American Tennessee State University
Updated September 2, 2022 • 0 min read
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- A graduate health professions university with campuses in Missouri, Arizona, and online.
- Online offerings include 10 master’s programs and six doctoral programs.
- This university established the first osteopathic medical school in the world.
Founded at the turn of the 20th century in Kirksville, Missouri, A.T. Still University was the world’s first osteopathic medical school. Today, ATSU operates campuses in Missouri, Arizona, and online, and offers programs in dentistry, osteopathic medicine, health education, health administration, audiology, athletic training, and physical therapy. Though the school offers residential programs, there are now 16 online programs. The college enrolls about 750 total students, including nearly 500 part–time students.
A.T. Still University Statistics
|Required Standardized Test(s)||MCAT|
|Accreditation||Higher Learning Commission|
|Colors||Blue and white|
A.T. Still University’s Accreditation, Tuition, and Admissions Info
Accreditation and Approvals
A.T. Still University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). ATSU is also accredited by the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.
|Master of Health Administration||$677/credit|
|Doctor of Health Administration||$1,000/credit|
|Doctor of Health Education||$691/credit|
|Doctor of Health Sciences||$537/credit|
Given the range of the university’s medical and health–related programs, admissions requirements vary widely for each of ATSU’s graduate degrees.
Each of ATSU’s campuses and programs — including osteopathic medicine and dentistry programs — require a minimum undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5, with some programs requiring a 2.8 GPA. Medical programs also require MCAT scores and undergraduate coursework in fields such as biology, organic chemistry, and physics. Applicants must submit transcripts, essays, and recommendation letters.
Online Degrees Offered
ATSU’s online programs consist of six online master’s degrees and 10 online doctoral degrees.
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