Osteopathic Program Curriculum 

Our diploma program in osteopathy combines a comprehensive blend of osteopathic philosophy, theory, methodology, technique and clinical application. The curriculum is presented under the guidance of the college’s faculty in a classroom setting.

Following an osteopathic directed overview of the relevant anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the area under study, a significant portion of each class is then devoted to the hands-on application, practice and reinforcement of osteopathic palpation coupled with the application of theory and relevant corresponding osteopathic therapeutic techniques.

The program consists of three years of classroom study (3200 hours) followed by one year of supervised clinical practice internship (1100 hours).

Year 1

CoursesCreditHours
Human Anatomy3160
Physiology3150
Models of Health and Diseases190
Philosophy & History of Osteopathy2120
Clinical Biomechanics2100
Health Psychology180
Clinical Nutrition160
Physical and Clinical Examination3120
Communication & Interviewing2100

Year 3

CoursesCreditHours
Radiology Basic290
Osteopathic Diagnosis2120
Osteopathic Techniques II3180
Clinical Application II3150
Therapeutic Exercise2120
Practice Management2100
Emergency & First Care160
Safety & Professional Ethics3100
Clinical Problem-Solving & Reasoning160
Clinical Applications III6250

Year 2

CoursesCreditHours
Neuro-Anatomy & Neurology2110
Clinical Pathology2100
Orthopedic Diagnosis3120
Pathophysiology2100
Osteopathic Techniques I3120
Laboratory Tests & Imaging Basic190
Soft Tissue Techniques1120
Clinical Documentation280
Clinical Applications II3150

Year 4

CoursesCreditHours
Supervised Clinical Practice241100
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