The Advanced Massage Therapy program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to sit for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEX). Course completers will be eligible to apply for massage therapy licensing through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. 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. Employment opportunities for massage therapist include spas, health clubs, chiropractic practices, physical therapy clinics, hospitals and private practice.