98.685 quarter credit hours / 1213 clock hours / 52 weeks / Title IV Credits 48.52
This program focuses on the clinical and rehabilitative approaches to massage therapy, integrating Western and Eastern massage techniques for effective results. The program prepares students for entry-level positions as massage therapists in a variety of medical and holistic settings, such as chiropractic, acupuncture, medical and physical therapy offices and hospitals, wellness centers, and for private practice in collaboration with other health care providers. In addition, this program includes Spa Therapies Certification which provides specialized knowledge and skills in spa history, theory, culture, types of spas, and business practices specific to spas and the spa industry. This program also prepares students to take the National Certification Exam, and exceeds the hourly educational license requirements for most jurisdictions that require 1000+ hours, such as New York.
Course Listing Clock Hours ____
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 165 clock hours Applied Neurology 36 clock hours Applied Pathology 60 clock hours Clinic 1, Clinic 2, and Clinic 3 127.5 clock hours Clinical Applications 40.5 clock hours CPR and First Aid 12 clock hours Foot Reflexology 16 clock hours Kinesiology 150 clock hours Massage Therapy 260 clock hours Practice Management 8 clock hours Professional Development 60 clock hours School-Designated Specialty 34 clock hours Shiatsu 180 clock hours Spa Therapies Certification 64 clock hours
Day and Evening Course Schedules Are Offered