Massage Therapy

Starts Sept

Massage Therpy Diploma Program

Learn theraputic techniques and skills that will make a real difference in a client's health with the Massage Therapy Program.

Massage Therapy has gained recognition and respect in all communities as a viable means of maintaining good health. Work as a part of a team to preserve health, prevent disease and injury, and restore maximum functional ability when health is lost.

Massage Therapy is a comprehensive therapeutic massage Diploma Program. Through a dynamic curriculum, grounded in science and best practices, our students develop a solid foundation in therapeutic technique skills. Skills that will make a real difference for a client's health. Business, communication and clinical application prepare graduates to join the profession of Massage Therapists with confidence.

Massage Therapy has rapidly gained recognition and respect in all communities as a viable means of maintaining good health. Massage Therapists work as part of a team of health care professionals to preserve health, prevent disease and injury, and restore maximum functional ability when health is lost. Massage Therapy can assist with the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain, promote improved posture and biomechanics. Various techniques are used to promote, stimulate and improve the overall health of many of the body's systems: muscles, joints, cardiovascular, hormonal, nervous system, immune system, body awareness.

The Massage therapy Diploma program is designed to help participants gain necessary massage therapy skills to enter the field of massage therapy. Graduates completing the Massage Therapy Diploma Program have the skills to seek employment in occupations such as: physiotherapy clinics, massage therapy clinics, chiropractic clinics and health spas.

Program Duration:

2221 hours Course of study will include the following:
  • Anatomy/Physiology and Neuroanatomy
  • Clinical Assessment and Treatment Skills
  • Massage and Hydrotherapy
  • Ethics and Jurisprudence
  • Pathophysiology for Massage Therapy
  • Business/Communication for Massage Therapy
  • Teaching Clinic
  • Clinical Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Practice Management

Entrance Requirements:

Nova Scotia High School completion or equivalent, as outlined by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Private Career College Division and a Clear Criminal Record Check

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