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    Harrison College
  Nov 23, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

Clinical Massage Therapy-Certificate

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Certificate Program - 50 Quarter Credit Hours

Indianapolis East Campus Only

This program seeks to provide the necessary skills for applications and treatment goals of muscular and general relaxation, stress reduction, pain management, recovery from injury, health promotion, education and body awareness. The successful practitioner must, therefore, be proficient at more than a simple massage; he or she must understand the body and its functions, master a variety of techniques and hone such skills as client assessment, communication and self-evaluation.

Program Objectives

Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the body and therapeutic treatments to reduce stress and enhance health.
  2. Develop communication skills to ascertain client needs and determine an appropriate treatment plan.
  3. Master massage skills to perform current modalities of massage while adhering to professional ethics, principles and legal standards.
  4. Prepare to take state-recognized credentialing exam and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through professional development on knowledge of massage science, theory and practice.
  5. Promote healthful living and wellness through community involvement and client education.

44 Credit Hours

6 Credit Hours

Program Specific Notes

Indicates a Core Course. Please see the Core Courses  section of this Catalog for details.
Note: Please refer to the Program Employment Requirements section for the state employment requirements.
Program Length: The Clinical Massage Therapy-Certificate program is 48 weeks in length and 1,618 clock hours.

Program Delivery: The Clinical Massage Therapy-Certificate program is offered in residential or a combination of residential and distance learning instructional delivery formats.

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