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Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Therapeutic Massage Certificate


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No. oF Credits: 31
Contact: L. Polk, Chair, Health Sciences Division; T. McManaway, Program Coordinator

This 600-clock hour Massage Therapy Certificate program prepares students to work as a licensed Massage Therapist or a Registered Massage Practitioner. The program consists of lecture, laboratory, and clinical instruction and practice. This program of study should qualify the student to sit for the MBLEx exams and be eligible for registration as a Massage Practitioner in Maryland. Students are required to provide proof of immunization status, a completed health form, proof of current CPR certification for healthcare providers, and a criminal background check at the students’ expense. In addition, students may be required to provide proof of current health insurance, and a negative drug screen at the students’ own expense. This program may appeal to individuals who want to work as Registered Massage Practitioners or to those students who currently have 30 or more credit hours and wish to apply for licensure as a Massage Therapist in the state of Maryland.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 23.

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Gainful Employment:

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Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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