Massage Therapy Advanced Certificate
Advanced Certificate (AC)
The Advanced Certificate Massage Therapy program provides the educational background required for pursuing a career as a massage therapist. The curriculum covers the foundational knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to function as a licensed massage therapist. The program focuses on student development in therapist-client communication, ethical massage practice, professionalism, business skills, self-care practices, and cultural competence.
Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)
General Education Requirements
Program Core Requirements
Anatomy And Physiology
Laboratory studies in gross and microscopic mammalian anatomy. Lectures correlating human anatomy and physiology. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Terminology For Medical Careers
Basic medical vocabulary for allied health professionals and others with minimal background in anatomy and physiology; includes study of the human body systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Health Career Studies
This course introduces students to the integral knowledge and professional skills required to be successful in healthcare careers. It prepares students for the rigor of healthcare career programs. It emphasizes understanding of the professional culture, deep learning of key foundational skills, application of health information technology, and demonstrating cultural competence in interactions with others. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101.
Elective Program Requirements
Total Minimum Credit Hours