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  • An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Arts in History of Osteopathy - MA (HO) Program

    Thank you for your interest in the one year full time (2 semesters) online on-demand History of Osteopathy degree program of National University of Medical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All History of Osteopathy classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MA (HO) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes.


    Why Study History of Osteopathy?

    The graduate training students receive in this program introduces them to current scholarship in the history of osteopathy and prepares them to do research in the field. The MA in History of Osteopathy is appropriate for those who wish to use history to enrich careers in osteopathic health care, public health, museum work, library, teaching, or journalism.


    Why Choose to Study History of Osteopathy at NUMSS?

    Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the only online on-demand affordable MA program in History of Osteopathy. This program is ideal for the working health professionals as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students from anywhere in the world can earn a MA in History of Osteopathy without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS MA (HO) program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.


    Admission Prerequisites

    The prerequisite to enter the Master of Arts (MA) in History of Osteopathy is having a bachelor of science in osteopathy or a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). This MA program cannot be taken as a dual degree program. The grade 3 students (doctors & physiotherapists) are able to complete the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy in 6 months and the Doctor of Osteopathy in 1year. Grade 2 students (with previous health education) can earn the BSc in osteopathy degree in 1 year and the DO degree in 2 years. Grade 1 students (with no prior health education) need to study 3 years to obtain the BSc in Osteopathy & 4 years to obtain the DO.


    Curriculum for the Master of Arts in History of Osteopathy (1 year FT, 1280 hours total - 640 hours per semester)

    1st year (1st semester) 1st year (2nd semester)
    FH501 Fundamentals of Osteopathic History HO502 History of Osteopathy - Americas
    RB501 Review of Dr Andrew Taylor Still Books HE502 History of Osteopathy - Europe
    LC501 Life Chronology of Dr Andrew Taylor Still HC502 History of Osteopathy - Oceania & Caribbean
    OO501 Origin of Osteopathy HA502 History of Osteopathy - Africa
    HY501 History of Osteopathy - the Early Years TH502 Thesis & Research Project