WAU is accredited by the following:
Maryland Higher Education Commission
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Post Secondary Accreditation.
The Department of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing
New York, NY 10006
The Adventist Accrediting Association of the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
The continuing education in nursing program is accredited by The Eastern Regional Accrediting Committee of the American Nurses Association and by the California State Nurses Association.
The programs in education for teacher certification are approved by the Maryland State Department of Education, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-767-0100; and the North American Division Office of Education of Seventh-day Adventists, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904, 301-680-6000.