American Sentinel University Named Top Military-Friendly School by Military Advanced Education Magazine
AURORA, Colo. – January 16, 2014 – American Sentinel University was selected as a top military-friendly university by Military Advanced Education (MAE) Magazine for the fifth consecutive year. This distinction puts the university in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are working hardest to further academic success of U.S. service members.
American Sentinel University was selected after meeting five gauges of criteria representing key categories of concern to service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents and includes: military culture, financial assistance, flexibility, support online and support on-campus. The university is featured in the magazine’s ‘2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities’ now available online at www.mae-kmi.com.
“We are privileged to be selected for the fifth consecutive year by Military Advanced Education Magazine as a top military-friendly school,” says retired Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Capicik, vice president, military programs at American Sentinel University. “Our focus is to help our military students succeed by improving faculty engagement and offering degree programs that meet the needs of high-growth industry sectors. We collaborate with industry partners to ensure that our degrees cover the most relevant subject matter, guaranteeing that our students have the skill sets necessary to meet the present day and future job market requirements.”
American Sentinel is committed to providing a flexible, accessible education well suited to service members. In addition to comprehensive military-friendly college transfer and work experience credit policies, discounted tuition rates and acceptance of TA and Veterans Affairs GI Bill benefits, American Sentinel provides military scholarships, as well as book stipends, for active-duty service members and their spouses.
“Veterans have a uniquely valuable skill set. They’re leaders, self-starters, determined and disciplined. Our programs at American Sentinel University are designed to enhance these characteristics, promoting student success and ultimately, greater employment opportunities,” says Kurt Linberg, Ph.D., provost at American Sentinel University. “Receiving Military Advanced Education’s military-friendly designation is an indicator that our high caliber degree and certificate programs help our students meet their professional and civic goals.”
For more information on American Sentinel’s distance learning degrees and certification programs relevant to students’ military and post-military careers, visit http://www.americansentinel.
About American Sentinel University
American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited online undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs focused on the needs of high-growth sectors in informatics, management technology and nursing. American Sentinel offers computer science, GIS, health care informatics, information systems management and business intelligence degrees. The university is accredited by the 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.