Musculoskeletal Therapy (Manual Therapy – OMT) (M.Sc.)

Master of Science (formerly Manual Therapy (OMT))

Features of the degree program Musculoskeletal Therapy (Manual Therapy – OMT)

The objective of the Master of Science degree program Musculoskeletal Therapy (Manual Therapy – OMT) is the training of certified manual therapists according to the standards of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) and the acquisition of grounded knowledge and skills for scientific work. The combination of clinical expertise and science allows the evaluation and analysis of therapeutic activities on the basis of current research and forms the basis for optimal patient management.

The degree program at a glance


Master of Science (M.Sc.)


Winter semester

Placement test

Participation in the placement test in English at the beginning of the study program is voluntary.

Standard period of study

7 semesters


German, English

Type of study

Contact / advanced training degree program, part-time

Numerus Clausus


Osnabrück – Caprivi Campus

Admission restriction



Program management

Prof. Dr. Harry von Piekartz
Program director

Room: EA 0104A
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-3526

Office hours:
Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 9:30 am after prior notification by e-mail

Advice and coordination

Christina Krone B.Sc. PT
Program coordinator

Room: EA 0104
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-3965

Office hours:
by arrangement

Application, admission and exams

Dennis Placke
Registrar's office

Room: AF 0009
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-3188

Office hours:
Mondays and Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm