640 hour Massage Therapist Diploma Program

 

Our Massage Therapy Program offers basic training in clinical massage, and is the base that our Advanced certification is built upon.  Ideal as an introduction to massage therapy. This program provides all the skills you need to become a professional therapist and prepare you for the certification exams required to practice in most states. This program can be completed in as little as 8 months full-time or 16 months part-time. In addition to the massage techniques, students are taught the related anatomy, pathology, assessment techniques, and real world experience practicing on clients in the student clinic.

Section 1

160 clock hours

Prerequisites for all other courses


1.  Massage 1 - Intro to Massage (MT1)

2.  Musculoskeletal Anatomy (SA1)

3.  Eastern Anatomy (EA1)

4.  Medical Terminology (MB1)

5.  Clinical Lab 1- Intro (CL1)

6.  Professional Ethics 1 (PE1)

7. Therapist Fitness 1 (TF1)

8. Musculoskeletal Pathology (SP1)

Section 2

160 clock hours


9.   Myofascial Release (MT2)

10  Neuromuscular Technique (MT3)

11. Range of Motion &Stretching (SK1)

12. Professional Ethics 2 (PE2)

13. Therapist Fitness 2 (TF2)

14. Organ Anatomy (SA2)

15. Organ Pathology (SP2)

16. Clinical Lab 2 (CL2)

17. Upper Extremity Palpation (CA1)



Section 3

160 clock hours

18.  Sports Massage (MT4)

19.  Pregnancy & Infant Massage (MT5)

20.  Cardiovascular Anatomy (SA3)

21.  Cardiovascular Pathology (SP3)

22.  CPR & First Aid Training (SK2)

23.  Lower Extremity Palpation (CA2)

24.  Professional Ethics 3 (PE3)

25.  Therapist Fitness  3 (TF3)

26.  Clinical Lab 3 (CL3)

Section 4

160 clock hours

27.   Dayspa Techniques (MT6)

28.   Current Clinic Trends (MT7)

29.   Skin & Nervous Anatomy (SA4)

30.   Skin & Nervous Pathology (SP4)

31.   Professional Ethics 4 (PE4)

32.   Therapist Fitness 4 (TF4)

33.   Spine Palpation (CA3)

34.   Clinical Assessment Techniques (SK3)

35.   Clinical Lab 4 (CL4)