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Our Business Administration Management program provides students with business training in general administrative skills as well as a diversified background in business management principles. The broad knowledge gained will provide a solid base for entry into a wide range of corporate positions such as marketing, sales, administration, human resources, accounting, and even business ownership. Studies include accounting, business law, computer systems and software technologies, marketing, supervisory management, consumer behavior, communications, and small business management.

Martinsville VA Campus

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Important campus information:

  • Application Fee Waived for Term starting December 1, 2014
  • No Tuition Increase through June 2015
  • Blue Ribbon Grant for eligible military veterans/dependents awards up to $15,000
  • Workforce Development Grant - a matching grant to help offset the cost of tuition for eligible students. Awards up to $7,500 per year
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Details and History

Located on North Memorial Boulevard (US 220), the Martinsville campus is easily accessible from Business Routes US 58 and US 57, serving students throughout Patrick and Henry counties.

American National University has helped working adults in the Martinsville area achieve their education goals since 1978 and continues to build on its reputation among local employers for its skilled graduates.

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Academics

American National University (ANU) is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and offers degrees and diplomas in medical, business, and technology fields such as:

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Our Faculty

The key to our success is a faculty of industry-leading professionals.  Drawing on personal insights, our instructors provide students with a real-world perspective to prepare them for success in well-defined fields of employment.

At American National University we emphasize individual attention for our students, from enrollment to graduation with frequent and helpful faculty interaction every step of the way.  Our class sizes are smaller, with an average of 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.

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Our Faculty at a Glance

Elizabeth Barker - Department Chair - Administrative Office Professional

Elizabeth Barker

Department Chair - Administrative Office Professional

MEd, MOS, BS

Elizabeth Gayle Barker has served in a variety of teaching positions within the educational field. She received her bachelor's degree and Virginia Professional Teaching Certificate from Radford College (now University) and her master's degree from the University of Virginia. She is Microsoft Office Specialist certified, an RMA proctor, campus administrator, and an assistant librarian. Elizabeth is an instructor of keyboarding, Microsoft Office, general education, and medical office courses at the Martinsville Campus, where she currently serves as Department Chair of the Administrative Office Professional program.

Joan  Blankenship - Instructor

Joan Blankenship

Instructor

Master of Science, Education; RN

Joan Blankenship has worked in both the medical field and the business field for more than 40 years and presently serves as a consultant to a national environmental conservation organization. Joan is a Registered Nurse with a Master of Science in Education degree. She teaches both medical and business courses for the Martinsville Campus.

Wilhelmina Foster - Instructor

Wilhelmina Foster

Instructor

BA, MS, PhD

Wilhelmina Foster holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Master of Science degree from Radford University, and a PhD from Madison University. During her career, she served as a teacher for Roanoke City Public Schools. Wilhelmina has been an instructor at the Martinsville Campus since 1991 and previously served as department chair for general studies.

Christopher Harding - Instructor

Christopher Harding

Instructor

BS, AAS, MCT, MCP, MSDST, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+

Christopher Harding has worked with technology for more than 15 years and is presently a senior analyst for a global marketed membership support firm, in addition to serving as an instructor at the Martinsville Campus. He holds an Associate of Applied Science degree from Patrick Henry Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree in software engineering with a minor in database administration from Radford University. He also holds numerous industry certifications, including Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician, CompTIA A+, and CompTIA Network+.

John Inman - Instructor

John Inman

Instructor

MBA; BS; A.A.S

John Inman has worked in education for more than 20 years and is presently teaching at the middle school level in the area of Business & Information Technology. John's previous teaching positions were at the high school level in the areas of Special Education and Business & Information Technology. He holds an Associate of Arts and Science degree in Electronics from Patrick Henry Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics from Greensboro College, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University. John is currently an instructor of technology courses at the ANU Martinsville Campus, where he has been for over 15 years.

Glenda Jenkins - Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

Glenda Jenkins

Pharmacy Technician Department Chair

ASS/RN, ChpT

Glenda Jenkins has been in the medical field for 37 years. She obtained her Registered Nursing degree from Patrick Henry Community College and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Glenda teaches medical assisting, pharmacy technician, and clinical courses and is currently serving as Department Chair of the Pharmacy Technician Program at the Martinsville Campus.

Gary  Jenkins - Director of Health Care Education

Gary Jenkins

Director of Health Care Education

RN, AAS-N

Gary Jenkins has worked in the medical field for 39 years. He holds an Associate Degree in Nursing from Patrick Henry Community College and is a Registered Nurse. Gary is an instructor of medical courses, including the medical clinical classes. He currently serves as the Director of Health Care Education for the Martinsville Campus, where he supervises the Medical Assisting and Pharmacy Technician Externship programs.

