Friday, July 31, 2009

American Sentinel University Online

About American Sentinel University Online

American Sentinel University exists to enable their students to achieve their educational and professional goals. Their high quality online degree programs have been designed so that their 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, and award-winning professor at Vanderbilt University).

American Sentinel University is:

· Licensed in 1998 (American College of Computer & Information Science) and 2000 (American Graduate School of Management)
· Over 20 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 enhance their professional and civic lives.

Vision Statement

To be recognized as a world leader ...
... for 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...
... for 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...
... for innovative use of technology that creates new standards in assessment and achievement of academic excellence...
... for understanding and meeting the changing needs of its students, communities, and other constituents...
... for creating excellence in student and constituent services.


Continued Improvements in Quality Outcomes

American Sentinel University places the creation of value for the learner at the center of all that they do.

American Sentinel University embraces the change necessary to continually improve their standards and processes to create "best in class" educational content and learning assessments.

American Sentinel University is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council. The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education has authorized American Sentinel University to operate as a degree granting institution under the Degree Authorization Act. The Colorado Commission on Higher Education is the state policy and coordinating board for Colorado's higher education system. American Sentinel University's Alabama operating subsidiary is also licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education.

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