MASSAGE THERAPIST COURSE OF STUDY
MASSAGE THERAPIST (600 CLOCK HOURS)
The Massage Therapist course of study consists of 600 hours which include the minimum of 380 clock hours of technical instruction and 220 clock hours of practical operations to acquire the necessary skills through practical applications, under the supervision of the school’s instructors, to obtain the necessary skills to receive a Massage Therapist Certificate.
MASSAGE THERAPIST EDUCATIONAL GOALS: (D.O.T. #334.374-010, 153.227-014, 339.137-010, 076.310-010)
The Massage Therapist course of study is designed to prepare students for the Certification and profitable employment as a Massage Therapist through technical instruction and practical operations in class and on actual clients.
MASSAGE THERAPIST PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
The Massage Therapy program is a 600-hours program that prepares students to become Massage Therapists. After completing the Massage Therapist Program and obtaining the CAMTC Certification, graduates will be able to work at chiropractic offices, fine hotels, spas, or salons offering massage services.
MASSAGE THERAPIST GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations, with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of “C” (70%) or better, he/she is awarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation.
MASSAGE THERAPIST Certification REQUIREMENTS:
The Massage Therapy program is a 600-hours program that prepares students to become Massage Therapists. The minimum requirement for state certification by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) as a Massage Therapist in the state of California is 500 hours. Applicants must also have passed a CAMTC approved exam (the MBLEx or the BCETMB). The additional 100 hours in this program enhances an advanced level of skills to the student’s training and expertise.
The applicant must also provide the following: State Application signed and Fee, Live Scan fingerprint, and a valid Government issued ID. There is a certificate renewal every two years.
Note: Currently, no massage courses are offered.