The Massage Therapy program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of massage therapy. Students who successfully complete the Massage Therapy program should have the necessary knowledge and skills to take and pass the NCETMB exam (National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork) presented by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massagenand Bodywork (NCBTMB) and/or their state examination, if applicable, and become employed as a massage therapist. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a diploma. Graduates of this program may be able to: demonstrate proper body and table mechanics and draping, explain the history of massage therapy, define basic organ structure and function, chart client?s intake and progress, demonstrate ROM, demonstrate and explain basic health and hygiene procedures, demonstrate and explain advanced techniques such as deep tissue, neurovascular massage and the use of water as a therapeutic tool, define and explain basic business procedure, obtain CPR certification, demonstrate the core techniques of sports massage, explain the role of nutrition as it affects the client and massage therapist and define and explain the core anatomical and physiological relationships of the craniosacral system. Students may also be able to write a resum?, prepare for interviews and conduct a professional job search.
||Health & Medical/Massage Therapy|
||Newington, New Hampshire|
||Mount Washington College|