The objective of this program is to offer students a California State certification with CAMTC that meets the standard massage requirements to obtain a license to work as a Massage Therapist in the State of California. Graduates of this program will be qualified to take a certification exam as a professional massage and bodywork provider. Students will learn in depth about the body and effective methods for improving the health and well-being of future clients. Upon completion of certification, graduates will be qualified to work in day spas, chiropractors’ offices, or health clubs as employees, independent contractors or in their own business as entrepreneurs
|Code||Program Courses||Clock Hours||Prerequisite|
|HOC 100||Holistic Consciousness||30|
|HOC 101||Eastern Perspectives||45|
|A&P 101||Anatomy and Physiology I||30|
|A&P 102||Anatomy and Physiology II||30||A&P 101|
|BEC 101||Business, Ethics and Communication I||30|
|MSG 101||Parasympathetic Massage||45|
|MSG 102||Circulatory (Swedish Massage)||45|
|MSG 103||Touch Anatomy||30|
|MSG 104||Client Assessment||30|
|MSG 105||Deep Tissue Massage||30|
|MBL 100||MBLEx Test Prep and CPR First Aid||45||Academic Coordinator(s) approval|
|PRA 201*||Massage Therapist Practicum||35||Academic Coordinator(s) approval|
*To be eligible for PRA 201, students must have successfully completed A&P 101, MSG 101, MSG 102, BEC 101 and PAT 101.
CAMTC Attendance Requirements: To meet the qualification of the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) students in the Massage Therapist program must complete at least 500 supervised hours of massage education and training in the Massage Therapist program. If students fall short of requirements, they will need to make-up these hours at the Learning Center following the procedures indicated in the “Makeup Work” section. Completion of all 500 hours is a requirement for CAMTC certification.