An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Bachelor of Science in Massage Therapy Program – BSc (MT)

Thank you for your interest in the 100% online, accredited Bachelor of Science in Massage Therapy degree program of the National University of Medical Sciences (Spain). This program is available only to massage therapist. It consists of pre-recorded English language video lectures uploaded to our online video server that can be accessed through a user ID and password issued to students. Students also have the option of purchasing an external portable hard drive with all the video lectures and course note. The program is offered 100% online without the need to attend an in-person class. However we do offer students a week long, in-person practical advanced massage therapy technique review in the United States, Spain, Panama and selected other locations.

The BSc (MT) degree is evaluated and approved in the United States by Validation Corp (in New York) and California University Foreign Credential Evaluation. It is also legalized by the Spain Ministry of External Affairs and Spain Ministry of Justice.

National University of Medical Sciences is a member of American Massage Therapy Association in the United States.

Students in countries are eligible to use the tuition as an eligible business expense to reduce their annual business income tax as we are accepted as a Foreign University by tax authorities of most countries including the Internal Revenue Service of the United States (IRS) & the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA).

Undergraduate Admissions

Our Massage Therapy degree program is available only to health professionals such as massage therapists, massotherapists, registered massage therapists, certified massage therapists, and licensed massage therapists who have completed a massage therapy or massotherapy program.

Dual Degrees

The Bachelor of Science in Massage Therapy degree program can be taken as a dual degree program with the Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Master of Business Administration in Health Care (MBA), Master of Science in Athletic Therapy MSc (AT), and the Master of Science in Pedorthics MSc (P).

Curriculums for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Massage Therapy – BSc (MT) program for massage therapists (1 year – 1568 hours total – 784 hours per semester)

1st Year (1st semester)1st Year (2nd semester)
CB 102   Clinical BiomechanicsOT 101   Diagnosis and Joint Mobilization
ND 202   Neuro DiagnosisOT 102   Muscle Energy Techniques
DS 202   Diagnosis and SymptomologyPT 301   Physiotherapy Modalities
CN 102   Clinical NutritionSI 401   Sports Injuries
PA 201   PathologyRX 401   Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
OR 301   Orthopedic ExaminationOC 301   Business Management
NE 302   NeurologyTH 402   THESIS and Research Project
PL 101   Optional Class: Practical Advanced Massage Therapy Technique Review in US, Spain, or PanamaPL 101   Optional Class: Practical Advanced Massage Therapy Technique Review in US, Spain, or Panama
Our Bachelor of Science in Massage Therapy students have access to a week-long, in-person, practical advanced massage therapy technique class in a number of locations across the globe. This in-person technique review class is optional as it is not part of the BSc (MT) program. It is considered a continuing education program. Our MT Students receive a certificate awarding them 40 hours of CEU credit towards fulfilling CE requirements of the regulatory bodies. Students can take the class at NUMSS campus in Spain or at California Health University (Los Angeles), Pourgol Osteopathy Chronic Pain Hospital (Panama), or Seville University of Health and Medicine (Spain). Based on demand we may also offer the class at selected 378 locations of Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada (OCPCC) in the United States, Canada, Spain, Greece, Croatia, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Singapore, France, Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom and a few other countries. OCPCC, the two universities mentioned above and the osteopathy hospital are all founded by registered manual osteopath & certified naprapath, Dr Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, DN, PhD, who teaches a number of lectures in the BSc (MT) program.