Susan Largen - Instructor

Susan Largen

Instructor

M.Ed, BS, AS

Susan Largen has a Master of Education degree with an endorsement in Reading Specialization from Averett University in Danville, VA. She taught in the Henry County School System for 30 years. Susan currently serves as a church administrative assistant and is an instructor of various English courses at the Martinsville Campus.

Alice Martin - Department Chair - Accounting

Alice Martin

Department Chair - Accounting

MBA; BBA

Alice Martin has worked in the accounting profession for more than 25 years serving as Accounts Payable Manager, General Accounting Supervisor, and Property Accountant for a Fortune 500 company. She received her Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University and her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Virginia Union University. Alice is an instructor of accounting and business courses for the Martinsville Campus and currently serves as Department Chair for the Accounting program.

Sarah  Rakes - Instructor

Sarah Rakes

Instructor

B.S.

Sarah Rakes is currently a biology instructor specializing in human biology and zoology. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a chemistry minor and a focus in pre-veterinary science from Christopher Newport University of Newport News, VA. Sarah previously worked as a veterinary technician for six years. While attending Christopher Newport University, she worked as a biology research technician for three years. She also interned at the Virginia Museum of Natural History as a biology research assistant. Sarah teaches human anatomy and physiology as well as medical terminology.

Patricia Schofill - Director of Information Systems Engineering

Patricia Schofill

Director of Information Systems Engineering

BE Electrical Engineering, MPS Human Relations, MCP, MCDST, MCT, A+, Network +

Patricia G. Schofill has worked within the Computer and IT industry for more than 25 years. She has held a variety of positions, including manager of an internet company, Senior Analyst and Team Leader at COMPAQ Computer division of TAG, and as a Field Service Engineer at Siemens. Patricia has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, and a Master's degree from New York Institute of Technology. She is currently the Director of IT Programs and Department Chair of Information Systems Engineering at the Martinsville Campus. Patricia teaches Networking, Windows Server Administration, and other ISE courses.

Elizabeth Stanley - Instructor

Elizabeth Stanley

Instructor

BSA, MLA, MCHP

Lizz Stanley has worked in the environmental science field for 25 years and is presently the Executive Director of the Gateway Streetscape Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, a Master of Landscape Architecture degree, and a Master Certificate of Historic Preservation. She is an instructor of environmental science courses at the Martinsville Campus.

Patricia Stephens - Department Chair - General Education

Patricia Stephens

Department Chair - General Education

BA, MDiv.

Patricia Stephens worked as a high school math teacher for 20 years. She also served as an associate at East Carolina University. She holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics, as well as a master of divinity degree. Patricia is an instructor of Preparatory Math, Business Math, and Algebra at the Martinsville Campus.

Pamela Van Nutt - Department Chair - Computer Applications Technology

Pamela Van Nutt

Department Chair - Computer Applications Technology

BS

Pamela Van Nutt worked as a computer programmer within business and academia for 10 years while living in New York. She has been an instructor at the Martinsville Campus for the past 10 years and has been Department Chair for the Computer Application Technology program for much of that time. Pam teaches COM and ISE courses. She obtained a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York- Institute of Technology.

Lisa Williams - Instructor

Lisa Williams

Instructor

AA, CPC, CEMC

Lisa Williams has worked in the medical field for the past 16 years and is presently the Billing Manager with Martinsville Physician Practices. She received her associate degree from National College in Martinsville and holds two coding certifications. Lisa teaches the Coding and Billing courses in the Medical Billing and Coding Program at the Martinsville Campus.

Gwen Williams - Instructor

Gwen Williams

Instructor

B.S.

Gwen Williams has been an instructor for more than 10 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Service Counseling from Old Dominion University. Gwen is an instructor at the Martinsville Campus.

 

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Career Services and Employer Partnerships

At American National University, the success of our students is always priority number one.

American National University knows that transitioning from being a student to becoming a working professional requires more than just a good education, and that the process of helping you find a great career opportunities begins long before you enter our doors. The academic leaders at ANU work with local employers to ensure that our programs align with careers of today and the future.

We will assist you with creating goals and exploring career options. No matter where you are in your career, you will always have access to the full range of services. Here are a few of the many services we offer:

  • Mock interviews
  • Business etiquette training
  • DVD, books, and magazines on conducting your job search
  • Coaching on dressing for success
  • Assistance with writing resumes and cover letters
  • Tips on researching potential employers
  • Access to current local job openings
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Map / Directions for Martinsville VA, VA Campus

276-632-5621  •  Schedule a Visit  •  905 North Memorial Boulevard, Martinsville, VA 24112

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From Business Routes 58 take slight right onto Chatham Rd/ VA-457. Turn left onto VA-457 W/ Commonwealth Blvd W. Continue to follow Commonwealth Blvd W. Turn left onto US-220 BR/ Virginia Ave. Continue to follow US-220 BR. End at 905 Memorial Blvd N Martinsville, VA 24112-2420