Massage Therapy Diploma Program
(717 class hrs inclusive of 80 clinical hrs/1 yr)
Massage Therapy Resources
Application for Admittance
Note: The school reserves the right to change “order, topics and teachers “ that may be listed in any schedule, at any time according to needs and availability within the school structure, as well as add or subtract required books with courteous and relevant notification. This information is an outline of the program focus, topic descriptions, and program benefits to students and staff.
WE ARE ACTIVELY ENROLLING THE STUDENTS FOR THIS PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM.
This requires completion and submitting an Application For Admittance, with the Application Fee, and a School Visit arranged by appointment. We welcome your call - 734-769-7794 - to begin this process, answer your questions, and set up an appointment . Important Notice- The time frame for class hours each class day is 830-a.m. to 330 p.m. This will go into effect with the September 2021 program- remember- we only meet for class about 6 days a month!
Fall 2022 Program tuition rate:
Fall Tuition rate: $7,700 plus $800.00 lab fees. Pay up front or payment plan possible. See "Program Dates" menu for schedule.
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Length of Sessions: Hour, or 90 min appointments.
Arrival- Please do arrive ten minutes prior to your given appointment time in order to receive full time during your massage table session.
Cancellation- "No Show " or Late cancellation, we require a 40$ fee. Call or text the school with any schedule changes a minimum of 24 hours in advance.
If the School needs to cancel due to any type of emergency we will give patrons
a free session, and contact them asap by text and phone.
Student Intern scheduling-Our interns commute specifically for these appointments; they are not just waiting on the premises. They are given their schedule a day in advance.
General Scheduling - ALL scheduling done through 734-769-7794. There is no guarantee to provide a specific therapist/intern, we will make efforts to accommodate , however this is a School and we schedule with the interns who are on the schedule.
PAYMENT - We take CASH OR CHECK ONLY. We take payment prior to beginning the session.
Please note that while we do offer a Payment Plan option- this requires a cash deposit, and in some cases, a co-signer as it is a legal contractual agreement. There is an $800.00 administrative fee for all payment plan contracts. The current deposit is $2,500.00. The balance is paid over an 8 month period of time. Prospective and admitted students who will be exploring this option are encouraged to start their registration process early, as Admission is not confirmed until deposits are in and contracts are fully signed. All balances must be paid regardless of withdrawal from the program.
Books, Equipment & Supplies
Students purchase their own books, equipment and supplies . These items must be obtained prior to the start date of the program and will become part of your own professional collection to perform field work and clinic. Students may acquire the books, supplies and equipment wherever they wish. Any provided shopping links are for your convenience only.
Course Outline & Topic Focus
Please do note that a myriad of rich insight, interactive discussion, and work with other relevant and emerging topics does occur during the program duration within the class meetings, and these important integrative nuances enrich the program considerably, and are impossible to convey in this forthcoming list of basic topics of focus for this training.
Anatomy & Physiology - (125 hours minimum) composed of lecture, demonstration, and practicum, for basic and holistic Anatomy and Physiology Studies.
Marketing and Business - Guidance, Exercises and Assignments in simple business structures and marketing approaches.
Ethics and Communications - Several texts, discussions, and lecture are employed to focus on the ethics, boundaries, and professional comportment of the healing arts professions we train for. A minimum of ten clock hours, and more with integrative discussion, is are devoted to Ethics.
Clinical Orientation, Protocols, and Required Intern Clinical Experience
Classical Swedish Massage
Cranial /Osteopathic Balancing Method: a basic " Practical Sequence"
Myofascial Release Methods
Hydro/Thermotherapy Philosophy/ Hands on Treatments for Muscles and Joints
Prenatal Massage Basics and Physiology
Nervous system Balancing and Polarity
Neuromuscular Therapy and Trigger Point work
Manifesting Your Terms of Employment
Bringing Practice Intentions into Focus
Integrating Essential Oils for Therapeutic Outcomes
Direct Clinic Training- A requirement of 80 documented in- House Sessions
MBLEX EXAM coverage
Massage for Special Populations: Childbearing Year, Rehab, Elder massage
The MASSAGE THERAPY training is a one year program that fulfills 698 hour State Licensed professional training along with the required 80 hours of clinical internship. Our classes do not meet every week. They typically meet in scheduled 3 day modules (Th/F/Sat from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) approximately every other week, with a holiday and a short summer break scheduled. NOTE: The clinic sessions are not on the class schedule. You will need to plan for these additional hours to complete the program. Student Clinics are scheduled per class group as to available supervision on Tuesday through Thursday between 10:30 am - 6:30 pm, and after our Thursday and Friday classes with appointments at 330 and 445.
Our Program conveys a free Student Membership to the professional organization AMERICAN MASSAGE THERAPY ASSOCiATION (AMTA) which comes with numerous study- aid benefits, as well as exam study assistance. All successful graduates are then eligible to continue to pursue, on their own, licensure/MBLEX exam completion.