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Associate in Occupational Studies in Massage Therapy (AOSMT)  

The AOS Massage Therapy program curriculum includes 77 quarter units or 910 hours of massage therapy skill training and a minimum of 9 semester units or 13.5 quarter units of General Education course credits. The General Education requirement must be completed at a local community college or a school accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the US Department of Education and prior to graduating from the AOSMT program. 

 

 

Requirements
 

Students desiring admission to the AOS degree in Massage Therapy option must meet the following requirements:
1. Completed their high school education or G.E.D. with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 or better.
2. Completed a minimum of 13.5 quarter units or 9 semester units of General Education at a local community college or a school accredited by an accrediting boy recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or concurrently completing the required General Education courses while enrolling in the AOSMT program at Kingston University. The G.E. courses should cover at least one course in the following categories, English and Communication, Humanities and Social Science and completed with a minimum grade of C each.
3. Proof of at least 18 years old

 
Procedures
 

Students applying for admission to the AOS in Massage Therapy career program are required to follow the procedures below:

  1. Submit their copy of high school diploma
  2. Submit their official high school transcripts or G.E.D.
  3. Submit their completed application form obtained from Kingston University Admission
  4. Submit $100 of non-refundable application fee
 
Evaluation Process
 
Once the University receives all required documents and forms, the student’s application file will be deemed complete and a decision by the Academic Dean’s office will be made concerning the student’s admission to the school. 
Each potential student’s information is evaluated and transfer credit is awarded.  If additional documentation is needed, the Admissions Office will contact the potential student.  Admission is granted to applicants who demonstrate the ability to undertake the successful study of the intended subject and meet the admissions requirements. Applicants may be asked to supplement with additional evidence of academic proficiency.
Admission decisions will be made within 30 days of receiving all required documentation. 
 
Internatiional Students
 
Unless a graduate from a US high school or foreign equivalent where English was the language of instruction evidenced by an official transcript, or a student having taken at least 1 years of postsecondary education where English was the language of instruction evidenced by an official transcript, an applicant whose native language is not English must satisfy English proficiency requirement for admission to the AOSMT program by scoring a TOEFL test with at least 380 PBT, 83 CBT or 26 iBT; a TOEIC of at least 360 or a IELTS of 2 – 2.5.
 
Transfer Student
 
Students wish to transfer from other higher education institutions are required to file application for admission as described above. Upon admission, the credits students earned from other institution previously attended will be evaluated. Appropriate credits will be granted if they are equivalent to courses offered at Kingston University.  For detail information on transferring credits from other higher education institutions, applicants are referred to review Transfer Credit Policy section in the Academic Policy.
 
Transfer Credit Policy
 
Tuitions & Fees
 
Application Fee $100
Tuition ($135/unit x 77 units for courses of major of study) $10,395
Registration Fee ($30/quarter x 6 quarters) $180
Minimum Tuition and Fees per Term $1,650
Estimated Cost for a Quarter including textbooks $1,900
Graduation Fee $100
Estimated Total Cost for Completing the Entire Program* $11,600**
* Cost for completing General Education courses requirement excluded.
** Excludes licensing and related cost.
 

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