Program Objective:

The main objective is for the student to have knowledge of the human physiology and anatomy. To apply successfully Hydrotherapy, Heliotherapy, and, Therapeutic massage. Familiar with exercise programs which can help the musculoskeletal system. Also, Florida State Law, C.P.R. and HIV-Aids will be taught. This program trains men and women to enter the growing field of Therapeutic Massage. Heavy emphasis is placed on student’s developing dexterity in applying massage techniques.

Program Outline

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
TMT07
HIV/AIDS
3
TMT08
Medical Errors
2
TMT09
Professional Ethics
4
TOTAL 540

This program has 540 hours of theory and practice.

Services:

All students are required to complete at least 60 services as part of their applied clinical training.

Services are:

Face and neck massage
  10
Hands and arms massage
  10
Abdomen massages
  10
Feet and legs massage
  10
Back massage
  10
Full body massages
  10
  • Upon completion of the program hours the student will be ready to take the final exam in theory and practice.
  • The student will receive a diploma.
  • This program will have prepared the student for licensure examination given by 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.
  • For additional information, please contact:
    Miami Campus: admissions@praxis.edu
    Hialeah Campus: admissionshl@praxis.edu