The Massage Therapy degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as a massage therapist and/or to enter private practice. The technical portion of the program introduces a variety of massage therapy techniques to facilitate the graduate?s ability to address specific problem areas and concerns presented by the client. Techniques include Swedish massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, Shiatsu, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and site-specific treatment techniques. Anatomy and physiology, terminology, basic biology, function and structure of the skeletal and muscular systems, ethics, personal care, communication skills, practice management, and success skills are topics included in this program.
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