Students learn basic massage theory and technique. They are also taught an Eastern paradigm of bodywork therapy that includes shiatsu and acupressure, along with contemporary Western modalities such as structural bodywork, trigger point therapy & rehabilitation massage, sports massage, and cranial sacral therapy.
The program includes courses in anatomy and physiology, giving students a solid understanding of the body and enabling them to effectively communicate with other health care professionals and create comprehensive treatment programs for their clients. Business and career development classes, along with training in laws and regulations, are also offered.
How much will the program cost me?
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grants for which they were eligible, graduates also used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates is:
To apply for federal aid, prospective students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be accessed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Our Financial Aid Representatives can help you with that process and answer all of your questions. Net Price Calculator is available here.
How long will it take me to complete the program?
How many graduates completed the program on-time?
What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who completed the program is:
What type of jobs can I get?
Massage Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), Licensed Massage Practitioner, Registered Massage Therapist, Bodywork Therapist, Integrated Deep Tissue Massage Therapist, Therapeutic Massage Technician
**As reported in 2012 annual report to ACCET