"The Adventist Virtual Library (AVL) was created in 2007, and functions under the sponsorship of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, with headquarters in Miami, Florida, USA. It was created as an initiative of the IAD Office of Education. The librarian of the Adventist Vitual Library is Sherleen Oyarzabal, who is under the supervision of Carlos Robles. Our sponsor is a non-profit organization. The AVL is a cybernetic port created to facilitate the access to varied databases and links in several languages and diverse educational disciplines that complement the teaching-learning and investigative process in all the educational Adventist institutions that are part of the Inter-American Division. This project has been a cooperative effort for the purpose of accessing valid academic information at the least possible cost. The users of the AVL will be teachers, students, parents, leaders and pastors, who are sponsors and members of the Inter-American Adventist Educational system. The objective of the AVL is to promote the religious aspect which characterizes us as an organization, and to contribute to the academic, cultural, and social development of our institutions and constituents.
If you still do not know what are the steps to take in order to access information related to your admission to Herbert Fletcher University, here you will find each of the answers to your questions.
What are the advantages of studying in HFU?
A- Studying at HFU has many advantages, among them; you can study from home, office or other location that has internet connection. You do not need to leave your home or work to study, you can study at times that it is mostly convenient.
Is Herbert Fletcher University accredited?
A- Herbert Fletcher University has begun in the process of submitting documentations to the Adventist Accrediting Association and Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
How much time takes the Masters to be completed?
A- According to the program structure and nature of the courses the student may complete a Master degree in 2 years and a half. This period is not fixed but approximation because also depends of the accomplishments of the student.
What are the requirements to register?
A- Please refer to Admission Process to see the general admission requirements. For a more detailed description please go to specific program of study.
Who do I send my documents after they are completed?
A- By e-mail to:
or by mail to:
Herbert Fletcher University Admissions and Records Office PO BOX 3269 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00681
How many courses I can enroll for class' session?
A- HFU divides the academic year in four (4) sessions. During the first academic year courses are distributed as follows: one (1) course will be offered in the first session, one (1) course will be offered in the second session, two (2) courses in the third session, and one (1) course in the fourth session. From the second year onwards academic course offerings per session is 2, 1, 2, 1.
How long is each course?
A- Each course lasts 10 weeks.
How many hours should I devote to study for each course?
A- It is estimated that by spending four hours a week of study per course is necessary and sufficient to acquire the knowledge and skills required.
How can I know which courses will be offered?