Therapeutic Massage

TM-WebProgram Description:

Application deadline:  Dormant 2018

The Therapeutic Massage program is designed for career-minded individuals who are focused on the health and well-being of their clients. The curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide soft tissue manipulation, methodical pressure, friction and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness throughout the lifespan.

The Therapeutic Massage program requires professional standards that encompasses motor skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills, physical stamina, and ability to work with individuals of various ages and degree of health. This program will include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical/legal issues, business practices, psychology and life saving techniques.

The Therapeutic Massage program offers training for a career in the healing arts and offers small class size with individual attention. The program provides all the skills and competencies necessary to sit for the national certification exam (MBLEX).

Course Work Emphasizes:
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Therapeutic Massage
• Ethical/legal Issues
• Business Practices
• Nutrition and Psychology

For a complete listing of pre-requisites, admission requirements, class listing, and estimated program cost click Therapeutic Massage Admissions Booklet for Diploma or Degree options.

Note: Criteria is reviewed periodically and is subject to change.

Student Massage Clinics are open to the public and are held between the months of October through early December and January through early May. To set up an appointment, please call 704-290-5276 and leave a message.

Career Opportunities:
Chiropractic Offices
Cruise Ships
Franchise Massage Clinics
Hospitals/Rehabilitation Centers
Health Departments
Home Health
Medical Offices
Nursing Homes
Spas/Health/Sports Clubs
Wellness and Fitness Centers
Private Practice

Therapeutic Massage Program Contacts:

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Program Director, Therapeutic Massage





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Dean, Allied Health & Nursing