Massage Therapy Certificate Level I
- Nine month program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-North Harris
- Massage Therapy Department
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.
The Massage Therapy program is accredited by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
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|First Year Courses||23 Credits|
|MSSG 1109||Health & Hygiene||1|
|MSSG 1141||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|
|2314||Pathology for Massage||3|
|2286||Internship/Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage1||2|
|Massage Therapy Certificate Program Total||23 Credits|
No wage data available at this time1
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Massage Therapist2
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