The Therapeutic Massage program prepares students to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, friction, and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness throughout the lifespan. Coursework includes normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical/legal issues, and business practices. Employment opportunities may be found in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, health departments, home health agencies, medical offices, nursing homes, spas, health and sports clubs, and private practice. Graduates may be eligible to take the National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
For more information about the Therapeutic Massage program, please contact the department head, Nancy Harrell.