Achieve a Diploma in as few as 9 months*
In less than a year, you can be prepared to take on a Massage Therapy career. Certified Massage Therapists treat patients by massaging to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. Therapists can relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of a patient.
Massage Therapy (Diploma) Mission Statement
The mission for our Massage Therapy diploma program is to provide a supportive learning environment. As a student at our school, you can acquire theoretical knowledge, technical skills, and professional attributes necessary to obtain entry-level positions in the field of Massage Therapy. Our Massage Therapy classes have trained facilities and educators with years of experience working in the healthcare field, so you’ll be in good hands.
Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes
The Massage Therapy program prepares students through an array of courses in basic science and the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Discover the benefits of performing massage techniques and manipulations designed to enhance the physical health of patients. Learning outcomes include theoretical knowledge and practical skills in Swedish massage, acupressure, event-sports massage, reflexology, deep-tissue massage, and professional and business ethics and legal issues related to the practice of Massage Therapy. Additionally, the program prepares graduates to take the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
Massage Therapists assess the needs of patients, develop individualized care plans, and conduct therapeutic massage to treat a patient's illness. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of settings including massage clinics, hospital rehabilitation departments, public practice, wellness centers, and chiropractic offices. Learn more about the career of a massage therapist.
Accreditation and Licensure
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