NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
About the College of Osteopathic Medicine:
Background:NYIT (The New York Institute of Technology) College of Osteopathic Medicine was established by W. Kenneth Riland and a group of osteopathic physicians practicing in the state of New York. Dr. Riland along with his group members thought of the establishment of a medical school as a way to promote and strengthen the knowledge of osteopathic medicine. In 1977, they took Rockefeller’s support along with other political leaders to establish the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. However, in 2012, the college was renamed the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Brief Overview:The New York Institute College of Osteopathic Medicine, also known as NYIT-COM is a non-profit, private medical college for osteopathic medicine located in Long Island, New York. NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine is an academic division of NYIT. It was established in 1977 and is known as one of the largest medical colleges in the US. The College recently received a 7-year accreditation from COCOA (The AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation). The graduate-level opportunities of NYIT-COM include residency, rotations, fellowship, and internship programs through NYIT-COMEC (New York Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Educational Consortium).
Educational Outcomes:NYIT believes that their graduate will be able to possess the following outcomes:
- Apply osteopathic knowledge and principles.
- Demonstrate appropriate medical knowledge by applying and describing procedures and concepts.
- Provide compassionate and effective patient care to the communities being served.
- Effectively communicates with the healthcare professionals and the patients.
- Commitment to conduct himself ethically and professionally.
- Dedication to continual enhancement of clinical skills.
Mission and Vision:NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine is dedicated to educating osteopathic physicians for a continual enhancement of learning and practice, based upon evidence-based knowledge, practice, and critical thinking. Also, the college is dedicated to providing educational training to not only rural communities but also the inner-city communities through post-graduate and clinical years of training. NYIT-COM’s vision is to enhance patient-centered, population-based osteopathic health care through transformative education and illuminating research.
- Long Island, NY: Serota Academic Center, room 203, Northern Boulevard, P.O. Box 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568.
- Jonesboro, AR: NYITCOM at Arkansas State, P.O. Box 119, State University, AR. 72467
- 686.3997 (NYITCOM-Long Island)
- 680.8816 (NYITCOM- Arkansas State University)
- 686.3997 (NYITCOM- Émigré Physicians Program)
Academic Departments:Following is the list of academic departments at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine:
- Biomedical Sciences
- Clinical Specialties
- Family Medicine
- Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Academic Degrees:Following is the list of academic degrees offered at NYITCOM:
- Global Health, Certificate: This program is offered at Long Island, NY. In this program, students will be enlightened to health policies, major bottlenecks, and practice on a global scale. The total credit hours for this academic degree are 9.
- Medical/Health Care Simulation, M.S.: This program is also offered at Long Island, NY. This program is one of its kind in the US. It prepares the students for the continual enhancement in the growing field of healthcare. The total credit hours for this academic degree are 36.
- Osteopathic Medicine, D.O.: This program is offered at two campuses; Long Island, NY, and Jonesboro, AR. This program is a 4-year program and it offers two phases in the first two years of the medical college; one is faculty-led lecture-discussion bases which is a system-based format and the other one is a Doctor-Patient Continuum which is a problem-based phase. The students of third-year and fourth-year are involved in the clinical study in the medical facilities range. Moreover, this program has several different paths to choose from.
- Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. / Medical & Biological Sciences, Ph.D.: This is a highly competitive 7-year degree program offered at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, Long Island, NY. This program is designed to develop osteopathic physicians who will drive the knowledge and practice of osteopathic medicine in the future with their research. The total credit hours for this academic degree are 90.
- Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. / Neuromusculoskeletal Sciences, M.S.: This program is also offered only at Long Island, NY. It is a highly competitive 5-year degree program designed to train the students to pursue their careers in academic medicine that involves research, medical education, and clinical practice in an academic healthcare setting. The total credit hours for this academic degree are 33.
- Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. – Émigré Physicians Program: This program offered at Long Island, NY is a full-time, 4-year medical education program that is designed to reeducate the Émigré Physicians who completed their studies outside of the US to develop into Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine in the US. The total credit hours for this academic degree are 74.
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine:
Program Requirements:To be an eligible applicant for the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, one must:
- Have a baccalaureate degree from a college or university that is accredited by the United States Department of Education.
- Candidates from the College or University out of the United States will be considered with credentials by NYIT.
- Have completed an acceptable academic year in the following courses:
- English (6 hours).
- Biology; a lecture and a lab (8 hours).
- General Chemistry; a lecture and a lab (8 hours).
- Organic Chemistry I; a lecture and a lab (4 hours).
- Organic Chemistry II; a lecture and a lab (4 hours). However, Biochemistry with 4 hours can be a substitute for Organic Chemistry II.
