The Massage Therapy Technology degree offers a flexible, innovative curriculum designed to meet the changing needs of the health care marketplace with relation to Massage Therapy. The program will educate students in the principles of integrative massage modalities and the promotion of health and well-being. The program will provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a variety of settings, including but not limited to hospitals, massage clinics, rehabilitation clinics, spas, behavioral health clinics, wellness/fitness centers, doctor’s offices, private practice offices, and athletic programs at the high school, college, or professional level.
The Massage Therapy Certificate Program equips students with the knowledge and training to become Licensed Massage Therapists. Education begins with entry-level skills, focusing on the therapeutic and relaxation benefits of massage, and progresses through advanced massage techniques, aiding in recovery and rehabilitation from illness, injury, and surgery. Students will acquire foundational knowledge in Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology and Medical Terminology. Various modalities, professional ethics, and principles of business are embedded within the curriculum. Inclusion of a student clinic provides practical experience, solidifying program outcomes in a tangible manner. Graduates of the program are provided with the needed skill sets to become qualified and competent practitioners in the field of Massage Therapy.