Massage

Massage Therapy


Program LengthTwo semesters

BUTTON_tuition_cost$1109.00**

Potential Salary RangeVaries


 

The Massage Therapy Certificate is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for graduates to take the national exam to become licensed Massage Therapists.  Licensed Massage Therapists work in many settings including Day Spas, Physicians and Chiropractic offices, at hotels and resorts and country clubs or in private practice. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics employment opportunities are expected to grow by 19% through 2018—faster than the average. Texas ranks third in the nation for employed licensed massage therapists (California and Florida rank 1 and 2) The BLS indicates the annual mean wage for Massage Therapists in Texas is $36,630. Massage Therapists help clients overcome injury, relieve stress, and generally live healthier lives. The two semester program is designed to prepare students to become nationally certified. Upon graduation and certification students may go to work in a massage clinic, wellness center, or hospital, spa, cruise ship, or enter private practice.

DEGREE PLAN


Massage Therapy Certificate

COURSES


See the Navarro College Catalog for course listings:
www.navarrocollege.edu/catalog

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT


Massage Therapy Certificate (.pdf)

TARGET JOBS


Employment for Massage Therapists is expected to steadily grow over the next few years. Massage therapists can be found in a number of healthcare settings, including:

Medical and Rehabilitation Clinics
Hospitals
Doctors’ Offices
Health Spas
Fitness Centers
Sports Organizations
Tourist Destinations
Cruise Ships

RELATED LINKS


National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Body Work
Texas Department of State Health Services 

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CONTACT INFO
Dean’s Office
Corsicana Campus
903.875.7573
Waxahachie Campus
972.937.1297

 

considered
square_black Occupational Therapy
square_black Physical Therapist
square_black Cosmetology

conted
square_black Postural Assessment
square_black Deep Tissue Massage

**Tuition cost reflects a 15-credit hour semester for in-district students for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Cost does not include labs, fees, books, or supplies. Program costs are approximate and cost is subject to change.
Download the full Fall 2015 tuition chart here .