...what we do...
Kettering College, born out of Adventist faith, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in health science. Upholding Christ, the college educates students to make service a life calling and to view health as harmony with God in body, mind, and spirit.
...what we will become...
Innovation. Superior graduates. Passion for service and health.
...what are essential to fulfilling our mission and vision...
- We value personal and professional integrity and accountability in all relationships.
- We value an approach to health science education that promotes advances in the effective practice and delivery of health care.
- We value creative, future–oriented preparation of health care professionals to meet the challenges of providing comprehensive and compassionate health care.
- We value spiritual wholeness and nurture personal spiritual growth.
- We value and respect the dignity of all people as being made in the image of God.
- We value being called to Christian service through the ministry of healthcare as a reflection of Christ's unconditional love.
- We value excellence in teaching and clinical competence evidenced in personal and professional growth.
- We value promptness and effectiveness in responding to the needs of others.
- We value life–long learning as an integral part of our professional calling and personal growth.
- We value social responsibility and service to others.
- We value partnerships that foster enhanced service to our community.
As an institution of Christian higher education, Kettering College actively seeks and values individuals from diverse backgrounds and beliefs. Diversity among students, faculty, and staff greatly enriches the educational experience and produces graduates who are able to provide high-quality, whole-person care to the communities they serve.
Understand the Christian concepts of self-giving love and whole person wellness, and how they shape the ideal of service. Make a habit of service, so that it informs personal and professional choices and builds commitment to others in both the local and global community.
Interact with others in a friendly, patient, and open manner building positive relationships and engaging in effective teamwork with colleagues and the community at large. Understand the various ethnic, socio-economic, and religious groups encountered in personal and professional life and apply that understanding to the health care setting.
Understand ethical concerns, particularly of Christian health care, and make informed and principled choices in one’s professional and personal life.
Assess audience and use appropriate current modes of communication effectively including speaking, reading, writing and listening. Demonstrate quantitative literacy, computer literacy, information literacy, and effective use of media.
Appropriately analyze, synthesize, and evaluate problems and perspectives. Provide recommendations and carry out plans to solve problems informed by careful analysis.