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Cleveland Area Campus (College in Cleveland Area)

27557 Chardon Road, Cleveland, OH 44092 · 440-944-0825 | Directions

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

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Check with campus for Online Program availabilityContact an Admission representative to learn about which degree program may be best for you. Multiple Online College Courses also available through ANU's eUniversity eLearning programs.

College in Cleveland Area OH

Next term starts April 10, 2017
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Notice to students and prospective students: American National University, Youngstown, has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), due to consistent noncompliance with retention standards: 56% (2015) and 55% (2016) as reported on the Campus Accountability Reports.



Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting
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Will I be able to fit classes into my busy life?

Our curricula are geared for students with busy work and family lives, who are looking to get started in a new career or advance in their current line of work. With your busy schedule in mind, ANU offers:

  • Online, on-campus, or blended degree programs: that allow you to take classes on your time in a format that fits you
  • Video conferencing options: which allows us to offer you classes without delaying your schedule and connects you to students across campuses and states
  • Day and evening on-campus classes1: To fit your scheduling needs
  • Each on-campus class held once a week: Leaving you with more time open for work and family
  • Frequent term starts with short breaks in between: so you can finish your degree quickly and retain the information you’ve learned
  • Short programs: Designed to equip you with a degree and get you started on your career without wasting your time

Will I be able to afford it?

Our professional financial planners can craft a plan to make college a reality for you. We understand that each student has unique circumstances and questions, which is why each student meets personally with a student service representative to identify available sources of financial assistance. Several financial aid/FAFSA options are available to students who qualify including:

What if I need help?

American National University has a family-like campus atmosphere with all the resources of a large university. From small classes, to a team of staff and faculty dedicated to helping you succeed, you’ll find you will fit right into the ANU Cleveland Area community.

  • Personalized attention: receive one-on-one attention from teachers and staff members who know you by name
  • Hands on learning with career professionals as instructors: Rather than just relying upon theoretical book learning, ANU offers instruction that gives you practical experience in your field, taught by people who have experience in your future field
  • Career Services: Even before you graduate, our career services team can help you prepare your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques, and offer support in your search for your future career opportunities
  • Alumni Benefits: Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher2 courses available throughout your career.

Come in for a tour of your future classrooms and meet your future teachers, staff members, and fellow-students today!





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Where Are You Located?

Our campuses are easy to get to, offer ample parking, and with our eLearning options you may even be able to take classes from home.

Directions to the Cleveland Area OH location:

From I-90 W: I-90 W toward Cleveland. Take the OH-84/Bishop Rd exit, Exit 187. Turn left onto OH-84/Bishop Rd.Turn Right onto Chardon RD/US-6/OH-84. 27557 Chardon Rd is on the Right.





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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.

8 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Royall Chambers - Director of Health Information Technology

Royall Chambers

Director of Health Information Technology


Royall C. Walker-Chambers graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Medical Professions, College of Medicine, from The Ohio State University. Royall's concentration was in Health Information Management and Systems. Upon graduating, she took her Health Information Administration examination and earned the credentials of R.H.I.A., (Registered Health Information Administrator). She has worked in the health information management industry for the past 15 years with a majority of her experience being on a management level. She has held the position of Director of Health Information departments for various health care facilities ranging from mental health to skilled nursing facilities. Royall was the Director of Operations for an Information System in which she held the largest account for the company throughout the U.S. She also serves as an HIM consultant for several facilities for HIPAA, Survey readiness, and Interim Director. Royall teaches all courses in health information, including coding, management/supervision, health care statistics, healthcare law and ethics. She also serves as director of the health information technology program at the Cleveland Area Campus.

Derek Dixon - Instructor

Derek Dixon



Derek Dixon has been a professional librarian for nearly 20 years, having worked in three college libraries. He holds a Master of Library Science degree from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Oberlin College. Derek teaches courses in information literacy, subject database research, and using reference search tools. As an English instructor, he teaches Preparatory English, specializing in grammar, usage, sentence structure, composition and research.

Andrew Eade - Director of Health Care Education

Andrew Eade

Director of Health Care Education


Andrew Eade earned his Master of Science degree in Nursing and Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Phoenix. He has worked as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Units of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and University Hospitals of Cleveland. Additionally, he has worked in the Emergency Department at Metrohealth Medical Center. Andrew has been an instructor at the National College Cleveland Area Campus since 2011 and currently serves as Director of Health Care Education.

Annette Jackson - Instructor

Annette Jackson



Annette Jackson holds a Master of Business Administration degree and is a Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist. She is an instructor at the National College Cleveland Area Campus.

Annette has been featured in our National Newsletter. » read article

Robert Johnson - Director of IT Programs

Robert Johnson

Director of IT Programs

BS; A+, Network+, MCSA 2003 and MCT

Robert Johnson has worked in the IT field for more than 15 years in industries covering several areas, including appliance, automotive, and education. He has held several IT positions from IT Project Manager, Network Administrator, to Web developer. During his time in IT, he has also conducted corporate training to showcase new features of software and systems. Robert received his Bachelor of Science degree in Technology from Kent State University and holds several IT certifications, including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCSA2003, and MCT. He currently teaches courses in the Computer and Information Systems Engineering programs at the Youngstown and Cleveland Area Campuses, where he also serves as Director of IT Programs.

Dorene Kray - Instructor

Dorene Kray


M.Ed. in Adult Learning & Development B.A.-Business Management; A.A. Applied Business

Dorene Kray has held a variety of positions within the corporate, nonprofit, and governmental sectors of the business community in the last 25 years, including ownership of a consulting business, and brings a depth of experience to share with students. Kray earned a Masters of Education specializing in Human Resources from Cleveland State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Ursuline College, and an Associate of Applied Business from Cuyahoga Community College. Mrs. Kray is an instructor in the Business Department and currently teaches Human Resources.

Walter Moss - Department Chair - Business Management

Walter Moss

Department Chair - Business Management


Walter Moss has been with the Cleveland Campus since November, 2009 and is currently the Department Chair for Business Management. He holds Master's Degrees and Bachelor's Degrees in Business from Cleveland State University. Walter worked in the private sector as an inventory accountant and in supply chain management.

Nicholas Skeriotis - Instructor

Nicholas Skeriotis



Nicholas Skeriotis has served in a variety of positions within the medical industry, including staff accountant and director of operations, and he is currently running several companies in that industry. Nicholas received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from the University of Akron and his MBA from Kent State University. He teaches accounting and taxation, as well as other business-related courses at the National College Cleveland Area 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. At ANU, the process of helping you find 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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Alliance with Practice Allows Medical Assisting Students to Gain Real-World Experience

Alliance with Practice Allows Medical Assisting Students to Gain Real-World Experience

“When we need an externship site to deliver non-traditional office hours for our upcoming graduates, we can count on Dr. Ho and his group.”

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