The San Jacinto College massage therapy program:
- Is a state approved program that provides foundational training in the art and science of therapeutic massage. Our 23-credit (592 contact-hour) program meets and exceeds the minimum educational requirements necessary for licensure in the state of Texas.
- Offers full-time students the possibility of completing the program in two semesters, so graduates can be licensed and working in less than one year.
- Places emphasis on a variety of massage therapy techniques, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, pathology, healthy lifestyles, hygiene and sanitation, successful business practices, professional ethics, hydrotherapy,
and spa modalities. Students also complete a hands-on clinical internship prior to graduating as required by the State of Texas.
Available to Those Who Qualify
Occupational Certificate in MassageYear established: 2009
Program hours: 592
Program length: 9 months
Class times: Day and evening
Full or part time: Both
Continuing education: Yes
Career services: No
Student clinic: Yes