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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 TITLE||CLOCK HOURS|
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
MASSAGE THEORY & CLINICAL PRACTICUM
THEORY & PRACTICE OF HYDROTHERAPY
INTRODUCTION TO ALLIED MODALITIES
FLORIDA STATE LAW
BUSINESS PRINCIPLES & DEVELOPMENT
|MLD100||MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE||55|
CLINICAL REHABILITATION (Laser-Ultrasound-Electro stimulation-Infrared)
This program has 900 hours of theory, practice and clinical training.
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 600 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 900 hours will receive a diploma. Upon completion of this program and passing the licensure exam, students may be employed as entry-level massage therapists.
GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE
Name of Program: Advanced Therapeutic Sports & Clinical Massage
Names of occupations for which training in this program is provided:
Occupation: Massage Therapist
SOC code number: 31-9010 31-9011
For profiles on these occupations see http://online.onetcenter.org/crosswalk/
These employment opportunities may include positions in:
- Physical Therapy Clinics
- Ski Resorts
- Massage Therapy Clinics
- Private Clientele
- Sports Medicine Clinics
- Luxury Health Spas
- Chiropractic Offices
- Resort Hotels
- Cruise Ships