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School of Massage Therapy

Academic Requirements
All applicants for the School of Massage Therapy who have graduated from high school must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.0, or have equivalent qualifications. A high school diploma or equivalency certificate is required to sit for the New York State Massage Therapy Licensing exam.

Admissions Requirements
The admissions process is designed not only to assess the academic strength of the candidate, but also his/her desire and ability to benefit from the program of choice. Many facets of a candidate are considered: communication skills, intelligence, maturity, willingness to embrace and promote the principles of holistic health, and potential for personal growth. In accordance with New York State guidelines, a candidate must either hold U.S. citizenship, or be an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, or hold a valid visa. (New York College is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students). Proper documentation must be provided by a foreign applicant for an application to be considered. Applicants are considered on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, creed, disability, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Advanced Standing
Applicants who wish to be considered for advanced standing in one or more subject areas must make their request in writing to the Admissions Counselor at the time of their admissions interview. Applications for advanced standing in the form of Challenge Examinations, examination waivers or transfer credits must be completed by the end of the student's first year of study. There is a $325.00 per course fee for each Prior Learning/Challenge Exam. If the examination is not successfully passed, the student must take the course. The fee for the exam will be applied to the tuition for the course.

For your convenience, the following document can be completed on-line:

Advanced Asian Bodywork

Academic Requirements
A candidate for admission to the Advanced Asian Bodywork Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) degree program is open to graduates of New York College's Massage Therapy Program or another accredtied college's Massage Therapy program, students in the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine programs and to students who have completed the Holistic Nursing Continuing Education program. Applicants must have completed at least 60 undergraduate credits from a Massage Therapy program with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Admissions Requirements
The admissions process is designed not only to assess the academic strength of the candidate, but also his/her desire and ability to benefit from the program of choice. Many facets of a candidate are considered: communication skills, intelligence, maturity, willingness to embrace and promote the principles of holistic health, and potential for personal growth. A candidate must hold U.S. citizenship, or be an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States, or hold a valid visa. (New York College is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students). Proper documentation must be provided by a foreign applicant for an application to be considered. Applicants are considered on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, creed, disability, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation or veteran status.

For your convenience, the catalog can be downloaded in pdf format, and application can be completed on-line:

 

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