AT Still University Online

Founded in 1892 in Kirksville, Missouri, A.T. Still University is the world's first osteopathic medical school. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, A.T. Still University (ATSU) is one of the most respected institutions of medicine studies. The endowment of A.T. Still University, as calculated in 2006 reached the figure of US $53.6 million. With over 7000, students enrolled at the spot, A.T. Still University is a true market leader in producing highly trained medical professionals.


A.T. Still University was founded by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still in 1892. The institute took many names in different spans of history: American School of Osteopathy (1892-1924), A. T. Still College of Osteopathy and Surgery (1922-1924), Combined Schools Kirksville Osteopathy College (1924-1926), Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery (1926-1971), Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (1972-2003) and at last, it came across the name from which we recognize it today, The A.T. Still University. Jack Magruder, Ed.D. is the current president of A.T. Still University. 

Mission Statement:

Consistent with the University’s heritage as the founding school of osteopathic medicine, the mission of A.T. Still University is to educate students to become competent health-care professionals who continuously develop and demonstrate compassion, integrity, and ability, while advancing osteopathic principles and philosophy. The institution is committed to scholarly inquiry that anticipates and addresses society’s health-care needs. The University encourages its constituencies to become leaders in improving community health and wellness with a comprehensive appreciation of the interaction of body, mind, and spirit.

Schools of A.T. Still University:

  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM)
  • School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA)
  • Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS)
  • School of Health Management (SHM)
  • Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH)

A.T. Still University: Quick Facts!

With an annual budget of approximately $79 million, A.T. Still University golds 578 full time & 200 plus part time faculty members for its more than 2000 on roll students from around 17 different countries. Certified as the “Best Graduate School in America 2008,” A.T. Still University has a long history of educational brilliance. 

Libraries, research institutes, marketing & development departments, counseling services, housing & financial aid services, A.T. Still University provides it all for its students. Approximately 54 students’ organizations are working at A.T. Still University to facilitate the students. 

A.T. Still University Online:

A.T. Still University is now providing most of its medical degrees and certifications online so that the students, who could not reach its 209 acres campus, can catch all the educational glory online.

The “whole-person” approach begins with a belief in the interactions of the body, mind, and spirit, and continues with an understanding of how these dimensions can be treated holistically. Each program of A.T. Still University integrates the principles of whole-person care into its curriculum, now available online.

A.T. Still University Online Programs:

Doctorate Level

  • Doctor of Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.)
  • Doctor of Health Education (D.H.Ed.)
  • Transitional Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)
  • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)


  • Human Movement (M.S.)
  • Advanced Occupational Therapy (M.S.)
  • Advanced Physician Assistant Studies (M.S.)
  • Geriatric Health (M.G.H.)
  • Health Administration (M.H.A.)
  • Health Education (M.H.Ed.)
  • Public Health (M.P.H.)

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