Program Overview

The Doctor of Health Administration degree program at A.T. Still University (ATSU) prepares health professionals to become innovative leaders and problem solvers within the healthcare industry. By blending the theoretical with the practical, the coursework of this advanced doctorate of health administration degree program provides students with the holistic knowledge needed to transition into careers that improve and influence healthcare administration systems. ATSU’s unique partnership with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) provides candidates invaluable access to industry professionals, in addition to outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields.

ATSU’s College of Graduate Health Studies provides broad training, integrated online instruction, directed readings, email and chat room interactions. The University’s mission driven, context-based curriculum design assesses student learning through authentic embedded assessments.

Academic areas of focus include:

  • Healthcare law
  • The economics of medical care
  • Organizational theory and its effect in the health industry
  • Health policy
  • The financing of healthcare
  • Effectiveness/cost-benefit analysis in the healthcare industry
  • Health information systems
  • Quantitative methods
  • Management science

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Doctorate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

    School Overview

    Founded in 1892 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, A.T. Still University is the world’s first osteopathic medical school. ATSU is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education and has received worldwide renown as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. In the U.S., ATSU is recognized as one of the leading centers of excellence in intergenerational healthcare, geriatric health, applied wellness education and rural practice methodologies. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

    The University offers graduate and professional programs in several healthcare fields through their campuses as well as online. ATSU is comprised of six different schools within the healthcare field that include different specializations within the school. The six schools are:

    • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM)
    • School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA)
    • Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS)
    • College of Graduate Health Studies (CGHS)
    • Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH)
    • Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (MOSDOH)

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