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  • An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Science in Skeletal Radiology - MSc (SR) Program

    Thank you for your interest in the one year full time (2 semesters) online on-demand skeletal radiology 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 Skeletal Radiology 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 MSc (SR) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes.


    Why Study Skeletal Radiology?

    This MSc program in Skeletal Radiology prepares students to read x-rays of the skeletal systems, mainly to diagnose and detect orthopaedic conditions such as fractures and arthritis. Skeletal radiologists are health practitioners such as osteopaths, chiropractors & physiotherapists who specialize in the branch of medical science that uses radiation and radioactivity in the diagnosis of bone and joint disease.


    Why Choose to Study Skeletal Radiology at NUMSS?

    Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the most affordable online on-demand MSc program in Skeletal Radiology. 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 MSc in Skeletal Radiology without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS MSc (SR) program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.


    Admission Prerequisites

    The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science (MSc) in Skeletal Radiology is having a bachelor of science in osteopathy or a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). This MSc program cannot be taken as a dual degree program with the BSc or DO, however it can be taken as a dual degree program with any other master’s degree program offered by NUMSS. 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 Science in Skeletal Radiology (1 year FT, 1280 hours total - 640 hours per semester)

    1st year (1st semester) 1st year (2nd semester)
    SR501 Skeletal Radiology Principles & skills DT502 Diagnostic Imaging Technology
    BP501 Bone Pathology I SA502 Diagnostic Imaging Normal Skeletal Anatomy II
    DP501 Diagnostic Imaging Physics BP502 Bone Pathology II
    RA501 Radiological Analysis & Diagnosis of Bone Diseases I RA 502 Radiological Analysis & Diagnosis of Bone Diseases II
    SA501 Diagnostic Imaging Normal Skeletal Anatomy I Thesis & Research Project