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 or the National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Program Learning Outcomes
P1: Cognitive Skills: Students will possess the cognitive skills of an entry level massage therapist. Introduce and assess: MTH 110, Reinforce and Master: MTH 120
P2: Ethical and Professional Behaviors: Students will demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors. Introduce: MTH 110, Reinforce: 120, 121, 210, 220, Master and Assess: MTH 125.