All students must be at least 18 years of age at the first day of class start date.
Students must have earned a high school diploma (grade 12), its foreign equivalent, or a General Educational Development diploma (GED). Students are strongly recommended (however this is not mandatory) to take at least one year each of high school biology, chemistry and physics; and mathematics.
Students must demonstrate sufficient maturity to undertake a health care profession, including the capacity to ethically and responsibly manage professional boundaries. The University expects that most, if not all, students will exceed the minimum admission requirements.
Students wishing to enrol in the MBA, MSc (AT), or MSc (P) program at the minimum must have a bachelor’s degree in any field. Health professionals such as degree level osteopathic manual practitioners, chiropractors, medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, podiatrists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, optometrists, naturopaths, dentists and doctors of naturopathy are eligible to enter these master level programs even if they do not have a bachelor’s degree as their education is equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropodists, diploma level osteopathic manual practitioners, & acupuncturists, as well as others who do not have a bachelor’s degree must enrol in the duel degree programs of BSc/MBA or BSc/MSc.
Students wishing to enrol in the postgraduate post professional transitional DPT program must be physiotherapists (or physical therapists). NUMSS (USA) tDPT program is not an entry level DPT program and as such it is not open to those who are not physical therapists (or physiotherapists).
Students wishing to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Massage Therapy must be a massage therapist. The BSc (MT) is not an entry level massage therapy program and as such it is not open to those who are not massage therapists.
A post from Adrienne Wolfe-Koukharski, our student in Montreal:
“Dr. Shahin Pourgol, I’m loving your business lectures. I took management at McGill University and your classes are 10x more interesting. Keep up the good work!”
Students Love Dr Pourgol
Here is a post an osteopathic manual practice student of our sister school, National Academy of Osteopathy wrote to Dr Pourgol:
Dana Reid,Manual Osteopathy Student
I sincerely appreciate all your advice and your work to give us the best means to improve our odds to succeed in this new path. Your speech at graduation ceremony was very inspiring. As you said, you will always be part of the change in our lives, an important part, let me complete, and I will always be grateful to you for all the knowledge that you have transferred to us but most of all, for your devotion as a teacher and your engagement to your students to make successful people of us. Words are not enough. Thank you. .