Alderson Broaddus University


What They’re Known For

Alderson Broaddus University (AB) has been preparing students with a strong foundation in health-related and professional studies for 140 years. An innovator in healthcare education, ABU was the first college to offer a four-year Physician’s Assistant program in 1968. With a focus on faith-based learning and the liberal arts, the school offers a variety of programs on its campus based in Philippi, West Virginia, as well as an online RN to BSN program.

Unique Opportunities

Alderson Broaddus University offers educational programs to meet a variety of needs, including those of busy, working adults.

  • The completely online RN to BSN program may allow nurses to update and enhance their professional knowledge while remaining employed.
  • AB is a pioneer in Physician Assistant Studies, offering a Master of Science degree in this rewarding field.
  • The Academic Center for Educational Success (ACES) helps students to improve test-taking skills, time management, study techniques, and more.

Why We Love AB

  • The university is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • AB is committed to fostering diversity, commitment to service, academic excellence, and Christian values.
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