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  • An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Science in Athletic Therapy MSc (AT) Program

    Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Athletic Therapy degree- MSc (AT) program of National University of Medical Sciences (Spain). This program is available 100% online worldwide. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS(admissions@numss.com) and ask us any questions you may have. All athletic therapy classes are online & in English. The video 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. Students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. However students who wish to practice practical techniques under supervision of a clinician have the choice of attending the optional week long practical techniques review at Madrid, Spain, or Toronto, Canada once per semester. The practical lab is not part of the MSc (AT) program and students can graduate without attending the lab. Students from most other countries are eligible to use the tuition as a business expense to reduce their annual business income tax. In Canada, our students receive tuition and textbook tax credits as we are accepted as a foreign university by the Revenue Agency of the Canadian government.



    Why Choose Athletic Therapy?

    What many people think of as Sports Medicine is actually Athletic Therapy. The Athletic Therapists works with physicians and other medical personnel, employers, patients, parents, guardians, and athletic personnel in the development and coordination of efficient and responsive health care delivery systems. Athletic Therapists are integral members of the health care team in secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional sports teams, sports medicine clinics, MVA rehabilitation clinics, WSIB clinics, assessment centers, gyms, health clubs, corporate /industrial, and other health care settings. Athletic Therapists may also open their own health clinics or health clubs. There is no unemployment in this health profession as everyone finds employment or opens his/her own clinic. The average annual income depends on jurisdiction but generally ranges from $41,000 to $78,000. The demand for Athletic Therapists are increasing at an exponential rate.


    Why Choose to Study Athletic Therapy at NUMSS?

    Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the only online on-demand affordable Master of Science in Athletic Therapy program. This program is ideal for the working 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 become Athletic Therapists without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS athletic therapy program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.

    Undergraduate Admissions

    The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science in Athletic Therapy program is having a bachelor’s degree. If you do not possess a bachelor’s degree you may enrol in the Bachelor of Science in osteopathy degree offered by National University of Medical Sciences. The MSc (AT) program can be taken concurrently with the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy BSc (O) or the other programs offered by NUMSS.



    Curriculum for the Master of Science in Athletic Therapy for all category 1, 2 and 3 students (1 year FT, 1280 hours total - 640 hours per semester)


    1st Year (1st semester) 1st Year (2nd semester)
    AT 301 Athletic Therapy Techniques I AT 302 Athletic Therapy Techniques II
    AS 301  Athletic Therapy Skills I AS 302  Athletic Therapy Skills II
    PA 301   Physical Assessment PM 302   Physiotherapy Modalities
    TE 301   Therapeutic Exercises SI 302   Sport Injuries
    FA 301  Fitness Assessments & Training OT 302   Taping Techniques
    CB 301   Clinical Biomechanics CM 302  Clinical Management in Athletic Therapy
    CN 301   Clinical Nutrition PL 101   Optional Class: Practical Lab(Techniques review ,1 week FT, in Toronto or Madrid)
    PL 101   Optional Class: Practical Lab (Techniques review ,1 week FT, in Toronto or Madrid)