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A.T. Still University

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A.T. Still University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ATSU first founded Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine ( KCOM), back in 1892, and has added four more schools to its family in the past decade. The Arizona School of Health Sciences, the School of Health Management, the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, and the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona all carry the same vision that ATSU had for its first school, which is to educate its students to become qualified and competent health care professional who are dedicated to the health care system and to those in need of it.

At A.T. Still University one can find various degree programs to choose from, some of which are 100% online, while others are a blend of online and residential requirements. Among those that can be obtained fully online are the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.), the Transitional Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.), and the Doctor of Health Education (D.H.Ed.) degrees. The Doctor of Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.) degree is a combination of online and on-campus studies.

The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) degree program is designed for those who already have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and are learning to further their education and careers in the field of Physical Therapy. Each student’s study plan is based on the amount of knowledge and experience that each student has. The curriculum includes the study of radiology, pharmacology, evidence-based practice wellness, and gender health care.

The Transitional Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree program is geared toward those who are already practicing audiologists and are looking to upgrade their skills, knowledge, and academic status. The program is designed in such a way that one can study while continuing to practice full-time. In order to qualify for this program, one must have a Master’s or Doctorate in Audiology and have a minimum of four years clinical experience.

The Doctor of Health Education (D.H. Ed.) degree program is intended to challenge students to carefully examine the state of healthcare education and their roles in it. The ease and convenience of this online program allows one to advance their studies and careers while maintaining a full time work schedule.

The Doctor of Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.) degree program is geared toward health care professionals that already hold a Master’s degree in the appointed field. This is an advanced degree that provides one with the tools to make complex and determining decisions in the health care industry.