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Through their unique education partnership, American Sentinel and your employer are dedicated to helping YOU achieve YOUR career goals by providing YOU the fast, flexible and future-focused educational programs that improve patient care.

American Sentinel’s accredited online nursing degrees address today’s healthcare issues that are of most concern to you. That means what you learn in class today, can be used at work tomorrow.

Our industry-leading RN to BSN Powered by SIMPath®, for example, takes advantage of what you already know, and is garnering rave reviews from students, some of whom have completed their BSN in a few as 8 months at a tuition cost of $6,000.

Looking to earn your BSN? MSN? DNP? NP*?

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Accreditation

What’s in it for You?

  • Reduced tuition rates
  • Flexible options to pay for school
  • Tuition deferment program – tuition deferred until 30 days after course completion (only the new student resource fee is due prior to enrollment)
  • Payment options allow the majority of students to graduate debt free
  • CCNE-accredited bachelor’s and master’s nursing degrees
  • ACEN-accredited doctor of nursing practice
  • Complete most degree programs in two years or less
  • Convenient online learning format (no set lecture or log-in times)
  • One-on-one intensely personal support from dedicated student advisors
  • Dedicated support. Our 2019 survey showed 97% of the nursing students agreed that they are happy with their experience at American Sentinel and that it was the right choice for them
  • Real-world education taught by experts in their fields. 92% of students surveyed report that their course work is immediately applicable to their jobs
  • Online chats, articles and webinars about leadership, careers, professional advancement and today’s most important topics in healthcare
  • American Sentinel ensures your success! Your dedicated Student Success Advisor will work hand-in-hand with you to create a positive experience by guiding you through each process for attaining your advanced degree.

Nursing Degrees

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Registered Nurse to B.S. Nursing

Registered Nurse to B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN) is an accelerated nursing degree program for RNs with associate degrees in nursing. We offer both traditional course-based and accelerated competency-based BSN programs.

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Registered Nurse to B.S. Nursing/M.S. Nursing ​

Registered Nurse to B.S. Nursing/M.S. Nursing (RN to BSN/MSN) is a fast-track program that enables RNs to earn their BSN and MSN degrees (5 MSN specializations).

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M.S. Nursing/MBA Healthcare

With our M.S. Nursing, Management and Organizational Leadership/MBA Healthcare degrees, you’ll be equipped to shape the future of nursing and healthcare. This dual degree program is designed for nurses looking to lead in healthcare organizations and drive new policies to improve patient care. Taking this dual degree program can save you time and money as opposed to earning both degrees separately.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with four specializations to choose from: Educational LeadershipExecutive LeadershipInformatics Leadership and Professional Leadership.

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Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

Infection Prevention and Control Certificate gives clinicians, nurses, physicians, managers, non-nurse practitioners, infection control team members and others the knowledge they need to develop best practices for infection prevention and control.

Healthcare Management Degrees

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MBA Healthcare

MBA Healthcare is designed for current and future healthcare professionals seeking to lead in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

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M.S. Nursing/MBA Healthcare

With our M.S. Nursing, Management and Organizational Leadership/MBA Healthcare degrees, you’ll be equipped to shape the future of nursing and healthcare. This dual degree program is designed for nurses looking to lead healthcare organizations toward improved patient care.

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M.S. Nursing, Management and Organizational Leadership Specialization

M.S. Nursing, management and organizational leadership specialization prepares staff nurses for broader executive and management opportunities.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership

Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership prepares master’s-educated nurses for leadership roles in today’s dynamic healthcare environment.

Nurse Practitioner now offered in 43 states

State Authorization, Licensure and Disclosure

American Sentinel University reviews the relevant rules and regulations for each State before enrolling students in that State. Information regarding the authorization of American Sentinel University to enroll students in the Nurse Practitioner program for each state can be found on our State Authorization and Licensure page. Additionally, important disclosures related to the licensure and certification requirements in each state can be found under each state on that page.

Tuition

Partner employees receive special tuition rates (per credit hour)

Degree ProgramPartner TuitionStandard Tuition
RN to B.S. Nursing (Term-Based)$370$430
RN to B.S. Nursing (Powered by SIMPath®)$2,890 per semester$3,100 per semester
RN to M.S. Nursing$350 for undergrad courses
$460 for grad courses
$430 for undergrad courses
$560 for grad courses
Master's programs (Term-Based) $460$560
Master's programs (Powered by SIMPath®)$3,700 per semester $4,000 per semester
M.S. Nursing, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner Specializations$460 – MSN Core Courses; $475 – MSN NP Role and Population Focused Courses$560 – MSN Core Courses; $575 – MSN NP Role and Population Focused Courses
DNP$685$770
IPC Certificate$460$560

RN to B.S. Nursing, term-based

Program Fees

FeesTerm-BasedPowered by SIMPath®
Application fee$0$0
Shadowhealth™$90-110$90-110
Course extension fee$150N/A
Late course registration fee$50$50
Program switch fee$150$150
Prior learning assessment fee (per course)$300N/A
Test out fee (per test)$300N/A
Humanities credit by exam$125$125
Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment)$50$50
Graduation fee$150$150
Graduation Ceremony Attendance Fee$125$125
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested)$10 per request$10 per request
New student resource fee$100$100
Resource fee:$200 per 12 credit hours$200 per semester

Other Costs

Other CostsAmount
BooksNew books cost approximately $150 per course. Students may purchase used books. Students are not required to purchase books and materials directly from the university. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers. Mandatory $90-110 fee for Shadowhealth™ is required.