- Physics; a lecture and a lab (8 hours).
- Must have taken MCAT in the last 3 years. MCAT scores of not more than 3 years older will be considered and must be sent directly to AAMCOMAS.
Application Procedure:To apply to NYIT-COM, an applicant needs to visit aacom.org and submit an online application. Now, the AAMCOMAS will allow the students to apply to NYIT through a secure web server. The Admission Office of NYIT will receive the student’s application once it is reviewed and verified.
Supplemental Application:All the applicants are required to submit a supplemental application. At the time of submitting a supplemental application, the students will be required to:
- Pay a non-refundable fee of $80.
- Clearly state the campus students are interested in; Long Island, NY, or Jonesboro, AR. (However, the college reserves the right to allocate the campus to the students which is the best fit for them).
- Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. – Émigré Physicians Program (EPP):
- Program Requirements:
- Be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US.
- Must have a Foreign Medical Degree from a recognized university equivalent to an M.D. degree in the US.
- Must complete the online application for the Émigré Physicians program and pay a non-refundable application fee of $195.
- Must submit TOEFL, a resume, course-by-course evaluation, and letters of recommendation to complete the application.
- Those applicants who will be invited for an onsite interview are required to take an entrance examination.
- An international and US criminal background check is required before acceptance from all the countries lived in before.
- May 2, 2019: the EPP application will be available.
- September 30, 2019: The deadline to submit the non-refundable application fee of $195 and the EPP application.
- October 16, 2019: The deadline to submit 2 letters of recommendation, TOEFL score report, and official course-by-course evaluation.
- December 9–13, 2019: The interviews and entrance examination for selected applicants will be held.
- January 2020: The Committee on Admissions will make decisions. A nonrefundable $1,500 tuition deposit is required to reserve your seat in the 2020 entering class.
NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine Tuition & Fees:Given below is the tuition fee for the academic year 2020-2021:
|SCHOOL EXPENSES ALL NUMBERS IN DOLLARS ($)||YEAR 4 CLASS OF ’21||YEAR 3 CLASS OF ’22||YEAR 2 CLASS OF ’23||YEAR 1 CLASS OF ’24|
|New Tech Fee||375.00||375.00||375.00||375.00|
Facilities provided at NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine:
Anatomy Lab:Students explore the human body in the anatomy lab. The anatomical knowledge provided here will aid students in their clinical skills and knowledge.
College Of Osteopathic Medicine Library:This medical library is a database of all the available academic and research resources and it offers 10,000+ medical/health publications, 400+ journals, and professional reference assistance, laptops for checkouts, and videos and software.
Institute for Clinical Competence:It consists of virtual patient examination rooms and labs where students will practice interprofessional healthcare with NYIT health and medical professionals.
OMM Lab:The students will learn to diagnose illness and injury while encouraging the body’s natural healing ability using osteopathic techniques. This lab involves multiple features such as natural lighting, adjustable tables, and HD monitors that are used to record and evaluate student’s performance.
Join the Team:NYIT believes in providing a college life that is more than just textbooks, exams, and classrooms. There is a lot of recreational sports team available at NYIT and students are encouraged to join any of them according to their interest. Some of them are listed below:
- 5 on 5 basketball
- Bubble soccer
- Flag football
Recreation Room:This room is located on the second floor of the Student Activity Center. The recreation room is designed for students to shoot play, play pin pong, or just hang out and watch TV with friends. The students are required to bring their student ID to access the equipment. The hours of operation are Monday to Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
New York Sports Club:For $20 per month, New York Sports Clubs offers access to fitness centers that offer many services, including:
- Spin classes, yoga, and Zumba.
- State-of-the-art cardio equipment with personal TVs.
- Free weight areas and extensive equipment.
- Certified personal trainers.
- UXF Circuit and the UXF Training Zone programs.
- Swimming pools and racquet courts.
- Sauna, steam rooms, and lockers.
- Babysitting services and children programs.
NYIT Fitness Center:The fitness center of NYIT is open to all the faculty, students, and staff of NYIT. Equipment of the fitness center includes:
- Elliptical machines.
- Jump ropes.
- Lifefitness treadmills.
- Spin bikes.
- Stability balls.
- Stationary upright and seated bikes.
- Weight-lifting circuit training machines.
Residence Life at NYIT:A lot of people dream about making a home in New York City. The New York Institute of Technology makes that dream come true by providing secure and safe Manhattan residence halls located in the two most vibrant neighborhoods of the city; each one of them is staffed by resident assistants and a graduate hall director. The two of them are:
- Andersen Hall, Manhattan School of Music.
- Riverside Terrace Residence Hall.