Your career training starts here at our NYC College of Health Sciences

We offer certificate and degree programs in the areas of Massage Therapy, Nursing and Allied Health. Our vocational training courses offer a practical, hands-on environment designed to prepare you for the future. Browse trade school and continuing education programs below.

Rooted in Tradition, Committed to Innovation

Technology is transforming the healthcare industry. Which is why at our NYC College of Health Sciences, we are transforming the way we teach and prepare our students for their healthcare careers.

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At Swedish Institute, all students receive a brand-new iPad at the start of their program, enabling them to work easier, communicate faster, engage interactively, and gain the technology skills they need in today’s career fields.

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Over a Century of Experience

Swedish Institute has been a pillar in New York City’s education foundation for over 100 years. It holds the title as the oldest continuously operating massage therapy institution in the country, going back to when it first opened its doors in 1916. Since then, Swedish Institute has grown from a well-known school of massage therapy into a multi-purpose institution of allied health. We continue to provide a learning environment where students are supported and guided to succeed in the classroom and in their new careers. Read more about our long and influential history.

Why Choose Swedish?

At Swedish Institute, we offer in-demand programs that combine practical hands-on training and instruction from industry professionals to create a rewarding learning experience focused on helping you gain the skills required to enter your field of study.

At Swedish Institute, we are dedicated to fostering a college community that is diverse and inclusive by providing our students and staff with opportunities to learn and engage in scholarly knowledge that recognizes the contributions of all people. We are committed to taking a proactive approach to the principles of diversity and inclusion through providing education that encourages civic engagement and intentionally prepares our students to be responsible members of the diverse societies that they will serve as health and wellness professionals.

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Real-World Training

Hands-on training and education prepares students for a new career

We keep education relevant by employing instructors with real-world experience in the field who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom.

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Locked in Tuition Rates

Students who continuously attend school will be guaranteed the same tuition rate from start to finish.

When deciding to pursue your education, there are many factors to consider. We know tuition is at the top of the list. At Swedish Institute, we are committed to keeping student’s tuition rates the same during their continuous enrollment.

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Career Placement

Thousands of companies in the Tri-State area to assist in placing our graduates!

The success of our students is our greatest success. Therefore, we continue to support them after graduation. We maintain a database with thousands of employers across the U.S. to help our graduates secure employment in their chosen career field.

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Conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan near all major NYC transit lines.

Our campus, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan’s art district, is home to a community that is rich in culture and diversity, which results in an outstanding educational atmosphere for our students. With easy access to public transit, you could literally be a stop away from pursuing a new career.

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iPad Program

Students are issued an iPad providing them 24-hour access to their studies.

Swedish Institute is committed to innovation and keeping up with the latest technology learning trends. Through our iPad Program, all students receive a brand-new iPad Air at the start of their program, enabling them to work easier, communicate faster, become more engaged, and achieve greater academic success. And, best of all – the iPad graduates with the student!

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Professional Skill Building

Develop skills to be successful both in and out of the classroom.

Our mission is not only to provide real-world training, but also to help you develop the professional skills, values and attitudes that will enhance your potential for success in your career and throughout your life.

Swedish Institute Blog

Get the latest news from our campus, spotlights on our graduates, career tips from our Career Services team, plus tips on health and wellness straight from the instructors of our health science programs.