Founded in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still, A.T. Still University (ATSU) remains a leading university for multidisciplinary healthcare education. As the world’s first osteopathic medical school, ATSU emphasizes an integrated “whole person” approach to healthcare. ATSU offers both residential and online graduate healthcare programs with the goal of preparing students for future leadership, professional distinction, and community outreach.
ATSU offers educational opportunities allowing busy, working adults to pursue their professional goals.
The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. Phone: (800) 621-7440.
ATSU's School of Health Management offers an online Master of Health Administration (MHA) program that prepares students for leadership in health administration. Graduates enter a fast-growing segment of the U.S. labor market. As the health delivery system expands and the pressure to provide additional services at reduced costs grows, the role of professional administrators is expected to grow. The online MHA is a 15-course, 60- credit-hour program tailored to healthcare leaders and managers. Coursework focuses on leadership, law and ethics, information systems, managerial epidemiology, and human resource management.
ATSU's School of Health Management offers an online Master of Public Health (MPH) program that prepares students for leadership in public health. A 15-course, 60-credit-hour program, students choose electives best fitting their interests in health program planning, health policy, geriatric health, education research, curriculum and instruction, or executive coaching.
General areas of focus are epidemiology, biostatistics, biology, and financial management. A dental MPH track is also available.
ATSU's School of Health Management offers an online Master of Public Health (MPH) program with a Dental emphasis for students working in the dental field who want to learn more about the public health components of dentistry. This program prepares students for careers in dental public health services and administration.
The MPH in Dental is a 60-credit-hour, 15-course program. Students choose electives best fitting their interests in health program planning, health policy, geriatric health, education research, curriculum and instruction, or executive coaching.
A.T. Still University offers this 15-course, 42-quarter-hour Master of Science in Human Movement program which is designed to assist students in the development of comprehensive knowledge of human movement science, functional anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, as well as functional assessment, program design, and program adherence.
Graduates of the ATSU Human Movement program will receive the highest quality education in human movement, performance enhancement, and corrective exercise through a flexible distance education format that enables healthcare providers and those practicing human movement, fitness, and wellness to gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide leadership in advanced human movement services.
There are three concentration areas to choose from:
ATSU has partnered with the National Academy of Sports Medicine® (NASM®) in developing the Human Movement (MS) program.
SHM’s doctorate program in health administration prepares students for executive leadership in the field. Graduates earn their health administration degree primarily online and can continue to work in this fast growing segment of the U.S. labor market. The U.S.Department of Labor forecasts that the medical and health segment of the economy will continue to grow, making the Doctor of Health Administration significant for those interested in career advancement and/or a new career in health care management education. This program integrates web-based instruction, directed readings, email, chat room interactions, one residency, and dissertation collaboration between students and faculty.
ATSU's Arizona School of Health Management offers a 70-credit-hour online Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) program that prepares students to better understand and effectively manage complex issues and challenges in professional practice. The DHSc addresses a significant problem in today's struggling healthcare system – the need for well-trained healthcare administrators, educators, clinicians, and researchers. The DHSc provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel in project management, decision-making, managing organizational behavior, setting standards, and gaining the competence to apply research to their professional practice. The DHSc requires a one-week residency, held at ATSU's Mesa, AZ, campus.
Facts & Figures
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center
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The School of Health Management welcomes out-of-state & international students. The Advanced Physician Assistant program is for U.S. licensed Physician Assistants.
Students must be registered at least part-time to receive financial aid. Please contact an enrollment advisor to discuss Financial Aid requirements.
Courses are automatically scheduled each term based on program of study.
The students are amazing. We tutor each other, study together, and support one another. If someone makes a study guide they email it to thess.