Want a rewarding career? Become a Massage Therapist or Personal Trainer

Published on: July 21, 2009

 Interested in helping people lead healthy and stress-free lifestyles?  Let Lone Star College-CyFair jump start your career in massage therapy and personal training.

In the Massage Therapy program, students learn business practices and professional standards as well as health and hygiene in massage and more. The program, which  prepares students to take the state exam to become a certified license therapist, includes two semesters of coursework, a summer internship to fulfill the 500 contact hours requirement, and only costs $1827 plus books and supplies. Scholarships are also available for the spring semester.

The Personal Trainer program covers the aspects of one-on-one training including marketing, program development and design, legal aspects, documentation, training methodologies and business considerations. There is an emphasis on the development and method for leading a safe and enjoyable individualized training session. Students who also take Exercise Science and CPR courses will be ready to take the National Academy for Sports Medicine certification exam. Financial aid is available for this workforce program.

Registration is under way for fall classes, which start Aug. 24. For information on the Massage Therapy Program, call 281-290-5242, the Personal Training Program, call 281-290-3918 or go to LoneStar.edu.