This program exceeds 750 hours and is currently ineligible for Title IV funds
This comprehensive degree program develops a practical working knowledge of the anatomical and physiological sciences necessary for successful and rewarding employment as a massage therapist. The required specialized courses challenge students to acquire the proficiency and competence necessary to this field. As part of their professional development, students are prepared to build a clientele, create a successful business, or secure job placement.
Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will receive an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree in Massage Therapy.
- To prepare students for entry level positions as a massage therapist.
- Demonstrate a practical working knowledge of the anatomical and physiological sciences.
- Demonstrate proficiency in several advanced modalities.
|Prerequisite||High School Graduate or equivalent.|
|Body Centered Therapy (CMT 132)|
Clinic Massage (CMT 140)
Integrative Massage (CMT 142)
Massage Level 1 (CMT 110)
Massage Level 2 (CMT 120)
Massage Level 3 (CMT 130)
Neuroanatomy (BIO 230)
Palpation of Anatomy (CMT 122)
Pathology for Massage Therapists (BIO 210)
Sports Massage Level 1 (SPM 130)
|Anatomy (BIO 110)|
Business (BUS 140)
Diet & Nutrition (BIO 140)
Physiology (BIO 120)
|Required||Select two (2) areas of specialization and a minimum of 16 quarter credit hours.|
|Select a minimum of 6.5 quarter hour electives if specialized courses are less than 22.5 quarter credit hours.|
Applied Kinesiology (ELE 201)
93 credit hours
Minimum of 6.5 elective quarter credit hours if specialized courses total less than 22.5 quarter credit hours.
Completion: 27 months (maximum), 24 months (minimum)
Former CSHA students wanting to transfer into the degree program must meet all equivalent course work and degree requirements and must complete a minimum of 23.5 quarter credit hours in the degree program.
Non-CSHA students wanting to transfer comparable course work into the degree program must meet existing transfer requirements and complete a minimum of 25% of the required degree curriculum at CSHA.
|Name and Standard Occupational Classification for this program||Massage Therapists; 31-9011.00|
|U.S. Dept. of Labor’s O*Net for this program||Click Here|
|On-time graduation rate for this program||76%|
|Job placement rate||93%|
|Median loan debt incurred (prior to ineligibility)||Title IV: $11,067; Private: $0|
|Tuition and fee charges||See AOS Tuition|
|Graduation & Placement Rates||See chart|
|Gainful Employment Information||Click Here|