An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Science in Sports Medicine – MSc (SM) Program

Thank you for your interest in the one year full time (2 semesters) online on-demand sports medicine degree program of National University of Medical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All Sports Medicine classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MSc (SM) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. However students who wish to practice practical techniques under supervision of a clinician have the choice of attending the optional week long practical techniques review at Madrid, Spain once per semester. The practical lab is not part of the MSc (SM) program and students can graduate without attending the lab. Attendance is not mandatory.

Why Study Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine specialists have specialized training in a field of medicine that deals with sport or exercise-related injuries. Their primary focus is on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of injuries that occur during sports and other physical activity.

Why Choose to Study Sports Medicine at NUMSS?

Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the most affordable online on-demand MSc program in Sports Medicine. This program is ideal for the working health professionals as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students from anywhere in the world can earn a MSc in Sports Medicine without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS MSc (SM) program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.

Admission Prerequisites

The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science (MSc) in Sports Medicine is having a bachelor of science in osteopathy or a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). This MSc program cannot be taken as a dual degree program with the BSc or DO, however it can be taken as a dual degree program with any other master’s degree program offered by NUMSS. The grade 3 students (doctors & physiotherapists) are able to complete the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy in 6 months and the Doctor of Osteopathy in 1year. Grade 2 students (with previous health education) can earn the BSc in osteopathy degree in 1 year and the DO degree in 2 years. Grade 1 students (with no prior health education) need to study 3 years to obtain the BSc in Osteopathy & 4 years to obtain the DO.

Curriculum for the Master of Science in Sports Medicine (1 year FT, 1280 hours total – 640 hours per semester)

1st year (1st semester)1st year (2nd semester)
SM501 Sports Medicine Principles & skillsPS502 Pathology of Sports Injuries II
DS501 Diagnosis of Sports Injuries ISA502 Sports Injuries Assessment II
SI501 Clinical Management of Sports Injuries IDS502 Diagnosis of Sports Injuries II
PS501 Pathology of Sports Injuries ISI502 Clinical Management of Sports Injuries II
SA501 Sports Injuries Assessment ITH502 Thesis & Research Project