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|
|HSC0003||A||Basic Healthcare Worker||90|
|MSS0205||B||Massage Therapist 1||360|
|MSS0206||Massage Therapist 2||300|
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
After successfully completing this program, graduates will be eligible to take the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. After successfully passing this examination, graduates may apply for a Florida Massage Therapy License.