Massage Practitioner

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The Massage Practitioner program provides students with comprehensive, professional massage therapy training that will keep you in constant demand and open doors to numerous types of career opportunities.

The program is designed to prepare you for a rewarding job as a certified and licensed massage therapist. You'll obtain the therapeutic massage skills necessary to aid clients in recovery from injury, to promote health and well-being, and for the treatment of chronic disease or pain.

Program Highlights

The Massage Practitioner program features small class sizes, modern equipment and hands-on training that simulates an actual job environment. You'll not only learn the fundamentals of massage therapy, but you'll also learn the business practices needed to be a successful massage therapist.

Specialized classes include:

  • Spa massage techniques

  • The business of massage therapy

  • Orthopedic massage therapy

  • Massage gymnastics and hydrotherapy

  • Review of CAM and Eastern medicine

  • Massage or disease pathologies

Degrees and Certificates

Credits

Estimated
Length*

Admission

Academic
Plan

Massage Practitioner -
Certificate of Proficiency

62

4
quarters

Fall, Spring

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Massage Practitioner -
Certificate of Completion

19

1
quarter

Summer

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 *Program length is estimated. See your counselor or adviser.

Massage Practitioner Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure

What Our Students Say

Kitty

Kitty has a Bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech and calls herself an "old hand" at the college experience. Enrolled in LWTech's Massage Practitioner program, she marvels at the support system in place for LWTECH students. "You get almost one-on-one instruction, which is very special. I very strongly recommend this program."