Massage Therapist Certificate

The Massage Therapist Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at

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Program Description

Learn the practice of using touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body. Massage therapy is performed for a variety of reasons, including pain treatment, decompressing tired and overworked muscles, reducing stress, rehabilitating sports injuries, and promoting general health.

This program is accredited through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is licensed through the Texas Department of State Health Services. Prepares students for Massage Therapy Licensing Exam.

Program Plan

Course Number Title Contact Hours
MSSGC 2101102 Massage Therapy Fundamentals I 125
MSSGC 2101301 Massage Therapy Anatomy & Physiology 75
MSSGC 2100702 Massage Therapy Business Practices 45
MSSGC 2100902 Massage Therapy Health & Hygiene 20
MSSGC 2100502 Massage Therapeutic Modalities 30
MSSGC 2201101 Massage Therapy Fundamentals II 75
MSSGC 2201401 Massage Therapy Pathology 40
MSSGC 2201301  Massage Therapy Kinesiology 50
MSSGC 2208602 Massage Therapy Clinical / Internship 50

TOTAL Contact Hours for Massage Therapist Certificate:


  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).
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