Any student failing to meet standards of academic progress will be placed on Academic Probation. After each midterm exam, the Education Department will evaluate the students’ grades. All students found to have a course average, at mid-term, of less than 2.0 (C or 70 %), will be notified by mail that they are on Academic Probation. The notice will serve to advise the student of their curre... Read More
Non-Discrimination & Diversity
The school offers opportunities, without distinction or discrimination because of race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or any other protected status, in its program of study and services. The school also encourages cultural and ethnic diversity in its faculty, staff and student body. The school is authorized under ... Read More
NYIM seeks students who desire a professional career and are prepared to undertake an intensive educational experience. Enrollment is limited and is based on the following requirements:
A prospective student must: Successfully complete a personal interview with an Admissions Representative.
Submit a complete Application for Admission, along with a $25... Read More
Withdrawn/Dismissed students may petition for readmission after being out of classes for one term (approximately 12 weeks) of non-attendance. A reenrollment fee of $100 will be charged for all students approved for re-admission. Students should be able to show that the barriers to their success have been removed prior to re-enrollment. Petitions for re-enrollment will be considered on an indivi... Read More
NYIM will accurately report to the NYS Education Department the number of class hours attended. If insufficient, the state will not permit the applicant to take the State Licensing Examination. Class attendance is an important aspect of the student’s learning experience. The student is required to attend all classes. If the student is unable to attend a class, or classes, due to unfore... Read More
Make-up for snow days and other cancellations are scheduled during term breaks and may result in calendar changes, including test dates and term start/end dates. The student is responsible for knowing the school policy on make-up time for snow day absenteeism.
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All missing class time must be made up within fifteen (15) days, or before the end of the current term, whichever comes first. Any student with more than 52 hours of absence must make up the class by attending another class of the same subject. If the student has missed less than 52 hours of class time, lecture time must be made up by watching the PowerPoint Presentation of the missed class (2 ... Read More
Eating and drinking (except water) is prohibited in the classroom. Eating and drinking are permitted in designated areas only. Due to HIPAA regulations, cell phones are banned from the school. They need to be turned completely off while in the school, and can only be turned on in the breezeway or outside. Cell phones need to be kept in an enclosed area such as a bookbag or purse at all times. A... Read More
For each of the four Clinic components, the student is required to complete a clinic report and 20 hands-on therapy sessions before advancing to the next Clinic term. All appointments must be hands-on therapy sessions. No student will be given credit for an unscheduled appointment.
Students are graded, based on both their professional and practical skills for each completed... Read More
Students are subject to dismissal under the following conditions:
Failure to maintain a passing grade in two or more courses of instruction, with the exception of Anatomy & Physiology and Introduction to Massage.
Failing the SAME course twice (including Anatomy & Physiology and Introduction to Massage).
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Students may be terminated from the program due to cheating, plagiarism, theft, violence, attending school or a NYIM sponsored event under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or bringing alcohol or drugs on to school grounds. Students who are terminated from the program are not eligible to return.
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Satisfactory progress must be maintained in order for the student to remain enrolled at NYIM. To maintain satisfactory academic progress, the student is required to:
Maintain a term and cumulative course minimum average of 2.0 (C Grade or 70%, or greater)
Receive no more than one “D” or “F” grade in any term, and n... Read More
The student must adhere to NYIM’s dress code, consisting of school shirt with solid color black slacks, skirt, skorts, Bermuda length shorts, and ID badge. A solid black or white plain sweater may also be worn with the school uniform. No hooded sweatshirts are allowed. ID badges and scrub tops must be worn at all times when in clinic. Students entering the program are expected to have pro... Read More
Grades support the student’s learning experience by providing precise meaningful feedback that clearly informs the student of his/her academic progress. Grading consists of class participation, written and practical assignments, exams, hands-on techniques, homework, special projects, attendance in all classes, timely completion of all classes and clinic sessions. To graduate, the st... Read More
Before each term begins, mandatory orientation is held for all incoming students. During this session, the student will meet fellow students and learn strategies for becoming a master student. Orientation is scheduled prior to the beginning of the term. Registered students will be notified of their orientation date.
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Grade reports, recorded as percentage grade, are available for viewing in the computer lab.
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NYIM does not offer remedial coursework.
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Student records are confidential and accessible only to the individual student, Administration, Faculty or Education Department officials. Any student desiring to review his or her file must notify the school in writing. The student will receive a copy of their unofficial transcript upon completion of the program. Students interested in obtaining official or unofficial transcripts should contac... Read More
All students transferring from another school are required to spend a minimum of 100 hours in the program at NYIM, regardless of their previous preparation and training, and may not transfer more than 250 hours into the program.
When students apply to a New York State registered program from another program that is recognized by a jurisdiction, or a national accrediting body, o... Read More