Therapeutic Massage

Classes begin on August 20 and run through May 30, 2019 (Section# 66718).
Classes will be held Mondays - Thursdays from 6 - 10 p.m. plus approximately five scheduled Saturdays.
Register today by calling 336-328-1750!

The Therapeutic Massage Program is designed to provide students with the essential skills to become a State Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist. The curriculum includes the skills necessary for safe, effective and ethical practices required to perform basic Swedish massage.

Upon completion of the program and after acquiring the necessary state and national licensure, students will be able to work in hospitals, clinics, chiropractor and doctor offices, wellness centers, fitness centers, salons, athletic programs, corporate wellness programs, performing arts programs, as well as establish their own private practices.

Students will practice the clinical process of conducting client assessments, developing individualized treatment plans, and performing safe and comprehensive massage therapy under the supervision of a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist. In addition, students will exercise their legal and ethical duties according to the regulations and expectations of the massage therapy profession as delineated by the North Carolina Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy.

List of classes:
  • Massage Theory & Principles
  • Massage Professional Practice
  • Anatomy/Physiology/Pathology
  • Kinesiology
  • Massage & Bodywork Application
  • Assessment/Documentation
  • Adaptive Massage
  • The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Law, Business & Ethics
  • Student Clinic
Therapeutic Massage Program Schedule:

Orientation - Saturday, 8/18/18 - 9-11 a.m.

Evening Class
August 20 - May 30
Monday-Thursday 6-10 p.m. (16 hrs per week)

  • Aug. 20-30=32 hrs.
  • Sept. 4-27 (no class 9/3) = 60 hrs
  • Oct. 1-31 = 76 hrs
  • Nov. 1-29 (no class 11/21-11/22) = 60 hrs
  • Dec. 3-18 (includes Sat. class 12/8: 9:30 a.m-2:30 p.m.) = 45 hrs
  • Jan. 7-31 (no class 1/21; includes Sat. class 1/12: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) = 65 hrs
  • Feb. 4-28 = 64 hrs
  • Mar. 4-28 (includes two Sat. class 3/9: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 3/16: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) = 73 hrs
  • April 1-30 = 72 hrs
  • May 1-30 (no class 5/27; includes two Sat. classes 5/11 & 5/18: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) = 78 hrs

*No class September 3, November 21-22, December 19-January 3, January 21, May 27.

Therapeutic Massage Fees

• Massage Therapy Registration fee - $180.55
• Professional Massage Table - $295-$350 (not required for registration. Will be required for class)
• Malpractice Insurance - $16
• Textbooks - $600 (not required for registration. Will be required for class)
• Massage Supplies - $90-$120 (not required for registration. Will be required for class)
• Therapeutic Massage Scrubs - $120-$180 (not required for registration. Will be required for class)

Requirements to become a Massage Therapist
  1. Has obtained a high school diploma or equivalent
  2. Is 18 years of age or older
  3. Is of good moral character as determined by the Board
  4. Has successfully completed a training program consisting of a minimum of 500 in-class hrs of supervised instruction at a Board-approved school
  5. Has passed a competency assessment examination that meets generally accepted psychometric principles and standards and is approved by the Board
  6. Has submitted fingerprint cards in a form acceptable to the Board at the time the license application is filed and consented to a criminal history record check by the North Carolina Department of Justice
  7. Demonstrates satisfactory proof of proficiency in the English language.
Class requirements include:
  1. Purchase all required insurance through the Continuing Education Office.
  2. Pay registration fee and required insurance at the time of registration.
  3. Students must attend a one-on-one orientation with our coordinator, Nancy Harrell before the program begins.
Registration:

To register and pay for classes by phone, call 336-328-1750. To register and pay in person, visit our Archdale Center, 110 Park Drive, Archdale, N.C., 27263 or our Continuing Education and Industrial Center, 413 Industrial Park Ave, Asheboro, N.C.

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Continuing Education - Occupational Extension Refund Policy:

A student who officially withdraws from an extension class prior to the first class meeting will be eligible for a 100 percent refund. Also, a student is eligible for a 100 percent refund if an applicable class fails to “make” due to insufficient enrollment. After the class begins, a 75 percent refund shall be made upon the request of the student if the student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10 percent point of the scheduled hours of the class. Students should see their instructor for further details. No refunds will be made after the 10 percent point, even though the student may not have attended all classes up to that point.