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Massage Therapy

800 Total Clock Hours, 28.5 Total Semester Academic Credit

Massage Therapy program prepares students for entry-level massage therapist postions to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual thechniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Program includes instructions in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical praticeto provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice, Thai massage, Shiatsu massage, deep tissue massage, therapeutic massage, sports massage, and foot reflexology among many other thechniques widely used by massage therapists.

PREREOUISITE:

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IIndividuals with a high school diploma, GED, or college degree are eligible to apply. Each applicant must take an entrance exam (consists of math and English) to enter their program of study at the college.

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Program Length: Day Classes: 10 months, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday. Total Cost: $11,321.00 (Including tuition, books, uniforms & registration)

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Next start date: 5/8/2017 Click here PDF icon for Complete Schedule & Fees Deadline to enroll by: 5/1/2017

Massage Therapy program consists of the following:

  • Anatomy & Physiology & Neurology I
  • Anatomy & Physiology & Neurology II
  • Pathology
  • Myology & Kinesiology
  • Hygiene, First Aid, CPR, Ethical Practice
  • Fundamentals of Western & Eastern Massage
  • Therapeutic Thai & Shiatu Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Externship
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Upon successful completion of this program, graduate is awarded a completion certificate.

The California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) was created to implement a statewide certification program with clear standards of preparation and education, enabling massage professionals to obtain one of two certification levels:

  • Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)- Required to complete at least 500 hours of massage education and training at a CAMTC approved massage therapy school and pass a CAMTC approved massage exam.
  • Certified Massage Practitioner (CMP)- Generally must complete at least 250 hours of education and training.

Please go to U.S. Department of Labor for Occupation Outlook & Earnings Handbook.

ATI College is Nationally Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Since 2002.

Click here to begin the application process. We look forward to you joining us here at ATI College!