Massage Therapy, CSC
Prepare for professional licensure as a massage therapist and practice as an allied health professional in the areas of health maintenance, assessment and rehabilitation.
At its core, massage therapy is hands on healthcare. More and more massage therapy consumers are integrating therapeutic massage and bodywork with their mainstream health regimen. Students within this program will develop assessment and treatment planning skills, applied techniques, an understanding of scope of practice, and critical thinking and ethical decision making. Students will have an understanding of how massage therapy directly and indirectly affects human anatomy, physiology, pathology and kinesiology, thereby allowing for safe and effective treatment.
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This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.
Licensed massage therapists can be found in clinical settings to include sports medicine, physical rehabilitation, mental health facilities, hospitals, hospice, chiropractic clinics, physical therapy offices, as well as in the wellness center and day spa industry. Licensed massage therapists may work as employee or self-employed, independent contractors.
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Sara Rennie, LMT
Program Head, Massage Therapy
Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.