A licensed Massage Therapist may open their own business or practice in hospitals, spas, resorts, on cruise ships, with sports teams, and in wellness centers.
In this industry, there are a wide variety of techniques and specializations. The massage therapy program consists of a fundamental knowledge base for many possible careers within the massage profession and it provides instruction on many specialties within the field. You will be instructed in:
Along with courses in anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, ethics, clinical practice and more. You will learn to provide highly requested services such as:
The Massage Therapy program requires the completion of 600 hours of which 150 hours are designated as clinical practice hours. This program will provide you with the fundamental knowledge to acquire your license and begin your journey as a successful massage therapist.
You will learn through instructor led theory lectures, interactive exercises and demonstrations, instructor guided hands on training and through special events and workshops. You will also apply your skills in a clinical setting on clientele in order to master your techniques. Course content is as follows:
Upon completing all theory instruction and clinical practice hours and satisfactorily passing the final exam, you will receive a diploma and will be prepared to apply for the licensing exam.
Federal Financial Assistance is available to eligible students as are interest-free payment plans with the school. You may contact an admissions representative for further detail on financing your education or to inquire on your eligibility.
The Massage Therapy Program may be completed in approximately 5 months by a full-time student or 8 months by a part-time student. Completion time will depend on your actual attendance. Classes begin weekly.
Full Time 30hrs/week 9am-3pm.
Part-time 20hrs/week 9am-1pm, 1:30pm-5:30pm, 6pm-10pm.
Note: The above schedules reflect the minimum scheduled instructional time students must attend. It may be possible for a student to attend more hours and accelerate their program. For more information, please speak with an admissions representative.