National University offers a one-year massage therapy certification program as well as an associate of applied science degree in massage therapy. Massage therapy courses are taught in graduate level health science facilities, which include a cadaver-based anatomy lab. The massage curriculum includes hands-on practice of a variety of therapeutic massage techniques as well as ethical practice management principles. Students complete required internships in an on-campus integrative medical clinic, and are trained to excel in all massage venues including hospital and integrative medical environments.
Available to Those Who Qualify
Massage Therapy ProgramYear established: 1999
Program hours: 705
Program length: 12 months
Enrollment period(s): January - April; May - August; September - December
Class times: Evening
Full or part time: Part-Time
Continuing education: Yes
Career services: Yes
Student clinic: Yes
Outreach: 90 hours of massage are required to be completed on the general public in the clinic of the National University of Health Sciences.