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College in Indianapolis IN

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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 Indianapolis 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!





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 Indianapolis IN location:

From I-465, take Exit 35 to 82nd Street east. The College is on the far side of Castle Lake, adjacent to I-465, at 6060 Castleway West Drive.

From I-69, take Exit 1 and drive west on 82nd Street to any entrance into Castleton Park, which is directly across from the shopping center. The College is on the far side of Castle Lake, adjacent to I-465, at 6060 Castleway West Drive.





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.

9 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Lacy  Boyd  Jr. - Instructor

Lacy Boyd Jr.



Lacy E. Boyd Jr. has over 35 years of experience in Information Technology working for Xerox Corporation and Lexmark International. He is a U. S. Navy Veteran and has worked as a Systems Analyst, Systems Consultant and Corporate Instructor and trainer. He owns Grand$ystems Consultants who focuses mainly on Health Information Technologies. Lacy received an associate degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Kentucky, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Indiana Wesleyan, and a Master of Science degree in Health Care Management. Lacy had an article, "Evolving Technologies: Are We Ready," published in the inaugural issue of a new online, peer-reviewed publication, titled Instructional Practice in Higher Education: an Online Journal. He is an instructor in the IT department at the Indianapolis Campus.

John Capella - Department Chair - General Education

John Capella

Department Chair - General Education


John Capella received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with a business management minor from Ohio University. He served in the United States Air Force, where he was promoted to 1st Lieutenant, and then worked for General Motors (Chevrolet Motor Division) in various sales and marketing capacities, such as District Manager, Sales Promotion Manager, Zone Business Manager, and was promoted to the central office as National Training Manager and Business Manager. During his Chevrolet career, he received the District Manager of the Year award four times, won National Sales Activities, and was selected to attend the prestigious Wharton School of Business. John has also created his own consulting business, has worked at dealerships as Promotional and Marketing Manager, and served as Director of Marketing/Admissions Coordinator for Northwood University in Indianapolis. John currently serves as department chair for General Education at National College in Indianapolis, where he is an instructor in English Composition, Preparatory English, Written Communications, and Oral Communications. He recently received an Outstanding Instructor Award from the IAPCS and an Outstanding Service Award from National College. He is sponsor of the Indianapolis Campus Student Activity Council (SAC) and has created programs such as Attitude of the Month and Top Educator of the Term.

Ronald Hicks - Instructor

Ronald Hicks



Ronald Hicks has over 22 years of experience in the Supply Chain Management field, including more than 20 years in a hospital setting. He holds an associate degree in management, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilmington University in Delaware, and a Master of Science degree in management from Indiana Wesleyan University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and serves as an instructor at the Indianapolis Campus of National College.

Michael Jefferson - Instructor

Michael Jefferson



Michael Jefferson graduated with a Master of Science degree in Media Arts and Science from Indiana University in Indianapolis and graduated with honors from Jackson State University with a degree in Political Science/Pre-Law. He is an instructor at the National College Indianapolis Campus, where he also serves as Department Chair of IT Programs. Michael was also offered an opportunity to become an inspector by the lead ACICS reviewer. He served as Interim Campus Director for the Indianapolis Campus in 2011.

Michael Jordan - Instructor

Michael Jordan



Michael Jordan holds a bachelor's degree in Computers and Electrical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration degree, a master's degree in Computer Resources and Information Management, and several Microsoft certifications. He has twenty years of technology-focused experience in education, business consulting, six sigma improvement, and project management in multiple countries and environments, including business startups with angel and venture funding. Michael is an accreditation evaluator and program specialist for the national accreditation organization ACICS. Additionally, he continues to serve his country as a Commander and Drilling Reservist in the U.S. Navy and has been the recipient of several military awards, including two Navy Commendation Medals, three Naval Achievement Medals, an Air Medal, and other personal and service awards. Michael is an information technology instructor at National College's Indianapolis Campus.

Kim Neal - Instructor

Kim Neal



Kim Neal has worked in the medical field for more than 15 years and is presently an instructor in health care education at National College in Indianapolis, where she teaches medical office finance, medical office procedures, and other IT courses. She earned her Master of Business Administration/ Master of Health Care Management degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, as well as her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Business Information Systems.

Victoria Payne - Instructor

Victoria Payne



Victoria Payne is an instructor of Health Information Technology courses at the Indianapolis Campus. She has worked full time in the medical field for 17 years in a variety of capacities, including positions in accounts receivable, coding, compliance and management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from IUPUI and holds certification as a Certified Professional Coder by the AAPC.

Patricia  Ridge - Director of Health Care Education

Patricia Ridge

Director of Health Care Education


Patricia Ridge has worked in the health care field for over 10 years and is presently the Director of Health Care Education at National College in Indianapolis. She holds an associate's degree from Indiana Business College and is a Certified Medical Assistant through AAMA. She is an instructor of medical terminology, invasive and non-invasive clinical procedures, as well as other medical courses.

Demelece Stewart - Department Chair - Accounting

Demelece Stewart

Department Chair - Accounting


Demelece Stewart has worked in the Accounting field for over 12 years. She received her associate degree in accounting from Ivy Tech Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, and a Master of Business Administration degree specializing in accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is an instructor of accounting, business, and general education courses at the National College Indianapolis Campus and serves as department chair for the accounting program.


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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

Read more about ANU's Career Services »