Professional Massage Therapist

Choose a rewarding career in Massage Therapy and make an impact in people’s lives by addressing both body and soul through the manipulation of muscles.

Program Description

The Professional Massage Therapist Program offers students advanced education and hands-on training in various massage therapy techniques. This unique program exceeds the California Massage Therapy Council standards in the state of California and gives you advanced in-depth training. Each one of our ICOHS students receive  bodywork techniques and effective methods for improving the health and well-being of each one of their clients.

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Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the Massage Therapy field is expected to grow by 23% from 2012 to 2022. At ICOHS College, students receive the practical experience required to obtain employment as a massage therapist in several massage therapy settings, including:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Massage Therapy Clinics
  • Spas and Resorts
  • Cruise Ships
  • Health Clubs & Fitness Centers
  • Holistic Health Clinics
  • Nursing Homes*
  • Chiropractic Offices*
  • Doctor’s Offices*
  • Hospitals*

*More training may be required in our Holistic Health Practitioner program, this is at the discretion of the employer.

Program Courses

  • Energy Channels & Acupoints – Tui Na
  • Shiatsu – Zen Touch
  • Kinesiology
  • Client Assessment
  • Physiology/Pathology
  • Business Practices
  • Special Populations
  • Communications, Ethics and Career Prep
  • MBLEx Preparation
  • Practicum – Clinic & Community Outreach
  • Fundamentals of Holistic Health
  • Anatomy and Massage
  • Strategies for Success
  • Touch Anatomy
  • Circulatory Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Passive Joint Mobilization
  • Anatomy with Manikins
  • Eastern Perspectives
  • Chi Integrated Exercises