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American Sentinel University Doctorate

Degree Doctorate
American Sentinel University


Program Overview

American Sentinel University offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice program for nurse leaders and educators seeking a practice-focused degree that will help you gain the credibility, management skills, credentials and industry knowledge you need to lead in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. Our DNP degree program features the flexibility of online learning, experienced faculty with significant nursing leadership and educational experience, and a nationwide representation of students to learn and grow with. Choose from four DNP specializations: Educational Leadership, Executive Leadership, Informatics Leadership or Professional Leadership. There is no final dissertation. Instead, the final DNP capstone project allows you to apply your American Sentinel education directly to your work.

Program Highlights


Delivery Type

  • Traditional Term-Based – 100% online, courses are only 8 weeks long and start every month. Year one: You choose between a four-day onsite residency in Denver (onsite residency option is currently cancelled indefinitely due to COVID-19), or a two-week virtual residency. Year two: one-day virtual residency.


  • Residents of all 50 states are eligible to enroll in this program.


  • Courses start every other month

Length of Programs

  • 28 months

Length of Term

  • 8-week classes that start every other month.

Program Details



American Sentinel University has collaborated with BHMT to offer you a discounted tuition rate of $685/credit hour. The program is 42 credit hours. Total tuition is $28,770 (could be less if you have transfer credit).
BHMT will pay a maximum of $5,250 per calendar year directly to American Sentinel University on your behalf for your DNP program. You will be responsible for all costs above this calendar year maximum of $5250.

Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.