American Sentinel University exists to enable our students to achieve their educational and professional goals. Our high-quality online degree programs have been designed so that our students can maximize their Return on Learning.

American Sentinel's educational approach is backed by top leaders in higher education in North America. American Sentinel was founded as a Vanderbilt University Technology Company by nationally recognized academic and business leaders, including Joe B. Wyatt, Chancellor Emeritus of Vanderbilt University and Dr. Richard W. Oliver, CEO of American Sentinel University (author of several management books, former VP Marketing for Nortel, an award-winning professor at Vanderbilt University).

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1988 (American College of Computer & Information Science) and 2000 (American Graduate School of Management)
  • Over 15 online degree programs with no residency requirements
  • 1,200+ students
  • 1,400+ alumni
  • 40+ full and adjunct faculty (over 60% with PhDs)
  • 35+ academic administrators and staff
  • Offices: Denver, CO, and Birmingham, AL
  • Accredited: Distance Education & Training Council
  • Student Satisfaction: average more than 90% across programs

Mission Statement

American Sentinel University's mission is to provide high-quality, innovative degree and certificate programs that enable students to develop the critical thinking, decision-making, and leadership skills necessary to enhance their personal lives and their careers in emerging industries and fast-growing sectors of the global economy.

Vision Statement

To be recognized as a world leader in providing accessible, quality, advanced education for the motivated, non-traditional learner/professional who seeks to lead in emerging industries or growing market sectors of the global economy.


Providing new levels of access to motivated, non-traditional students who here-to-fore have not had the opportunity for advanced professional degrees for reasons of time, money, or geography.


Innovative use of technology that creates new standards in assessment and achievement of academic excellence.


Understanding and meeting the changing needs of its students, communities, and other constituents


Creating excellence in student and constituent services.

This school also offers:

Certificate

American Sentinel University

The PMP certification examination measures the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques that are utilized in the practice of project management ... [+]

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, offered by the Project Management Institute, is the most esteemed Project Management Certification. The PMP certification examination measures the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques that are utilized in the practice of project management. The PMP certification is universally accepted and recognized.

PMP and Your Career

The PMP designation following your name tells current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace. In addition to validating the proficiency of a professional in project management, PMP certification also serves as a screening tool for companies recruiting Project Managers.... [-]

USA Birmingham Aurora
September 2020
Part-time
Online

MBA

American Sentinel University

The online accelerated MBA program is designed for working professionals who seek to develop their skills and gain the career advantages resulting from a high-quality MBA ... [+]

The online accelerated MBA program is designed for working professionals who seek to develop their skills and gain the career advantages resulting from a high-quality MBA program that can be completed in a timeframe determined by the student.

The focus of the MBA is the development of appropriate planning methodologies for evaluating and applying a firm's resources and core competencies to its business environment, matching these resources to the long-term mission and vision of the organization, and integrating these processes to develop strategies for sustaining competitive advantage.

The accelerated MBA program courses are open for enrollment once a month.

Concentrations... [-]

USA Birmingham Aurora
September 2020
Part-time
Online
American Sentinel University

American Sentinel's MBA-Healthcare is the best of both worlds - a state-of-the-art MBA program at its core, supplemented by a special focus on health care ... [+]

Program Overview

The healthcare industry is experiencing dramatic growth and change, requiring leaders who possess both an appreciation of this industry's unique challenges and best practices, and also a comprehensive business education.

American Sentinel's MBA-Healthcare is the best of both worlds - a state-of-the-art MBA program at its core, supplemented by a special focus on health care. We designed this program to prepare graduates for senior managerial positions in healthcare capable of integrating ideas from different disciplines and industry best practices to the unique challenges of health care.

The MBA - Healthcare program courses are open for enrollment once a month.... [-]

USA Birmingham Aurora
September 2020
Part-time
Online

MSc

American Sentinel University

The Master of Science in Business Intelligence (MSBI) program is a professionally oriented program which develops the diversified analytical skills and competencies requi ... [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Business Intelligence (MSBI) program is a professionally oriented program which develops the diversified analytical skills and competencies required gain insight and intelligence into the in the operations of a modern business enterprise.

The Business Intelligence program is designed for students seeking to acquire a higher level of knowledge and understanding of business operations. Students will acquire the key analytical skills needed define and implement key performance metrics across business units. Further, students will learn to use tools such as Six Sigma to identify business processes ideal for improvement. With a focus on quantifying business operations, students will learn to tell a business story using verifiable numbers. Business intelligence is about using data to understand and improve operations. This program teaches those key skills.... [-]

USA Birmingham Aurora
September 2020
Part-time
Online
American Sentinel University

The online Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program is designed for professionals who are seeking the skills and knowledge necessary to manage information ... [+]

Program Overview

The online Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program is designed for professionals who are seeking the skills and knowledge necessary to manage information systems resources in today's organizations. Individuals enrolling in the program should have either a bachelor's degree in information systems, management, or a related field or a bachelor's degree in a non-related field of study with significant IT-related work experience.

The aim of the program is to produce graduates who are capable of leadership in information systems through the formulation and implementation of information systems that address organizational needs and provide decision support. The curriculum focuses on strategic skills needed to integrate an organization's information systems with its management goals by encompassing a broad spectrum of both information systems and advanced business courses.... [-]

USA Birmingham Aurora
September 2020
Part-time
Online