Massage Therapy Course

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Program Description

Massage Therapy program prepares students for entry-level massage therapist positions to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. The program includes instructions in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice, Thai massage, Shiatsu massage, deep tissue massage, therapeutic massage, sports massage, and foot reflexology among many other techniques widely used by massage therapists.


Massage Therapy program consists of the following:

  • Anatomy & Physiology & Neurology I
  • Anatomy & Physiology & Neurology II
  • Pathology
  • Myology & Kinesiology
  • Hygiene, First Aid, CPR, Ethical Practice
  • Fundamentals of Western & Eastern Massage
  • Therapeutic Thai & Shiatsu Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Externship


Upon successful completion of this program, graduates are awarded a completion certificate.

The California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) was created to implement a statewide certification program with clear standards of preparation and education, enabling massage professionals to obtain one of two certification levels:

  • Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)- Required to complete at least 500 hours of massage education and training at a CAMTC approved massage therapy school and pass a CAMTC approved massage exam.
  • Certified Massage Practitioner (CMP)- Generally must complete at least 250 hours of education and training.

Please go to U.S. Department of Labor for Occupation Outlook & Earnings Handbook.

ATI College is Nationally Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Since 2002.


Prerequisite

individuals with a high school diploma, GED, or college degree are eligible to apply. Each applicant must take an entrance exam (consists of math and English) to enter their program of study at the college.


Class Schedule

Day Classes: 10 months, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Evening Classes: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm Monday through Thursday.

Start Dates 2018-2019

Full-time Part-time
07/02/2018 07/23/2018
08/13/2018
09/24/2018 09/24/2018
11/05/2018 11/26/2018
12/17/2018
01/28/2019 01/28/2019
03/11/2019
04/22/2019 04/01/2019
06/03/2019 06/03/2019
Last updated May 2019

About the School

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