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"I have two young kids and have been working during a pandemic in critical care, and I just appreciate that American Sentinel is so great about understanding that working adults in school have many responsibilities."

The RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and Master of Science Nursing programs at American Sentinel College 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 2019 data 66.2% of American Sentinel College'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 College 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

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

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– Sonny Aguilar, MSN in Nursing Management and Organizational Leadership 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.

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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.

$430

Per Credit Hour

BSN

$560

Per Credit Hour

MSN

$770

Per Credit Hour

DNP

Accredited Degree Programs


We offer many high-quality, market-relevant degree programs, some of which are highlighted below.  Our bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are programmatically accredited by CCNE. Our DNP program is programmatically 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. 99% student satisfaction rate based on End of Couse Surveys in 2019. Students can choose from two online learning formats: a self-paced format called Powered by SIMPath® or a more traditional term-based format with 8-week classes.

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. Students can  choose from two online learning formats: a self-paced format called Powered by SIMPath® or a more traditional term-based format with 8-week classes.

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designed for nurses with a BSN who wish to advance their career. 100% online and designed for working professionals. Students can choose from five specializations: Case Management, Infection Prevention and Control, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, Nursing Management and Organizational Leadership. Students can choose from two online learning formats: a self-paced format called Powered by SIMPath® or a more traditional term-based format with 8-week classes.

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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. 100% online.

"I love doing the clinical nurse specialist work but I’d love to find ways to help my facility positively affect patient outcomes. I learned how to do that sort of impactful work as a student at American Sentinel. It’s probably been the biggest benefit of the program."

– Kristi Gabel, DNP in Executive Leadership student 

Why American Sentinel?

  • A variety of financial aid options. We offer in-house financing with 0% interest, military benefits, and we accept employer reimbursement.
  • Real-world education taught by experts in their fields. 90% of American Sentinel students say their coursework was relevant and the learnings could be applied to their job. (American Sentinel College Biannual Student Survey 2021)
  • Dedicated support. All students work closely with a student success advisor. In our 2021 survey, 85% of American Sentinel students say they were satisfied with the personal support received from advisors and faculty.
  • Student Experience: 98% of all American Sentinel students said they are satisfied with their studies. (End of Course Surveys 2020) 
  • Innovative online learning platform. Students interact with their peers and professors in our online community.
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90% 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, 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).

"From the first week I started, I have been able to use the knowledge I’ve gained to help other people. American Sentinel has been instrumental in my personal and professional development."

– LaVorne Smith, BSN graduate and current MSN in Nursing Leadership and Organizational Management student 

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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 three specializations: Psychiatric and Mental Health, Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. 

Source: American Sentinel College Biannual Student Survey 2021, American Sentinel College End of Course Surveys 2020

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designed for nurses looking to lead healthcare organizations toward improved patient care. Students will be equipped to shape the future of nursing and healthcare. Students can choose from two online learning formats: a self-paced format called Powered by SIMPath® or a more traditional term-based format with 8-week classes.

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In March of 2021, American Sentinel University officially merged with Post University® to become American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences at Post University.