American Sentinel University Partners with City and County of Denver to Make Quality Education Affordable to All Employees

AURORA, Colo. – May 15, 2014 – American Sentinel University, an accredited online university that offers degree programs focused on the needs of high-growth careers, has been named an approved education provider for the City and County of Denver’s City Employee University.

The education partnership provides City and County of Denver employees and immediate family members with access to affordable, flexible and accredited online degree and certificate programs. American Sentinel offers courses monthly to fit the needs of busy working professionals to meet their educational and career objectives.

“The partnership recognizes that American Sentinel and Denver City Employee University are actively committed to providing greater education opportunities and services to the local Denver community,” says Blair Smith, Ph.D., dean, informatics-management-technology at American Sentinel University. “The City and County of Denver is a major employer in the area and we support their vision to create growth and professional development opportunities for their employees. We are proud that our degree programs will help nurture a culture that values competence, continuous improvement and leadership in their organization.”

American Sentinel’s online programs are catered to professionals at various stages in their careers. With an advanced degree, students can directly impact their organization and career. Students gain the tools, business fundamentals and leadership abilities to achieve career success in health care, informatics, management and technology.

“We are always pleased to form partnerships with organizations that can assist City employees in achieving their goals.  American Sentinel offers unique programs that will benefit both the City and its employees,” says David Pickart, City University program manager.

American Sentinel offers accredited online degree programs in nursing, informatics, management, and technology including a MSN program with five specializations and a DNP program with two specialty tracts. In addition, the university offers programs in geographic information systems (GIS), computer science, business intelligence, information systems management, and nursing informatics.

Learn more about American Sentinel University’s online degree programs at or call 866.922.5690.

About American Sentinel University
American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited associate, bachelor's and master's online degree programs focused on the needs of high-growth sectors, including information technology, computer science, GIS masters programs, online GIS certificates, computer information systems and business intelligence degrees. The university is accredited by the 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.

About City University
In October of 2013 the City and County of Denver’s Office of Human Resources launched Denver City Employee University (City University). It provides an innovative blended learning experience for all City and County of Denver Employees. City University offers modernized training through a combination of online and facilitated courses focused on the City’s most critical business needs – leadership, customer service, business acumen, and information technology. Through City University and its strong partnerships, we make the most important investment in the success of all City and County of Denver employee. We ensure that we continue to properly serve and address the needs of Denver residents today and in the future.

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