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Thank you for your interest in the NUMSS (USA) Bachelor of Science in Osteopathic Manual Practice degree program. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS (USA) and ask us any questions you may have. We offer BSc (OMP) program both 100% online (tuition $3,500 per semester). This program can be taken worldwide and is available to anyone who meets the prerequisites, regardless of their nationalities. There are optional on-site week-long (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, 5 days per week) practical technique classes in Panama City and/or Madrid (Spain) available to online students free of charge (one week per semester).
The online video lecture classes are available on-demand to be watched once you are issued a password and user ID. They can be paused, and viewed as often as needed. You need high speed internet to be able to watch the video lectures online. You will also receive an external hard drive that includes all the video lectures for this program that enables you to view the video lectures offline.
This program enables students to graduate as osteopathic manual practitioners in USA (degree is issued from United States). Upon graduation students can work legally in the United States as an osteopathic manual practitioner and open a clinic if they wish to do so. Graduates cannot call themselves osteopaths in USA and Canada as the term “osteopath” is regulated in North America and is reserved for osteopathic physicians who perform surgery and prescribe medications in USA and Canada. We teach osteopathic manual practice (European style) as compared to osteopathic medicine (American style). In most other countries such as Spain, Italy, Singapore, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Brazil, Argentina, India, Hong Kong, Mexico, South Korea, & Japan graduates can practice as osteopaths. But in North America graduate practice as osteopathic manual practitioners.
Canadian NUMSS (USA) students are eligible to receive tuition and textbooks tax credit from the Canadian Revenue Agency as NUMSS (USA) is accepted as a foreign university by the Canadian government.
Why Choose Osteopathic Manual Practice?
Osteopathic manual practice (OMP) is an effective health care system in dealing with pain originating from muscles, bones, nerves and joints. The popularity of OMP is in its ability to help patients with chronic pain of mechanical origin. Osteopathic manual practice utilizes all available modern manual therapy techniques to assess injury and diseases of muscles, bones, joints and nerves. It also offers the added benefit of hands-on assessment and treatment through a system of therapy known as osteopathic manual therapy (OMT). Osteopathic manual practitioners understand how all the body’s systems are interconnected and how each one affects the others. They focus special attention on the musculoskeletal system, which reflects and influences the condition of all other body systems.
You require a high school (grade 12) or equivalent diploma to enter the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathic Manual Practice degree program offered by NUMSS (USA).
Curriculums for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Osteopathic Manual Practice – BSc (OMP)
There are 3 different curriculums for the BSc (OMP) program:
Curriculum for category one students (3 years program)
|HP 101 Human Physiology||CB 102 Clinical Biomechanics||MM 201 Medical Microbiology||DS 202 Diagnosis & Symptomology||NE 302 Neurology||OP 302 Manual Osteopathy Principles, Practice, Ethics & Jurisprudence|
|HA 101 Human Anatomy||NA 102 Neuro Anatomy||PA 201 Pathology||OR 301 Orthopedic Examination||OT 302 Manual Osteopathic Techniques IX||OT 402 Manual Osteopathic Techniques XI|
|OM 101 Manual Osteopathic Theory, Philosophy & Methods||CN 102 Clinical Nutrition||IM 201 Immunology||ND 202 Neurodiagnosis||OT 401 Manual Osteopathic Techniques X||OS 302 Manual Osteopathic Skills V|
|OT 101 Manual Osteopathic Techniques I||OT 103 Manual Osteopathic Techniques III||OT 201 Manual Osteopathic Techniques V||OT 203 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VII||OS 301 Manual Osteopathic Skills V||SI 401 Sports Injuries|
|OS 101 Manual Osteopathic Skills I||OS 103 Manual Osteopathic Skills II||OS 201 Manual Osteopathic Skills III||OT 301 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VIII||OC 301 Manual Osteopathy Clinic Management||TE 102 Therapeutic Excercise|
|OT 102 Manual Osteopathic Techniques II||OT 104 Manual Osteopathic Techniques IV||OT 202 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VI||OS 202 Manual Osteopathic Skills IV||CR 101 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR)||TH 402 Research Project and Thesis|
|PL 101 Optional class: PL101 Practical lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)||PL 102 Optional class: PL102 Practical lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)||PL 201 Optional class: PL201 Practical Lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)||PL 202 Optional class: PL 202 Practical Lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)||PL 301 Optional class: PL301 Practical Lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)||PL 302 Optional class: PL302 Practical Lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)|
Curriculum for category 2 students with previous health education (1 year program)
|1st Year(1st semester)||1st Year(2nd semester)|
|OM 101 Manual Ostepathic Theory,Philosophy & Methods||OT 104 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VII|
|OT 101 Manual Osteopathic Techniques I||OS 102 Manual Osteoathic Skills II|
|OS 101 Manual Osteopathic Skills I||OT 201 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VIII|
|OT 102 Manual Osteopatic Techniques II||OR 301 Orthopedic Examination|
|OP 302 Manual Osteopathic Principles,Practice ,Ethics and Jurisprudence||CB 102 Clinical Biomachenics|
|CN 102 Clinical Nutrition||OC 301 Manual Osteopaty Clinical Management|
|DS 202 Diagnosis and Symptomology||ND 202 Neurodiagnosis|
|NE 302 Neurology||OT 202 Manual Osteopathic Techniques IX|
|OT 103 Manual Osteopathic Techniques III||OT 401 Manual Osteopathic Techniques X|
|OT 301 Manual Osteopathic Techniques IV||OT 203 Manual OSteopathic Techniques XI|
|OT 302 Manual Osteopathic Techniques V||TH 402 Research Project and Thesis|
|OT 402 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VI|
|PL 101 Optional class: Practical lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)||PL 102 Optional class: Practical lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)|
Curriculum for category 3 students who have a doctoral degree (1 semester program)
|OT 101 Manual Osteopathic Techniques I|
|OS 101 Manual Osteopathic Skills I|
|OT 102 Manual Osteopathic Techniques II|
|OS 102 Manual Osteopathic Skills II|
|OT 103 Manual Osteopathic Techniques III|
|OT 104 Manual Osteopathic Techniques IV|
|OT 201 Manual Osteopathic Techniques V|
|OT 202 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VI|
|OT 203 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VII|
|OT 301 Manual Osteopathic Techniques VIII|
|OT 302 Manual Osteopathic Techniques IX|
|OT 402 Manual Osteopathic Techniques X|
|OT 401 Manual Osteopathic Techniques XI|
|OM 101 Manual Osteopathic Theory,Philosophy & Methods|
|OC 301 Manual Osteopathic Clinic Management|
|CN 102 Clinic Nutrition|
|TH 402 Research Project and Thesis|
|PL 101 Optional class: Practical lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Panama City)|