The Professional Massage Therapy Program
Day: 32 weeks / 7½ months
Evening: 52 weeks / 12 months
815.5 Clock Hours / 51 Quarter Credits
This comprehensive 815.5-hour program prepares students to become successful practicing bodyworkers by giving them a broad knowledge of both Eastern and Western theories and techniques. The program exceeds standards set by most state and municipal governments for licensing.
Students learn basic massage theory and technique. They are also taught an Eastern paradigm of bodywork therapy that includes shiatsu and acupressure, along with contemporary Western modalities such as structural bodywork, trigger point therapy & rehabilitation massage, sports massage, and cranial sacral therapy.
The program includes courses in anatomy and physiology, giving students a solid understanding of the body and enabling them to effectively communicate with other health care professionals and create comprehensive treatment programs for their clients. Business and career development classes, along with training in laws and regulations, are also offered.
The Master Bodyworker Program*
Day: 10 weeks - plus 32 (day) or 52 (evening) weeks of The Professional Massage Therapy Program
1036 Clock Hours / 66.5 Quarter Credits
The Master Bodyworker Program is an advanced multidisciplinary approach to bodywork that prepares students to holistically practice massage therapy in a variety of therapeutic environments within the industry.
Modality-specific assessments enhance students' effectiveness with clinical analysis, intuition, and application of advanced techniques in the following: myokinetic techniques, hydrotherapy spa treatments, sports injury management, and rehabilitative protocols.
Students must first successfully complete the Professional Massage Therapy Program (815.5 hours). The advanced courses of the Master Bodyworker Program can then be completed in one quarter.
*Available at the Salt Lake City, UT Campus only.
How much will the program cost me?
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grants for which they were eligible, graduates also used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates is:
To apply for federal aid, prospective students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be accessed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Our Financial Aid Administrators can help you with that process and answer all of your questions. Net Price Calculator is available here.
How long will it take me to complete the program?
How many graduates completed the program on-time?
What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who completed the program is:
The job placement rate for licensed graduates is:
What type of jobs can I get?
Massage Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), Licensed Massage Practitioner, Registered Massage Therapist, Bodywork Therapist, Integrated Deep Tissue Massage Therapist, Therapeutic Massage Technician
** As reported in the annual report submitted to ACCET in 2013
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