Mission and Purpose

Amridge University is an independent, coeducational institution dedicated to the spirit of its Christian ideals and heritage. With a commitment to academic excellence, distance education, and spiritual vitality, Amridge University’s mission is to prepare men and women for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service to their professions, society, church, and family, through teaching, learning experiences and support services.

In keeping with its Christian heritage, Amridge University provides educational opportunities through five schools: (1) College of Business and Leadership, (2) College of General Studies, (3) School of Human Services, (4) Turner School of Theology, and (5) School of Continuing Education. Each of these schools has its own special purpose within the overall purpose and institutional goals of the University.

Amridge University has a history of providing its students with quality education and teaching excellence. By virtue of this history and its focused mission, Amridge University strives to continue this tradition through the adoption and implementation of holistic educational and institutional goals. The institutional goals are student-centered and are directly related to the University’s mission to prepare men and women, through a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality at the undergraduate and graduate levels, for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service to the professions, society, and family. Also, these goals are designed to help ensure the provision of quality programs and services which will help lead to the stability and continued growth of the University so that it can continue to meet its educational goals.

- Amridge University will attract, retain, and contribute to the continued professional development of faculty dedicated to providing quality teaching and active scholarship and committed to the mission and purposes of the University.

- Amridge University will maintain and develop facilities and learning environments, which are conducive to the learning process.

- Amridge University will develop and implement careful planning and continuous study of the University’s mission, purpose, goals, procedures, and programs as well as an analysis of the evaluation process in the interest of continuous quality improvement of its programs and services.