Campus Program Length


The Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice (DOMP) program of National Academy of Osteopathy can be taken either part time or full time. NAO is the only school in Canada that offers in a condensed full time program. The six months campus based condensed full time program (for students with previous health education) runs full days Mondays to Fridays, for four months followed by two months of clinical internship. Students with previous health education interested in taking NAO’s manual osteopathy program on a part time basis may complete the required courses in twelve months. Classes for the 12 months part time program run every Tuesday and Thursday. Students without previous health education need to study one year full time or two years part time to complete the DOMP program.

You will find below the most recent program length for the campus-based students. Campus-based students attend the techniques in a campus setting with the supervision of a professor. Please note that the exam date and all other important dates will be provided in the first day of class or upon full payment of the tuition fee. If you have any questions, please email for further details.

* Date/s subject to change.

  1. Health Background – Students with prior health education or has been practicing as a health practitioner such as massage therapist, chiropractors, and etc. (please see Selection of Candidates for more information)
  2. Non Health Background – Students with no prior health education or has never treated a patient such as 12 grade graduates, personal trainers, dance instructors, and alike. (please see Selection of Candidates for more information)
  3. Training – this is the 2-weeks intense training which will cover all techniques. All students are encouraged to attend.