Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences, also referred to as Swedish Institute, is located in New York, New York. Founded in 1916 by Captain Theodore Melander, it was originally known as the the Swedish Institute for Physiotherapy. The institute was granted college status in 1954.
Swedish Institute awards the Associate of Occupational Studies degree in massage therapy. Upon completion of the course, students can start working as licensed massage therapists. The institute also grants the Bachelor of Professional Studies, and Master of Science degree in acupuncture. In addition, professional continuing education courses are available.
Students of Swedish Institute are involved in a various clubs and organizations including the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance, the American Association of Oriental Medicine, the International Massage Association, the New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
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