RN to B.S. Nursing, Powered by SIMPath®

Program Fees

FeeAmount
Application fee$0
Shadowhealth™$90-110
Late course registration fee$50
Program switch fee$150
Humanities credit by exam$125
Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment)$50
Graduation fee$150
Graduation Ceremony Attendance Fee$125
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested)$10 per request
New student resource fee$100
Resource fee$200 per semester
Prior learning assessment feeNot available at this time

Other Costs

Other CostsAmount
BooksNew books cost approximately $150 per course. Students may purchase used books. Students are not required to purchase books and materials directly from the university. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers. Mandatory $90-110 fee for Shadowhealth™ is required.

Master’s

Program Fees

FeesTerm-BasedPowered by SIMPath®
Application fee$0$0
Shadow Health (Nursing degrees)$90-110$90-110
Shadow Health Pharmacology (MSN NP programs only as needed)$90-110N/A
EHRGo (Nursing degrees)$45 for 12 weeks$45 for 12 weeks
Navigate 2 Scenario for Health Care Finance$25$25
APEA Exam Fee (MSN NP program only)$35N/A
SPSS (Business degrees)$43 for 6 months$43 for 6 months
Course extension fee$150N/A
Late course registration fee$50$50
Program switch fee$150$150
Prior learning assessment fee (per course)$400Not available at this time
Test out fee (per test)$400Not available at this time
Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment)$50$50
Graduation fee$150$150
Graduation Ceremony Attendance Fee$125$125
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested)$10 per request$10 per request
New student resource fee$100$100
Resource fee$200 per 12 credit hours$200 per semester
Clinical Fees (MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs only)$750/clinical courseN/A

Other Costs

Other CostsAmount
BooksNew books cost approximately $150 per course. Students may purchase used books. Students are not required to purchase books and materials directly from the University. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers.
SoftwareFor Master of Science in Nursing degrees, some courses require mandatory purchase of software including Shadow Heath, Shadow Heath Pharmacology, EHRGo, and Navigate 2 Scenario for Health Care Finance (Nursing Degrees). For Master of Business Administration, SPSS is required. For more detail, please see the fees section above and the specific course descriptions in the academic catalog.
Costs associated with background checks and malpractice insuranceStudents enrolling in the RN to BSN/MSN or MSN program are required to establish a CastleBranch account that collects, tracks and monitors the documentation required for the practice experiences you will complete during your nursing program. Fees vary by state, please contact CastleBranch and your insurance company for actual costs.
Costs associated with clinical preceptorship (MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs Only)Each student in the MSN – Nurse Practitioner program is required to find their own clinical preceptor. Students struggling to find a clinical preceptor may choose to contract with a company that specializes in finding the nearest available clinical preceptors. Students should understand, however, that there is typically a service fee charged by these companies that is not covered by the Nurse Practitioner Program Clinical Fee. Any costs associated with obtaining a Clinical Preceptor or Clinical Site for the program are the sole responsibility of the student.
Practicum WorkroomA fee of $400 per 8-week term will be charged for students who need to enroll in one or more Practicum Workrooms to complete practice hours because they received transfer credit for one or more MSN courses that did not contain the required practice hours, or enrolled in the DNP Executive Leadership specialization and did not complete 400 practice hours during their master’s program. This allows students to earn the practice hours required to complete a MSN program (400 hours) or the DNP program (1,000 post baccalaureate hours). This fee is non-refundable once the 8 week term has commenced.

Doctoral

Program Fees

FeeAmount
Application fee$0
EHRGo$45 for 12 weeks
SPSS$43 for 6 months
Course extension fee$150
Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment)$50
Program switch fee$150
Graduation fee$150
Graduation Ceremony Attendance Fee$125
Late course registration fee$50
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested)$10 per request
DNP resource fee$300 twice during the program
DNP project feesDNP Project II $1,200, N761PE $1,200
DNP capstone continuation feeThe purpose of this fee is to cover expenses for resources and faculty support when a student slows down or discontinues progress on his/her DNP project. This $350 fee is assessed monthly when a student fails to meet the required perquisite deliverables for DNP Project II or N761PE.

Other Costs

Other CostsAmount
BooksAn estimated cost of textbooks and other learning materials required for the program is $2,500. Students are not required to purchase books and materials directly from the university. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers.
SoftwareFor Doctoral degrees, some courses require mandatory purchase of software including EHRGo and SPSS. For more detail, please see the fees section above and the specific course descriptions in the academic catalog.
Costs associated with background checks and malpractice insuranceStudents enrolling in the DNP program are required to establish a CastleBranch account that collects, tracks and monitors the documentation required for the practice experiences you will complete during your nursing program. Fees vary by state, please contact CastleBranch and your insurance company for actual costs.
Practicum WorkroomA fee of $400 per 8-week term will be charged for students who need to enroll in one or more Practicum Workrooms to complete practice hours because they received transfer credit for one or more MSN or DNP courses that did not contain the required practice hours, or enrolled in the DNP Executive Leadership or Informatics Leadership specialization and did not complete 400 practice hours during their master’s program. This allows students to earn the practice hours required to complete a MSN program (400 hours) or the DNP program (1,000 post baccalaureate hours). This fee is non-refundable once the 8-week term has commenced.