Advanced Therapeutic, Sports & Clinical Massage

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PROGRAM OBJECTIVE:

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.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

COURSE TITLE CLOCK HOURS
TMT01
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
206
TMT02
MASSAGE THEORY & CLINICAL PRACTICUM
255
TMT03
THEORY & PRACTICE OF HYDROTHERAPY
15
TMT04
INTRODUCTION TO ALLIED MODALITIES
104
TMT05
FLORIDA STATE LAW
10
TMT06
BUSINESS PRINCIPLES & DEVELOPMENT
6
TMT07
H.I.V./AIDS
4
DT100
DEEP TISSUE
40
NMT100
NEUROMUSCULAR THERAPY
100
SP100
SPORTS MASSAGE
85
MLD100 MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE 55
CR-100
CLINICAL REHABILITATION (Laser-Ultrasound-Electro stimulation-Infrared)
20
TOTAL 900

This program has 900 hours of theory, practice and clinical training.

Services:

All students are required to complete at least 115 services as part of their applied clinical training.

Services are:

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
Back massage   10        
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
  • Massage Therapy Clinics
  • Private Clientele
  • Sports Medicine Clinics
  • Luxury Health Spas
  • Chiropractic Offices
  • Salons
  • Resort Hotels
  • Hospitals
  • Cruise Ships

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