Our Mission

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences serves as a learning-centered university dedicated to preparing highly competent professionals through innovative academic programs with a commitment to continue its osteopathic heritage and focus on whole person healthcare, scholarship, community health, interprofessional education, diversity, and underserved populations.

Learn more about A.T. Still University

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. Learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 700 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.


Our school is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

A.T. Still University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

College of Graduate Health Studies

The goal of the College of Graduate Health Studies at A.T. Still University is to provide comprehensive and relevant online health management knowledge through superior quality, innovative online education.


The College's degree programs provide working healthcare professionals an opportunity to earn a prestigious degree in the healthcare industry. Options at the College of Graduate Health Studies include: Doctor of Education in Health Professions, Doctor of Health Sciences, Doctor of Health Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Public Health – Dental Emphasis, and Master of Science in Kinesiology.

ATSU’s College of Graduate Health Studies embodies ATSU’s founding tenets of osteopathic medicine. Since 1892, Andrew Taylor Still’s tenets have served as our founding principles and have become the osteopathic healthcare education model worldwide.

Health management is one of the fastest growing professions today, with expanding opportunities to make a true difference in the communities you will serve. Healthcare today and in the future needs more compassionate and visionary leaders to overcome the challenges before us.

ATSU-CGHS’s distinguished online doctoral and master’s programs provide the flexibility necessary for working professionals to meet their career development goals. Curriculum reflect the most current advancements in the industry and prepare graduates to be proactive in navigating the ever-changing healthcare tide. ATSU Online students also have opportunities to gain real-world clinical experience in their hometowns, other areas of the country, and around the globe.

Graduates become part of the 125-year history of excellence and are connected to a family of professionals that have the passion to serve where needed most.

Our Programs

  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health - Dental Emphasis
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology
  • Doctor of Health Administration
  • Doctor of Health Education
  • Doctor of Health Sciences
Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:


A.T. Still University, Online

This 100% online program prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus is to create elite healthcare professionals who are ... [+]

This 100% online program prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus is to create elite healthcare professionals who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of public health.

This program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is ranked #1 Online Public Health Master’s Degree by bestcolleges.com.

Chair: Mary-Katherine Smith, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, CPH Credits: 48 Cost/Credit: $638 Total Cost: $30,624 Length: 2 years on average (5-year max)

Overview

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at A.T. Still University prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus of this master’s in public health online is to create elite healthcare professionals who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of healthcare.... [-]

USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
Read more in English
A.T. Still University, Online

This 100% online program is the first and only program of its kind in the world allowing for seamless integration of dental content within the core MPH curriculum. This b ... [+]

This 100% online program prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus is to create elite healthcare professionals who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of public health.

This program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is ranked #1 Online Public Health Master’s Degree by bestcolleges.com.

Chair: Mary-Katherine Smith, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, CPH Credits: 48 Cost/Credit: $638 Total Cost: $30,624 Length: 2 years on average (5-year max)

Overview

A.T. Still University’s (ATSU) online Master of Public Health – Dental Emphasis (MPH-D) degree through the College of Graduate Health Studies (CGHS) is the first and only program of its kind in the world. The program allows for a seamless integration of dental content within its core MPH curriculum. This best-in-class dental public health degree combines the strengths of both our renowned College of Graduate Health Studies and schools of dentistry for unparalleled depth of resources and expertise that streamlines completion and results in a superior educational experience.... [-]

USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
Read more in English
A.T. Still University, Online

This program is a post-professional degree designed for working health and fitness professionals. This online degree is focused on developing experts to be clinical leade ... [+]

This program is a post-professional degree designed for working health and fitness professionals. This online degree is focused on developing experts to be clinical leaders in kinesiology, exercise science, health, and fitness. Students develop skills to help lead their community and advance their practice. They gain comprehensive knowledge and proficiency in functional anatomy, exercise physiology and kinesiology, behavior change, functional assessment and exercise program design.

This program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has five specialty track options: exercise & sports psychology, geriatric exercise science, sports conditioning, corrective exercise & orthopedic rehabilitation, and adaptive sports.... [-]

USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
Read more in English
A.T. Still University, Online

This 100% online program prepares health professionals to become innovative leaders and problem solvers within the healthcare industry. By blending the theoretical with t ... [+]

This 100% online program prepares health professionals to become innovative leaders and problem solvers within the healthcare industry. By blending the theoretical with the practical, the coursework provides students with the holistic knowledge needed to transition into careers that improve and influence healthcare administration systems.

Chair: Letha Williams, Ph.D. Credits: 36 Cost/Credit: $638 Total Cost: $22,968 Length: 2 years on average (5-year max)

Overview

The Master of Health Administration degree at the A.T. Still University prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the healthcare industry. The focus of this Master of Health Administration degree is creating elite leaders who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of healthcare. This 100 percent online Master of Health Administration program integrates web-based instruction, directed readings, email, and chat room interactions between students and faculty. Students in the Master of Health Administration degree program are taught by expert and highly qualified healthcare faculty and healthcare industry professionals.... [-]

USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
Read more in English
A.T. Still University, Online

This 100% online program prepares health professionals to become innovative leaders and problem solvers within the healthcare industry. By blending the theoretical with t ... [+]

This 100% online program prepares health professionals to become innovative leaders and problem solvers within the healthcare industry. By blending the theoretical with the practical, the coursework provides students with the holistic knowledge needed to transition into careers that improve and influence healthcare administration systems.

Chair: Letha Williams, PhD Credits: 62 Cost/Credit: $1000 Total Cost: $62,000 Length: 3-4 years on average (7-year max)

Overview

The Doctor of Health Administration degree program at A.T. Still University (ATSU) prepares health professionals to become innovative leaders and problem solvers within the healthcare industry. By blending the theoretical with the practical, the coursework of this advanced doctorate of health administration degree program provides students with the holistic knowledge needed to transition into careers that improve and influence healthcare administration systems.... [-]

USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Online
Read more in English
A.T. Still University, Online

This program prepares students to better understand and effectively manage and evaluate solutions to the ongoing challenges of healthcare access, cost, and quality. Healt ... [+]

This program prepares students to better understand and effectively manage and evaluate solutions to the ongoing challenges of healthcare access, cost, and quality. Health professionals are provided with the knowledge and skills to excel in project management, decision-making, organizational leadership, establishing evidence-based standards and gaining competencies to apply research to professional practice. A one-week residency is held in Arizona, and students can choose from the following concentrations: global health, leadership & organizational behavior, or fundamentals of education.

Chair: Kathleen DiCaprio, Ph.D. Credits: 70 Cost/Credit: $506 Total Cost: $35,420 Length: 3 years on average (7-year max) ... [-]
USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Online
Read more in English
A.T. Still University, Online

This 100 % online program focuses specifically on developing health professions educators. Unique in its class, this online program is designed for practicing clinicians, ... [+]

This 100 % online program focuses specifically on developing health professions educators. Unique in its class, this online program is designed for practicing clinicians, healthcare educators, leaders, and directors who desire to pursue their passion to teach.

Chair: Erin Breitenbach, PhD Credits: 55 Cost/Credit: $671 Total Cost: $36,905 Length: 3 years on average (7-year max)

Overview

The Doctor of Education in Health Professions (EdD) program at A.T. Still University (ATSU) focuses specifically on developing health professions educators. Unique in its class, this online program involves practical experience-based teaching rather than research-based teaching. This prestigious health professions degree is designed for practicing clinicians, healthcare educators, leaders, and directors who desire to pursue their passion to teach.... [-]

USA Kirksville
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Online
Read more in English