Bachelor Degree in Massage Therapy

Top 7 Bachelor Degrees in Massage Therapy 2017

Massage Therapy

While associate’s degrees are a good way to skim the surface of a specific area of the education spectrum, it’s the bachelor’s degree that truly immerses students in the inner workings of an industry or study area. Degree programs can be offered on campus and online and often take four years to complete.

So what is a Bachelor in Massage Therapy? This program is intended to provide a foundation for students interested in massage therapy as well as those who have already completed massage therapy courses. Instructors may offer lessons on professional communication, health care management and social science. Courses can also be centered on working in the alternative medicine environment, natural health, detoxification and massage modalities.

One advantage of enrolling in an undergraduate massage therapy degree program for individuals who are already employed in the industry is that they can enhance their board certification and build on the knowledge they already possess. Supplementing knowledge is a great way to explore different areas of massage therapy, offer more services to clients and potentially earn a higher salary.

As for the cost of a Bachelor in Massage Therapy degree, some of the most common determining factors include the geographic location of the institute, tuition, cost of books and course materials. It’s always best to get in direct contact with schools to find out the most current financial information.

The most prevalent career for graduates of massage therapy undergraduate programs is masseur. What’s unique about the field is that it offers a number of different massage styles, known as modalities. Examples of these modalities include deep-tissue massage, Swedish massage and sports massage. Learning how to manage a business by taking classes on marketing and bookkeeping is another benefit of obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

Ease any tension you might have about the future of your career with an educational massage. Massage therapy programs are scattered across the globe. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BTech in Somatology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The coursework for the BTech in Somatology comprises Reflexology (specialised massage techniques), Research Methodology, Camouflage Therapy, Somatechniques, Permanent Make-up, Socio-Psychology, Aromatherapy (specialised massage techniques), >Thai Massage, Business Practice, Somatology Research Project, Business Practice, >TT, Somatology Research Project, Reflexology Case Studies [+]

Bachelors in Massage Therapy. Modules and Timetable Semester 1 DAY 1 Reflexology (specialised massage techniques) Research Methodology Camouflage Therapy Permanent Make-up DAY 2 Somatechniques IV Permanent Make-up Socio-Psychology Semester 2 DAY 1 Aromatherapy (specialised massage techniques) Thai Massage Business Practice Somatology Research Project DAY 2 Business Practice TT Somatology Research Project Reflexology Case Studies Admission requirements A National Diploma in Somatology or equivalent. A minimum of 60% is required in the NDip programme. Contact details Name: Mrs Debbie Campbell Tel: 011 559 6511 / Email: debbiec@uj.ac.za [-]

Bachelor Degree in Chiropractic

Barcelona College of Chiropractic - BCC
Campus Full time 5 - 5 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The BCC curriculum – With the assistance of curriculum development experts, and with feedback from major stakeholders, the BCC has developed its unique curriculum that strives to marry the discipline of chiiropractic with advanced teaching, learning and assesment strategies. [+]

The BCC curriculum – With the assistance of curriculum development experts, and with feedback from major stakeholders, the BCC has developed its unique curriculum that strives to marry the discipline of chiiropractic with advanced teaching, learning and assesment strategies. Bilingual College BCC is an international college with two oficial languages – Spanish and English. During the first year, the College provides simultaneously translated lectures and supportive language courses, to enable students to follow classes while improving their language. During the last two years, most theory clases are taught in English while practical experience takes place in Spanish. Personal Development Planning and Reflective Practice These modules aim to enhance the students’ ability to understand what and how they are learning and to help them review, plan and take responsability for their own learning, while discovering leadership, team building and scientific reasoning skills. Science, Art and Phylosophy Traditionally, chiropractic was based on three fundamental pillars: Philosophy, Science and Art. Finding the balance between these three pillars in developing the curriculum is a priority for our academic team. In keeping with chiropractic principles, the curriculum combines the study of basic and clinical sciences with a deep reflection on the body’s ability to optimise health. Research From the beginning our curriculum enables students to acquire understandand practice of the scientific investigation, evidence-informed practice and critical/ analytical thinking. As a result, students are well prepared for carrying out a major research Project in the final years of the programme of the study. Clinical Experience Early contact with patients is essential and thus, the BCC offers its students the oppportunity to observe and interact with experienced chiropractors caring for patients in the BCC Chiropractic Centre. Throughout the 4th and 5th years students, provide evidence- based chiropractic care to patients whilst under the close supervision of well trained professionals. [-]

Bachelor in Physiotherapy

University of Information Technology and Management
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Poland Rzeszów

Overview of disability issues in medical and social, economic, and psychological aspects of disability, issues of physical therapy and its role in modern medicine, the role of medical diagnostics for the needs of treatment and physiotherapy, and choosing and ... [+]

Bachelor in PhysiotheraphyGeneral PhysiotherapyOverview of disability issues in medical and social, economic, and psychological aspects of disability, issues of physical therapy and its role in modern medicine, the role of medical diagnostics for the needs of treatment and physiotherapy, and choosing and performing examinations and tests necessary to choose physiotherapeutic means. The role and significance of primary and secondary prophylaxis in preventing 21st-century civilisation diseases, and the role of pro-health education of the society.Orthopaedic SuppliesThe construction, functioning, use and principles of selecting orthopaedic devices. Teaching the competences and skills in describing and interpreting the principles of functioning of orthopaedic devices used in rehabilitation. Understanding the role of orthopaedic devices in rehabilitation.KinesitherapyTheoretical overview and the essence of the course, methods of assessing the locomotive system for the needs of physiotherapy and the methods and techniques of performing therapeutic exercises. Teaching biomechanical analysis of body posture and determinants of human locomotive functions. Teaching practical skills within therapeutic exercises, methods and techniques, based on theoretical knowledge and considering indications and contraindications of particular treatments. Basic methods used in manual therapy, using theoretical knowledge in kinesiotherapy. Teaching knowledge and skills within using particular kinesiotherapeutic treatments, according to the patients’ individual clinical images.Physical TherapyTheoretical and practical knowledge concerning using the biological effects on human tissues of physical stimuli within: thermotherapy, cryotherapy, phototherapy, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, electromagnetic fields and balneoclimatology, with particular consideration of biophysics fundamentals, methodology, indications and contraindications for the performed treatments.... [-]


