A.T. Still University, Online


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



800 W. Jefferson St.
MO 6350 Kirksville, Missouri, USA