Hybrid Online with Lab Dates for Skills-Lab dates TBA closer to time
Massage therapists are in high demand. They provide noninvasive treatment that can help relieve stress, manage pain, improve a person’s overall well-being, and more. If you’d like a rewarding career helping others, becoming a massage therapist could be a great option.
This course will provide the knowledge and skills needed to give Massage Therapy Care by learning clinical competencies to function as an entry-level licensed massage therapist; Evaluate Human Anatomy and Physiology and supports the principals of proper body mechanics when performing massage therapy. It is designed as a hybrid class with 850 total hours breaking down into 750 Online instruction, Hands-on Training and 125 hours for Clinical Rotation.
We are approved by the Kentucky Board of Massage Therapy and the Kentucky Commission of Proprietary Education.
Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 23,300 openings for massage therapists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.