Upon completion of this program students will have the skills and knowledge to apply and sit for the licensing exam by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTNB) or by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (MBLEx). In addition students will obtain certification in Spa Therapies, Deep Tissue, Sport Massage, Electro Stimulation, Ultrasound, Laser, Neuromuscular Therapy (granted by International Academy of Neuromuscular Therapies through partnership with TPI), and Holistic Manual Lymphatic Drainage (granted by the Manual Lymph Drainage Institute International through partnership with TPI) in order to seek employment in spas, facilities that treat athletic injuries or in clinical and medical settings where massage therapy is part of a patient’s rehabilitation program. Graduates will have skills to expand their marketability as massage therapist.
|Course Number||Course Title||Clock Hours|
|TMT01||Human Anatomy and Physiology||190|
|TMT02||Massage Theory and Clinical Practicum||225|
|TMT03||Theory and Practice of Hydrotherapy||15|
|TMT04||Introduction to Allied Modalities||76|
|TMT05||Florida State Law||10|
|TMT06||Business Principles and Development||15|
|MLD100||Manual Lymph Drainage||50|
|CR100||Clinical Rehabilitation (Laser/Ultrasound/Electrostimulation and Infrared)||15|
This program has 750 hours of theory, practice and clinical training.
|Program Delivery||All theory component of this program’s curriculum is delivered via online/distance education mode.|
|All laboratory and practice component of this program’s curriculum is delivered via the traditional on-campus face-to-face mode.|
All students are required to complete at least 115 services as part of their applied clinical training.
|Face and neck massage||10||Deep Tissue massage||8|
|Hands and arms massage||10||NMT massage||17|
|Abdomen massages||10||Sports massage||17|
|Feet and legs massage||10||Pathology||13|
|Full body massages||10|
A student who has completed the 540 hours (theory, practice and services) of the Therapeutic Massage Technician portion of the program may sit for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Upon passing, students can apply to receive their Florida State License.
Students successfully completing the 750 hours will receive a diploma. Upon completion of this program and passing the licensure exam, students may be employed as entry-level massage therapists.