Massage Therapy program prepares students for entry-level massage therapist positions to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. The program includes instructions in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice, Thai massage, Shiatsu massage, deep tissue massage, therapeutic massage, sports massage, and foot reflexology among many other techniques widely used by massage therapists.
Massage Therapy program consists of the following:
Anatomy & Physiology & Neurology I
Anatomy & Physiology & Neurology II
Myology & Kinesiology
Hygiene, First Aid, CPR, Ethical Practice
Fundamentals of Western & Eastern Massage
Therapeutic Thai & Shiatsu Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates are awarded a completion certificate.
The California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) was created to implement a statewide certification program with clear standards of preparation and education, enabling massage professionals to obtain one of two certification levels:
Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)- Required to complete at least 500 hours of massage education and training at a CAMTC approved massage therapy school and pass a CAMTC approved massage exam.
Certified Massage Practitioner (CMP)- Generally must complete at least 250 hours of education and training.
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ATI College is Nationally Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Since 2002.
individuals with a high school diploma, GED, or college degree are eligible to apply. Each applicant must take an entrance exam (consists of math and English) to enter their program of study at the college.
Day Classes: 10 months, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Evening Classes: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm Monday through Thursday.
Start Dates 2018-2019