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Associate in Occupational Studies, Massage Therapy Option (AOSMT)  

The AOS Massage Therapy program curriculum includes 75 quarter units or 900 hours of massage therapy skill training and a minimum of 10 semester units or 15 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. 




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 or be enrolled concurrently in General Education courses of 13.5 quarter units or the equivalent covering various academic disciplines which must include one course each from the English & Communication, Social Science and Humanities. The general education courses students are concurrently enrolled in must be completed prior to the completion of the AOS program. The minimum G.P.A. attained must be of 2.0 or better.
  3. Proof of at least 18 years old

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

  1. Submit a copy of their high school diploma
  2. Submit an official high school transcripts or G.E.D.
  3. Submit an official transcript(s) from previous college(s) attended showing completion of a minimum of 13.5 quarter units or the equivalent in General Education courses, or be in compliance with item 2 of Admission Requirements above
  4. Submit a completed application form obtained from Kingston University Admission
  5. 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.

International 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 ($18/clock hour x 900 clock hours for courses of major of study) $16,200
Registration Fee ($30/quarter x 6 quarters) $180
Minimum Tuition and Fees per Term $2,190
Estimated Cost for a Quarter including textbooks $2,590
Graduation Fee $120
Estimated Total Cost for Completing the Entire Program* $17,200**
* Cost for completing General Education courses requirement excluded.
** Excludes licensing and related cost.

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