Therapeutic Massage

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Program Description

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The Therapeutic Massage curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, friction, and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness throughout the lifespan.

Program Content

Courses will include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical/legal issues, business practices, nutrition and psychology.

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation centers, health departments, home health, medical offices, nursing homes, spas and health and sports clubs, and private practice. Graduates may be eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam or the National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

Additional Information

JCC's Therapeutic Massage Program is an accepted school for licensure in North Carolina. With successful completion of our coursework and a PASS score on the MBLEX (Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam), our students are eligible to apply for their NC license in Massage and Bodywork Therapy.

Massage PinThe Student Massage Clinic provides students the educational opportunity of a "virtual" Spa & Wellness Clinic, and allows the community to experience the incredible benefits of therapeutic massage.

Students must pass all program competencies before participating in the massage clinic.

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Program Information

Karen "Lynn" Hurt
Program Director of Therapeutic Massage
(919) 209-2516


Theresa Lee
Admission Coordinator, Health Programs
(919) 209-2049 

Admissions Office
(919) 209-2128