Massage Therapy Training Hours

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MASSAGE THERAPY- 500 (plus 7 hours of CPR/First Aid and AIDS/HIV)

Massage therapy program is designed to prepare graduates to take the MBLEx set up by Federal Sate Massage Therapy Board  , and to qualify for an entry level position in any phase of Massage Therapy. 


Methods of instruction include lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. Continuing theory instruction and development of practical skills are provided in the Massage Therapy course. Theory and practice are integrated throughout the program and must meet the following requirements

* 500 hours of in-class, teacher supervised instruction, taught over a minimum of six months.

  

NOTE: Student may receive the certificate of CPR/First Aid and AIDS/HIV online or other institution since being instructed by RMA( 7 hours), additional costs for the certificates are not included in the table of tuition.



Course Detail

  • 130 hours of Anatomy and Physiology (minimum of 40 hours must be Kinesiology) including palpation, range of motion, and physics of joint functions

  • 50 hours of Pathology, including indications and contraindications to massage therapy

  • 265 hours of theory and practice of massage to include techniques, remedial gymnastics, body mechanics of the practitioner and the impact of techniques on pathologies. Hydrotherapy shall be included when consistent

  • 55 hours of clinical business practices, at a minimum to include hygiene, records keeping, medical terminology, professional ethics, business management, human behavior, client interaction, and state and local laws.