Massage Therapy

Learn The Process

COURSE description

Massage Therapy/Bodywork is a 650 hour course which provides theory and practical instruction along with clinical experience and indepth study of human anatomy and physiology. Students will learn a variety of massage modalities along with ethics, business administration and practices, laws, rules and regulations .

topics covered

  • HISTORY AND ADVANCEMENTS OF THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
  • ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY, KINESIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY
  • MASSAGE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS
  • MASSAGE THERAPY TECHNIQUES -THEORY/TECHNIQUES

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Students will obtain knowledge and practical skills through lectures, demonstrations and practical experience. Evaluation of the learning process will be determined through testing at completion of each incremental level. Also, as the student completes each increment level of the course (312 hrs, 600 hrs), the student will be given increment level exams in theory and/or practical skills.

In order to take any cumulative incremental exam, a student must have completed all required tests and assignments, and all tuition and fees must be paid in accordance with the enrollment agreement. The student will be able to recognize effects, benefits, indications and contraindications of massage. The student will be able to follow required regulations regarding massage therapy modalities, sanitation, disinfection, and safety precautions in procedures and equipment used. The student will also be able to perform a variety of massage modalities including Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, sports, and reflexology massage as well as alternative massage modalities, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and spa therapy.

Upon completion of the 650 course students will qualify for graduation and the FSMBT licensure exam MBLEx. This exam is required by the state of South Carolina in order to be employed as a Massage Therapist.

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tuition and fees

650 Hours

Application Fee: $40.00
Registration Fee: $60.00
Tuition (includes kit, books and supplies) $8,475.00
Total: $8,575.00

soc codes

  • 39-5012 Hairdresser
  • 39-2091 Makeup Artist
  • 39-5092 Manicurist⁄Pedicurist
  • 39-5094 Skin Care Specialist
  • 25-2032 Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School
  • SOC Code: 31-9011

cip codes

  • 12.0401 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
  • 12.0406 Make-up Artist/Specialist
  • 12.0407 Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design
  • 12.0408 Facial Treatment Specialist/Facials
  • 12.0409 Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
  • 12.0410 Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
  • 12.0412 Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager
  • 12.0413 Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
  • 12.0414 Master Aesthetician/Esthetician
  • 12.0499 Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other

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