American Sentinel University

Introduction

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, and 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 ...


... 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.

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Programs

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Master of Science in Business Intelligence (MSBI)

Online Part time September 2016 USA Birmingham

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 [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Science in Information Systems

Online Part time September 2016 USA Birmingham

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 [+]

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.... [-]