Programs at the CAO

CAO Programs

Our comprehensive and interactive programs are unique for their commitment to the original principles of osteopathy’s founding fathers. We offer students a challenging and rigorous educational experience that provides a combined theory and application-based learning approach, ensuring our graduates leave with the problem-solving skills and clinical expertise required to successfully diagnose and treat a diverse range of physiologic problems in their future practice. Our programs are designed with flexibility in mind, allowing students who are enrolled in our programs to continue working full-time while studying.

M. OMSc (Master in Practice of Osteopathic Manipulative Sciences)

CAO - M. OMSc (Master in Practice of Osteopathic Manipulative Sciences)

This diploma program leads to a professional manual osteopathic designation. It is 4 years long. Each year having a clinical and theoretical portion. It is offered in a modified attendance format offering classes over 5 consecutive days a month to minimize your away time.

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M. OMSc PLUS Foundations

CAO - M. OMSc PLUS Foundations

This program is for college or university graduates who did not study health care and do not meet the entry requirements for anatomy and physiology. Foundations curriculum runs alongside the M. OMSc program and provides extra education in anatomy and physiology outside of the osteopathy classroom modules. If you’re interested in a career change into healthcare this is the path for you.

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CAO - Pre-Osteopathy

The CAO’s Pre-Osteopathy course is designed with high school graduates in mind. It introduces human anatomy and physiology providing a condensed alternative to pre-requisite college or university level courses in anatomy. This program is taken BEFORE starting the osteopathic program.

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