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"I love this school – the schedule, the availability of classes and the eight-week courses. I always thought a brick-and-mortar setting was the best for me, but with three kids now plus a job, this is perfect for my life."

The RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and Master of Science Nursing programs at American Sentinel University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

 Payment plans as low as $250/mo:

* Refers to the monthly payment for the RN to B.S. Nursing program under the UBenefit Payment Plan. Payment plan terms for other programs may vary.
Participants in the UBenefit Payment Plan will graduate with a balance owed to the University, but the UBenefit Payment Plan allows the graduate to pay off the remaining balance in fewer than 36 months. No interest is charged.

Debt free:

** Based on 2018 data 60.7% of American Sentinel’s students graduate debt free. This figure includes graduates paying out of pocket for their education and those receiving tuition reimbursement from their employer.
The University also offers payment plans financed over four- or nine-month increments depending on program of study that will allow a participant to graduate debt free.

Graduate Debt Free**

Ask about our 0% financing and low monthly payment plans. Our competitive tuition rates and flexible payment options allow most of our students to graduate debt free.

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– Sharon VanDalinda, BSN graduate and current MSN student

American Sentinel University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, DEAC (Formerly Distance Education and Training Council-DETC), which 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.
American Sentinel's nursing education Bachelor's and Master's degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


You can afford your nursing degree

Most American Sentinel students are working professionals with full-time jobs, families and personal obligations. With classes starting often, our BSN, MSN and DNP programs are designed for you.

American Sentinel’s cost per credit hour is one of the lowest among comparable online schools. Combined with outstanding faculty, superior student support and high-quality programs, we offer an excellent value.

For RNs, we offer bachelor’s (BSN), master’s (MSN) and doctoral programs (DNP). Healthcare management graduate degrees are also available. Not only will you increase your job opportunities and earning potential, but your American Sentinel degree also provides relevant real-world education taught by experts from the healthcare field with course work that’s immediately applicable to your current job.


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Accredited Degree Programs

American Sentinel University offers many high-quality, market-relevant degree programs, some of which are highlighted below. Our bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by CCNE. Our DNP program is accredited by ACEN.

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designed for RNs with degrees in nursing. 100% online and can be completed in as few as eight months. 98% student satisfaction and one of the highest graduation rates in the industry at 88%. Competency-based and course-based programs available.

enables RNs to take the fast track from RN to BSN and MSN. Save time and money by taking the BSN and MSN together. 100% online with five specializations to choose from.




designed for nurses with a BSN who wish to advance their career. 100% online and designed for working professionals. Students can choose from seven specializations: Case Management, Infection Prevention and Control, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, Nursing Management and Organizational Leadership, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, and Family Nurse Practitioner. 




aimed at nurses with a MSN degree who want to lead. Our practice-focused program features four specializations: Professional Leadership, Educational Leadership, Executive Leadership and Informatics Leadership. Flexible online program with only one short 4-day residency.

"It was the most affordable program I found, which was great, but I also really liked the curriculum and the way I was treated by the admissions people."

– Cynthia Guevara, MSN graduate

Why American Sentinel?

  • A variety of financial aid options. We offer in-house financing with 0% interest, federal student aid, military benefits, and we accept employer reimbursement.
  • Real-world education taught by experts in their fields. 92% of American Sentinel students say their coursework was relevant and the learnings could be applied to their job. (Biannual Student Survey 2019)
  • Dedicated support. All students work closely with a student success advisor. In our 2019 survey, 89% of American Sentinel students say they were satisfied with the personal support received from advisors and faculty.
  • Student Experience: 99% of all American Sentinel students said they are satisfied with their studies. (End of Course Surveys 2018) 
  • Innovative online learning platform. Students interact with their peers and professors in our online community.
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92% of American Sentinel students say their course work was relevant and the learnings could be applied to their job.
97% of American Sentinel nursing students would recommend our program to family, friends and co-workers.

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Our competitive tuition rates—one of the lowest among online universities—and flexible payment options allow most of our students to graduate debt-free.** 


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Some with 0% financing with as little as $500 down.
Monthly payments* as low as $250 (BSN) to $400 (MSN).


"I've always tried to lead by example. The DNP has made me a much stronger leader and given me the skills to make our college better and more successful."

– Stephanie Yackel, DNP graduate

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Designed for nurses with a BSN who want to provide patient-focused care as a leader of a healthcare team. Classes are 100% online. Students can choose from two specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.