Students will develop manual skills in manipulation of soft tissues of the human body through lecture, technique demonstration and student practicum. Basic massage therapy instruction includes Swedish massage, hot stone massage, hydrotherapy and spa techniques, oriental therapies, stretching, joint mobilization and other specialized therapies.This program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, and Board of Massage Therapy.
This occupation has an average wage of $14.74 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.
|Course #||OCP||Course Title||Hours|
|MSS0204||A||Massage Therapy 1||375|
|MSS0209||B||Massage Therapy 2||375|
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Massage Therapy License
After successfully completing this program, graduates will be eligible to take the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB).
After successfully passing this examination, graduates may apply to the Florida Department of Health for a Florida Massage Therapist License.