American Sentinel University


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.



American Sentinel University
2101 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 200

35205 Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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