Massage Therapy

This program prepares students to become successful practicing Therapists. Students are taught the art and science of Massage Therapy while also being taught client inter-dynamics. Additionally, students learn modalities such as hot stone therapy, reflexology and sports massage. Students receive training for First Aid & CPR and are educated on HIV as it relates to massage. The objective is developing students’ skills necessary to become confident and effective massage therapist prepared to enter the exciting field in today’s spa environment.

 

Curriculum

Required Courses                                                                           Credits

    SEMESTER I  
PMAT   1100 Therapist Client Inter-Dynamics 1
PMAT   1101 Physiology 3
PMAT   1102 Anatomy 3
    SEMESTER II  
PMAT   1103

Basic Massage Therapy Theory

(Prerequisite  PMAT 1100 Therapist Clint Inter-Dynamics, PMAT 1101 Physiology, PMAT 1102 Anatomy)

2
PMAT 1103/1104

Basic Massage Therapy Theory & Basic Massage Therapy Practical

(Prerequisite   PMAT 1100 Therapist Clint Inter-Dynamics , PMAT 1101 Physiology, PMAT 1102 Anatomy, PMAT 1103 Basic Massage Therapy Theory)

6
PMAT   1104

Basic Massage Therapy Practical

(Prerequisite  PMAT 1100 Therapist Clint Inter-Dynamics, PMAT 1101 Physiology, PMAT 1102 Anatomy,PMAT 1103 Basic Massage Therapy Theory)

2
    SEMESTER III  
PMAT   1105 First Aid & CPR Certificate 0
PMAT   1106 HIV Precautions 0
PMAT   1107

Allied Modalities

(Prerequisite   PMAT 1100 Therapist Clint Inter-Dynamics , PMAT 1101 Physiology, PMAT 1102 Anatomy, PMAT 1103 Basic Massage Therapy Theory, PMAT1103 Basic Massage Therapy Practical, PMAT 1105 First Aid & CPR Certificate, PMAT 1106 HIV Precautions)

5
PMAT   1188

Practicum

(Pre-requisite all above courses)

5
Total Credit Hours Required for Completion                                        56