Physiotherapy

Instituto Piaget
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The qualification allows access to the professional title of physiotherapist belonging to the professional career of technical diagnostic and therapeutic. [+]

I feel that the academic training I gained over the years of course as well the internships from the first year to the last have provided me the technical and scientific knowledge to daily practice as Physiotherapist. Note that has always been a formation based on evidence and was only possible thanks to the excellent faculty that has existed until the present day. David Alves, physiotherapist, graduated from Instituto Piaget in 2009 educational objectives: The general objectives of the 1st Physiotherapy studies cycle are: Train physiotherapists who act in a bio-psychosocial perspective on disease prevention and health promotion, development and recovery of functionality and quality of life and reduction of disability and maladjustment through re-education, rehabilitation and treatment. Enable students with knowledge and skills of scientific rigor, responsibility, autonomy and respect for legal and ethical issues in health, in the context of assessment and intervention in different situations. Develop effective organization and implementation capacity through appropriate methods and techniques and based on scientific evidence. Equip students with humanistic, cultural and social skills, in addition to the scientific and technical skills so they can manage and act effectively before various professional everyday situations. Employability: Graduates in Physiotherapy may perform functions in: hospitals Public and private clinics and health centers Rehabilitation centers sanatoria sports structures Schools and special education institutes Institutions for the elderly Professional status: The qualification allows access to the professional title of physiotherapist belonging to the professional career of technical diagnostic and therapeutic. For the completion of the 1st Physical therapy in study cycle, students must fulfill a curriculum consists of 240 credits required ECTS. The 1st Physiotherapy studies cycle will give the skills necessary to: Identify structures, functioning, regulation and homeostasis of human body and the return mechanisms to function and improved health status; Describe normal human movement, identify the conditions and deviations from normal, and enumerate the mechanisms that lead to its regulation, identifying the main problems and planning an appropriate intervention; Identify and interpret national and international legislation in the EC area and health in general; Apply the model and assessment methodology in Physical Therapy based on the model of the International Classification of Functioning (ICF); Identify and apply the methods and techniques of assessment and intervention in physical therapy; Conduct research and disseminate the results; Rehabilitating different functional conditions in real contexts, efficiently performing evaluation and re-evaluation reports with measurement results; effectively exercise clinical practice in different contexts of providing health care / services. [-]

Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 5 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

The objectives of this program are designed to equip its graduates with the necessary skills, responsibilities and capabilities to function in global... [+]

Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)

 

The objectives of this program are designed to equip its graduates with the necessary skills, responsibilities and capabilities to function in global communities as registered chiropractors. The prime objective of this program is to produce RMIT graduates who are registrable as chiropractors in Australia. The key to achieving this is the maintenance and enhancement of a program that meets or exceeds the applicable Accreditation Standards.The program is designed as a holistic, integrated five-year sequence, which will skill you for entry into the Chiropractic profession. It is not possible to exit the program with a single three year degree in either Health or Applied Science .As an RMIT chiropractor you will be a technologically articulate generalist healthcare worker, predictive and preventive in a holistic manner who will contribute to improving and enhancing overall health, wellbeing and quality of life.You will be a team-player within the health care system and highly regarded as expert in the assessment and management of functional articulation disorders for the specific purpose of achieving optimal function.You will be the definitive provider of spinal adjustment as the highest order of manipulation, and of health-enhancing supportive measures such as patient education, exercise, nutrition and healthy lifestyle without the use of drugs and surgery.... [-]


Bachelor of Health Science (Chiropractic)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

Our program has been a leader in the chiropractic industry since 1975. Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and manage patients who present for care... [+]

Bachelor of Health Science (Chiropractic)

 

This program is available for third year students with advanced standing. Advanced standing will be conferred if you’ve completed at least two year of study in a Chiropractic program accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia or an international equivalent.Our program has been a leader in the chiropractic industry since 1975. Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and manage patients who present for care.The chiropractic philosophy describes the relationship between the spine and nervous system and how this impacts the entire body, restoring and preserving optimal wellbeing.Chiropractors perform appropriate patient assessment procedures and then use their highly developed manual skills to treat the patient. Patient management often includes advice on nutrition, exercise, posture and other lifestyle adaptations. It may also include referring patients to other health care providers.RMIT is the only university in Victoria and one of only 3 in Australia that offer a chiropractic degree program.Graduates can go on to the Master of Clinical Chiropractic program in order to qualify as chiropractors.... [-]


Bachelor of Chiropractic Science

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia North Ryde

Chiropractic is the third largest healing profession today. Chiropractors recognise the importance of body structures and how they affect our health. They use spinal adjustments, manipulation and [+]

Bachelor of Chiropractic Science

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Macquarie University

 

Chiropractic is the third largest healing profession today. Chiropractors recognise the importance of body structures and how they affect our health. They use spinal adjustments, manipulation and other physical means to assist the inherent recuperative powers of the body in the restoration and the maintanence of health. They use a range of diagnostic tools including X-ray. Graduates from this program will not be registered as Chiropractors without the completion of the 2 year Master of Chiropractic.

 

Suitable For

For those who wish to gain a tertiary qualification in Chiropractic Science. Professional registration requires completion of the Master of Chiropractic ( 2 years full time study).... [-]