Therapeutic Massage

Course Description

The 660-hour, two semester program prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings providing manipulation and massage of the soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, muscle spasm, and stress, and to promote health and wellness. Courses include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical and legal issues, business practices, and psychology. Students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage with various populations throughout the lifespan. Employment opportunities include health care facilities, chiropractors ’offices, spas, health and sports clubs, and private practice. Successful completers will be eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam.



Program Requirements

Student Medical Form completion and students must reside in North Carolina and provide proof of residency. HS Diploma, GED or unofficial college transcripts are required.




Required textbooks will be available in the SPCC bookstore

Upcoming Courses

Classes will begin in August, specific dates and details will be posted soon.

Registration Options

The North Carolina Community Colleges Governor’s Emergency Relief (GEER) Scholarship offers FREE Tuition for community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs.

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By Phone: 704-290-5867

In person: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe, Building A


Braswell Building, Monroe Campus

For More Information, Contact

Tim Reischman, 704-290-5867