Therapeutic Massage Degree*

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.

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

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

A45750
Day/Full-Time

Fall Semester 1

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
HSC 110 - Orientation to Health Careers 1.00 1.00
BIO 163 - Basic Anatomy & Physiology 4.00 2.00 5.00
MTH 110 - Fundamentals of Massage 6.00 9.00 3.00 10.00
MTH 125 - Ethics of Massage 2.00 2.00
Total: 18

Spring Semester 1

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry 3.00 3.00
MTH 120 - Therapeutic Massage Applications 6.00 9.00 3.00 10.00
MTH 121 - Clinical Supplement I 3.00 1.00
MTH 130 - Therapeutic Massage Management 2.00 2.00
Total: 16

Summer Semester

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
ENG 112 - Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3.00 3.00
PSY 150 - General Psychology 3.00 3.00
MTH 221 - Clinical Supplement II 6.00 2.00
Total: 8

Fall Semester 2

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
HEA 110 - Personal Health/Wellness 3.00 3.00
MTH 210 - Advanced Skills of Massage 4.00 9.00 3.00 8.00
PHI 240 - Introduction to Ethics 3.00 3.00
Total: 14

Spring Semester 2

Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credits
SOC 210 - Introduction to Sociology 3.00 3.00
MTH 220 - Outcome-Based Massage 4.00 6.00 3.00 7.00
Total: 10

*Availability pending sufficient enrollment