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Academic Schools and Centers

The following list provides information on the deans and directors of APU’s schools/colleges and research centers.

Schools and Colleges

Matthew's headshot

Interim Dean, Azusa Pacific Seminary and School of Theology

School of Theology Departments:

  • Biblical and Religious Studies
  • Practical Theology
  • Theology
  • Philosophy
John's headshot

Interim Dean, College of the Arts

Schools and Departments:

  • School of Music
  • School of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Department of Art
  • Department of Cinematic Arts
  • Department of Communication Studies
  • Department of Design
  • Department of Theater Arts
Louise's headshot

Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Biology and Chemistry
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • English
  • Sociology, TESOL, and Modern Languages
  • History and Political Science
  • Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics
David's headshot
Dean, Honors College
Marjorie's headshot

Interim Dean, School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences


  • Criminal Justice
  • Kinesiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Higher Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
Wendi's headshot

Interim Dean, School of Business and Management

  • Leung School of Accounting
  • Leadership and Organizational Psychology
Marjorie's headshot

Interim Dean, School of Education


  • Educational Leadership
  • School Counseling and School Psychology
  • Teacher Education
Renee's headshot

Dean, School of Nursing

Research Centers

Center for Career and Community-Engaged Learning
Michelle LaPorte, MEd, director

Center for Research in Science
Louise Ko Huang, PhD, director

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Center for Vocational Ministry

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.