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The massage therapy profession is growing rapidly in response to the public’s increasing interest in promoting personal well-being and healthy living.

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Massage Therapy

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The massage therapy profession is growing rapidly in response to the public’s increasing interest in promoting personal well-being and healthy living.

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The massage therapy program will provide students with the knowledge and skills of massage, incorporating anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and other topics. Completion of the program will provide the required information and skills to sit for the state exam required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The program will be taught through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and clinical experiences. Textbook(s) are required.

The program currently contains the following courses:

  • Massage Therapy Fundamentals
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathology
  • Business Practices and Professional Ethics
  • Hydrotherapy and Therapeutic Modalities
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Internship

Any student who is planning to become a Massage Therapist in the State of Texas must successfully complete all of the listed courses that are required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation in order to sit for the licensure exam (MBLEx). Not all courses will be offered each semester.

Requirements for enrolling in the Massage Therapy program courses:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or HSE/GED®
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must attend a Massage Therapy Information Session (within the last 12 months)
  • Must prepare to complete immunization and CPR requirements before beginning Fundamentals II

Before beginning Fundamentals II of the Massage Therapy program, the following items must be completed and submitted to the CE Healthcare Coordinator for review:

  • Completed Immunization Requirement Form (copies of immunization documentation must be submitted)
    • Copy of CPR Card (not to expire before end date of your internship course)
      American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
    • CPR certification obtained from online CPR training vendors without an in-person “hands-only” training portion will not be accepted

Total Cost: $5,281

This course is 555 total contact hours.