Adventist Graduate Education Expands in Africa


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Bernard Onditi/Adventist News Network writes:

An initiative designed to groom post-graduate students at Seventh-day Adventist universities in Africa saw its first graduation last week.

Earning master's degrees in pastoral theology and leadership from the Adventist University of Africa, the first 174 graduates of the program are seen as products of the Adventist Church's expansion of higher education in Africa, regional church leaders said.

In 2003, church education officials met in Tanzania, first to recommend establishing a postgraduate institution to meet the needs of students seeking Adventist higher education in Africa. They later decided to offer master's degrees through three existing church-run campuses across the continent: Babcock University in Nigeria, Solusi University in Zimbabwe and the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton in Kenya.

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