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The Massage Therapy Certificate is a certificate program offered at LSC-North Harris. For more information please contact the Massage Therapy Department.

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Program Description

The Massage Therapy Certificate prepares students to be skilled and responsible therapeutic massage providers. Students 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.

First Year Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
MSSG 1109 Health & Hygiene 1
MSSG 1411 Massage Therapy Fundamentals I 4
MSSG 1413 Anatomy & Physiology for Massage 4
MSSG 1207 Business Practices & Professional Ethics 2
MSSG 1105 Hydrotherapy/Therapeutic Modalities 1
MSSG 2313 Kinesiology for Massage 3
MSSG 2311 Massage Therapy Fundamentals II 3
MSSG 2314 Pathology for Massage 3
MSSG1 2286 Internship/Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 2

TOTAL First Year Credits:



Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for
Massage Therapy Certificate:


  1. Capstone Course