American Sentinel University
 

Category: Non-traditional | State: N/A

About American Sentinel University
 

American Sentinel University is a healthcare focused online university educating working professionals. We enable professionals to enhance their civic and professional lives with advanced critical thinking and in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry. We cater to students that need flexibility, support, and innovative learning techniques. Students choose us because our accredited programs (accredited by DEAC, CCNE, and ACEN) meet their needs; they stay because of our support. The degree and certificate programs are relevant to students' military and post-military careers. With student support by faculty, assigned student success advisor, and readily available online resources, we are here to help you succeed every step of the journey to your educational goal.
 

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Why attend American Sentinel University
 

We support the Military Student Bill of Rights, offering no-cost evaluation of prior college, military training, and DSST, CLEP and ACE. Work experience credit can be applied for after enrollment. Terms begin monthly and classes are asynchronous. There's no need to be online specific days of the week or times of day; work on classes when it works for you. Degree and certificate programs in the fast-growing healthcare industry. Faculty have real-world experience in many health sectors, making what you learn in the classroom immediately applicable to your job, while positioning you for career advancement. Offering a variety of support services and resources that help students navigate our programs.
 

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Top Degrees

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Educational/Instructional Technology

A program that focuses on integrating technology into educational curricula. Includes instruction in foundations of educational technology, computer applications, utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, distance education, and designing and producing educational software and materials.

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Health Professions & Related Programs

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Health Services Administration

A program that focuses on the application of policy analysis, public administration, business management, and communications to the planning and management of health services delivery systems in the public and private sectors, and prepares individuals to function as health services administrators and managers. Includes instruction in health systems planning, public health organization and management, pubic health policy formulation and analysis, finance, business and operations management, economics of health care, organizational and health communications, marketing, human resources management, and public health law and regulations.

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Nursing Administration

A program that prepares registered nurses to manage Nursing personnel and services in hospitals and other health care delivery agencies. Includes instruction in principles of health care administration, resource and financial management, health care law and policy, medical personnel management, and managed care operations.

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Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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Operations Management & Supervision

A program that prepares individuals to manage and direct the physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization, particularly those relating to development, production, and manufacturing. Includes instruction in principles of general management, manufacturing and production systems, plant management, equipment maintenance management, production control, industrial labor relations and skilled trades supervision, strategic manufacturing policy, systems analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, and materials planning.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $14,400 $14,400 $9,270 $9,270
Fees $500 $500 $500 $500
Room N/A N/A N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $1,800 $1,800 $900 $900
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $16,700 $16,700 $10,670 $10,670
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Study skills workshops
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes