula between Lake Estelle and Lake Winyah behind Florida Hospital Medical Center just north of downtown Orlando.
The Adventist University of Health Sciences began as the Florida Hospital School of Nursing operating on this site in 1913. Programs in Radiography and Sonography were established in 1962 and 1988, respectively. In 1992 Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences was begun with the merging of four programs – the Associate degree in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Radiography and Sonography – to form a new school. The College became a baccalaureate level institution in 1998 offering the Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program.
Accredited by: Adventist Accrediting Association; and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Accredited since: 1992
Other Accreditation: Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
Licensed by: Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Associate of Science)
Nursing (Associate of Science)
Occupational Therapy Assistant (Associate of Science)
Pre-Professional Studies (Associate of Science)
Radiography (Associate of Science)
Master of Science: Nurse Anesthesia