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WUST’s Mission

The mission of Washington University of Science and Technology is to provide qualified students with career-related education based on scholarly, innovative, and practical approaches to meet emerging global challenges through the following triple objectives:


  • To develop and offer career-oriented degree programs. 

  • To provide skills development and practical training.

  • To provide ongoing career development services for job placement.


WUST’s Purpose

The purpose of WUST and its programs is to provide affordable yet effective education services with lifelong learning opportunities to every human being for their intellectual, professional, and leadership development and growth, whether they are young or old, rich or poor, privileged or underprivileged (financially, physically and/or socially), local or remote.


Founding Philosophy

WUST was founded from a deep commitment of transforming the world by providing a quality and most effective education to all individuals around the world to provide lifelong learning opportunities for all learners at the local, national, and global levels based on the instruction presented by competent faculty, the offering of advanced and rigorous academic curricula, and the use of technologies for the most effective and efficient delivery of instruction.

Institutional Goals

In order to fulfill its mission, the University established the strategic goals:

  1. To pursue the academic excellence in career-related education,

  2. To achieve financial sustainability and strength by efficient and effective resource management, and

  3. To manage the global expansion and growth successfully.

WUST’s Learning Outcomes

These University learning outcomes encapsulate the knowledge, skills and values the institution aims to help students develop through their educational experiences, regardless of the program of study they are enrolled in.


In fulfilling its mission, WUST’s graduate will be able to gain the following skills:

  1. Professional Competency

  2. Critical thinking and problem-solving

  3. Effective Communication & Collaboration

  4. Social Responsibility & Ethical Values   


Core Values

The essential drive of WUST is reflected in its variety of educational programs offered to worldwide students.

  1. Diversity: WUST welcomes students from all over the world and fosters equal participation of all its constituents[a4] .

  2. Lifelong Learning: WUST stimulates and promotes learning and life-long knowledge retention through continuing education.

  3. Affirmative Spirit: WUST promotes integrity and harmonious work with pride and compassion.

  4. Partnership Cooperation: WUST cooperates with all its stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff, and community citizens.

  5. Effective Instructional Delivery: WUST’s educational programs are designed for students who aspire to many professional areas of study.  WUST’s instructional delivery is based on primarily residential settings.


​Civil Right Compliance
In compliance with Federal, State and local government requirements and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, WUST will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, association, national and ethnic origin, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition or physical disability, or qualified disabled veterans in the administration of its educational programs, university-administered programs, publications, admissions of students, award of tuition assistance and loan programs or in its employment practices.


Statements regarding tuition and fees contained in this Catalog comply with the 8 VAC 40-31 et seq. of the Virginia Administrative Code as adopted by the State Council for Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV).

The academic and graduation requirements and the curricula outlined herein apply to all appropriate students enrolling at WUST as of September 2009 and thereafter.

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