American National University
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Louisville Campus (College in Louisville)

4205 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40216 · 502-447-7634 | Directions


The Louisville Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). ABHES is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education for the accreditation of private, postsecondary institutions in the United States offering predominantly allied health education programs.

Major Announcement

The following programs are approved for non–immigrant alien students and currently offered by American National University.

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Domestic Programs on Campus

Distance Education

Through American National University - Salem (Roanoke Valley), separately accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, students have access to multiple online programs through Distance Education eLearning formats.



College in Louisville KY


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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 Louisville 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 Louisville KY location:

From anywhere in Kentuckiana, we're easy to find. Traveling on the Watterson Expressway (264 West) to Dixie Highway - Shively exit (8B). Take a quick right onto Herbert Avenue. Turn right into our parking lot or after exiting Shively exit 8B, proceed to the first stop light and turn right onto Garrs Lane. Turn right again at the end of lane. Go to stop sign, turn right again onto-Herbert Avenue. Turn left into our parking lot.





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Our Faculty

The key to our success is a faculty of Professional Instructors with Industry Experience.  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

Mark Carlisle - Department Chair - Accounting

Mark Carlisle

Department Chair - Accounting


Mark Carlisle has served in a variety of positions in the financial services industry, including as a financial analyst, a commercial lender, in numerous types of accountant/auditing roles, and he has written several banking administrative "how to" manuals. Mark received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Vanderbilt University, his Advanced Accounting Certificate from Bellarmine University, a Master of Arts degree in Finance, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University. Mark is presently working on earning a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Louisville. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and is an instructor and Accounting Department Chair for the Louisville Campus, where he primarily teaches a wide range of accounting courses along with selected business and history courses.

Niles Charlet - Instructor

Niles Charlet



Niles Charlet has been an instructor with National College since April of 2005. She has taught an array of courses in the fields of business, English, and general education. Niles holds an Associate and Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies from Sullivan University, a Master's degree in Business Management, and a Certificate in English/Language Arts from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Theresa Collins - Instructor

Theresa Collins


MS,BA, AA, Diploma CMA(AAMA), CPhT

Theresa Collins has worked in the medical field for more than 20 years. She has a master's degree in Counseling from Capella University, a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Sullivan University, an Associate degree in Medical Assisting and a diploma in Pharmacy Technician from National College, and an Associate degree in Human Services-Counseling from Jefferson Community College. Theresa is currently certified as a Medical Assistant and Pharmacy Technician. She is an instructor of courses such as Introduction to Pharmacology, Healthcare Law & Ethics, Pharmacy System of Operations, and Pharmacy Practice at the National College Louisville Campus.

Theosious Fuqua - Department Chair - Bachelor Business Management

Theosious Fuqua

Department Chair - Bachelor Business Management


Theosious Fuqua has served in a variety of positions in the business industry, including district accounting manager, operations manager, inventory control manager, project manager, executive director of procurement, and account executive in advertising. He has been an instructor for more than 17 years and is presently the Business Department chair for the Louisville campus. Theosious received his bachelor's degree in business administration from McKendree College, as well as an MBA and DBA from Wakefield University. He teaches economics, marketing, business law, principles of management, organiztional behavior, organizational management and leadership, and introduction to business courses.

Michele Harbin - Department Chair -  Health Care Management

Michele Harbin

Department Chair - Health Care Management


Michele Harbin has worked in the medical field for more than 26 years and is presently a corporate nurse educator with a major healthcare system. Michele received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and her MBA in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. She is the Healthcare Management Department Chair at the National College Louisville Campus and is an instructor of Healthcare Management courses. Michele has held various clinical, management, and educator positions in the surgical healthcare setting. She has been a Board Certified Registered Nurse of the Operating Room since 1990. She was the recipient of the Nurse of the Year award from a previous employer, as well as the Top 100 Leaders Distinguished Alumni Award from Vanderbilt University.

Elizabeth Head - Instructor

Elizabeth Head



Elizabeth Head has over 18 years of supervisory management experience and over 5 years in Health Information Management. She currently works for a large regional hospital as a medical coder/billing specialist. She also teaches Health Information Technology courses at the Louisville Campus.

Patricia Henderson - Instructor

Patricia Henderson



Patricia Henderson has over 12 years of experience working at a local healthcare facility as a medical coder/billing specialist. She is a Certified Professional Coder and currently teaches Medical Insurance courses at the Louisville Campus.

Shanita John - Instructor

Shanita John



Shanita John has worked in the medical field for over 15 years and is an instructor at the National College Louisville Campus. She has an Associate in Applied Science Degree from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, as well as a Clinical Medical Assistant Diploma. Shanita has worked overseas at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and was officially commended for superior performance as a Health Technician from the Department of the Army. She teaches invasive procedures, medical office procedures, and other medical courses.

Aquila Johnson - Instructor

Aquila Johnson



Aquila Johnson has served in several positions in the financial arena for over 21 years. Aquila received her bachelor's degree in business from University of Louisville, and her master's degree from Indiana Wesleyan. She is an instructor at National College's Louisville Campus and teaches principles of accounting, payroll accounting, computerized accounting, intermediate accounting, and income taxes.

Bonnie Kiefer - Director of Health Care Education

Bonnie Kiefer

Director of Health Care Education


Bonnie Kiefer has worked in the medical field for over 30 years, including time spent as a nursing assistant, clinical assistant, medical secretary, medical assistant, and as an instructor and mentor. She is a graduate in Medical Assisting from National College and currently serves as the Director of Health Care Education for the Louisville Campus.

Terry Newby - Director of IT Programs

Terry Newby

Director of IT Programs

B.A., B.S., MBA

Terry Newby is a Louisville native and graduated from Morehead State University and Xavier University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science, and a Master of Business Administration degree. He is a U.S. Navy veteran. Terry serves as Director of IT programs at National College's Louisville Campus.

Juan Sandoval - Instructor

Juan Sandoval



Juan Sandoval has over 20 years of experience in the IT field, serving mainly as a Systems Architect, a Systems Engineer, a Database Designer, and a Software Developer. He holds a Master of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree. Juan currently teaches upper level Information Systems Engineering courses at the Louisville 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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