A.T. Still University of Health Sciences

Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc)


800 West Jefferson Street

Kirksville, MO 63501

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc)

Format: Online

Program Description:

A.T. Still University's (ATSU) College of Graduate Health Studies (CGHS) online Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) program 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.

This advanced online health science degree program 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.

Students in theDoctor of Health Sciences online program have the opportunity to focus on one of three concentration areas: Global Health, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, or Fundamentals of Education. The health science online degree program promotes application of research to professional practice through completion of an applied research project.


Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Eligibility Requirements:

Minimum Master’s degree & minimum 3.0 GPA required

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Loans Offered: Students must be registered at least part-time to receive financial aid. Please contact an enrollment advisor to discuss Financial Aid requirements.

Locale: Remote Town

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