MASSAGE THERAPIST

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Program Description

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
KIN 101 Kinesiology 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
PAT 101 Pathology 45
MBL 100 MBLEx Test Prep and CPR First Aid 45  Academic Coordinator(s) approval
PRA 201* Massage Therapist Practicum 35  Academic Coordinator(s) approval
TOTAL 500

*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.