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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 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 Lexington 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 online options you may even be able to take classes from home.

Directions to the Lexington KY location:

From the North on I-75: Take Exit 110 (Winchester Road).Head west on Winchester Rd (US 60) approximately 1/3 mile. Turn left onto Sir Barton Way. The college will be on your left after approximately 1 mile.

From the East on I-64: Take Exit 81 to I-75 South. Head west on Winchester Rd (US 60) approximately 1/3 mile. Turn left onto Sir Barton Way. The college will be on your left after approximately 1 mile.

Take Exit 108 Man O'War. Travel southwest on Man O'War Blvd (Hwy 1425) approximately ¼ mile. Turn right onto Sir Barton Way. The college will be on your right after approximately 1-1/4 mile





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.

12 faculty listed below

Our Faculty at a Glance

Randie Barnett - Instructor

Randie Barnett


A.S.; B. S.; MBA

Randie Barnett worked in the medical field for 28 years, where she served in Radiology and as Women's Health and Resource Center Manager for Norton Hospital in Louisville. She has been with National College since 1999 in the medical education program. Randie contributed 10 years of service in medical missionary clinics in orphanages in Africa, Ukraine, Russia, and Poland. She holds an Associate degree and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Louisville, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree in Health Administration from Bellarmine University.

George Camp - Department Chair - Information Systems Engineering

George Camp

Department Chair - Information Systems Engineering


George Camp has worked in the IT field for several years as a website developer, computer technician, and database administrator. He received his bachelor's degree in Information Technology from Sullivan University and holds certifications as a Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional, a Microsoft Certified Support Associate, and several CompTia certifications. George is an instructor at the National College Lexington Campus, where he currently serves as Department Chair of the Information Systems Engineering program.

William Gray - Director of Radio

William Gray

Director of Radio


William Gray has worked in the Radio and Television field for more than 15 years. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Morehead State University. William is currently the Director of the Radio and Television Broadcasting program at the Lexington Campus and teaches many of the related courses.

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

Jessica Hart - Director of Health Care Education

Jessica Hart

Director of Health Care Education


Jessica Hart has worked in the medical field for more than 13 years and is presently a paramedical examiner with Portamedic. Jessica has an associate degree from Sullivan University and is a Certified Medical Assistant. She is currently the Director of Health Care Education and teaches various medical classes at the Lexington Campus of National College.

David Hoagland - Instructor

David Hoagland



David Hoagland has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). David has experience in many areas of accounting, including public practice, governmental accounting and industry and has served as staff accountant, manufacturing accountant, division director, and chief financial officer (CFO). He has owned and operated various businesses during his career and is a member of his state (KSCPA) and national (AICPA) accounting organizations. David teaches primarily accounting and business courses at the National College Lexington Campus. He also serves as an instructor through classroom-conferencing for the Harrisonburg Campus.

James Hurst - Department Chair - Accounting

James Hurst

Department Chair - Accounting


James Hurst has been with National College since 1976 and has served as the Department Chair for the Business and Accounting program at the Lexington Campus since 1982. He holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting and a master's degree in Business Education and has completed two years of law school. He is presently an accountant for Cardiology Associates, Mid-America Rare Coin Galleries, and other local businesses.

Jill Jones - Instructor

Jill Jones



Jill Jones has over 25 years of experience as a licensed Pharmacist in retail and hospital pharmacies in the Lexington area. She holds a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and is an instructor at National College's Lexington Campus.

Angela Maggard - Instructor

Angela Maggard



Angela Maggard holds a bachelor's degree from Morehead State University, as well as an Associate degree in nursing & allied health and radiologic technology. She worked in General, Cardiovascular, & Thoracic Surgery for 10 years before starting her own medical consulting business. Angela has been an instructor at National College for 10 years and also currently works as a Paramed Examiner for insurance and disability companies.

Regina Shumard - Director of Surgical Technology

Regina Shumard

Director of Surgical Technology


Regina Shumard is a surgical technologist who received her training with the U.S. Army at Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Her position as a surgical technologist has given her many opportunities to travel, such as a tour in Iraq for Operation New Dawn from Nov. 2010 to Nov. 2011. She has also had the opportunitiy to work at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Regina is an instructor at American National University's Lexington Campus, where she is also serving as director of the surgical technology department. She also currently serves as an Army reservist.

Wayne Smorstad - Instructor

Wayne Smorstad



Wayne Smorstad is a military veteran and gained extensive experience in transportation logistics while in Vietnam. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology from Austin Peay State University. He is a member of the Association for Operations Management (APICS). Wayne is employed by a large commercial and industrial manufacturing company and has extensive experience in multiple areas, including accounting, finance, engineering, supply chain, production operations, and management. He earned a six sigma black belt level and has extensive lean manufacturing training and application of lean principles. Wayne serves as an instructor at the National College Lexington Campus and is also a partner in a small business.

Paula Squires - Instructor

Paula Squires



Paula Squires holds a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology from Sullivan University. She worked as a programmer with a company designing software for government offices and has most recently worked as an executive assistant. Paula is an instructor of Microsoft, keyboarding, and ISE courses at the National College Lexington Campus.

Penelope Stauffer - Instructor

Penelope Stauffer



Penelope Stauffer has been serving the community as an educator since 1975. She has been an instructor in West Virginia and Kentucky in both private and public schools. Currently at National College, Penelope teaches courses in Environmental Science, Biology, Microbiology, and Diseases of the Human Body. She holds a bachelor's degree in Biological and General Science and a master's degree in Education from Marshall University.


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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