Are you looking for a new career? How about becoming a massage therapist? Come to our open house and meet employers, faculty, alumni, and current students. Learn about the program and employer SCHOLARSHIPS. There will be activities, demonstrations, chair massages, and a drawing for a free massage! Starting a new venture can be more fun with a friend, so bring someone with you (even if they don’t start the program with you, it sometimes helps to get another perspective from a friend or relative).
With the increase in awareness about pain medication alternatives,* you could have a bright future in the field of Massage Therapy and work in a clinical setting.
Massage Therapy Program career opportunities that focus on the clinical side include working in hospitals, chiropractic and physical therapy offices, fitness centers, sports teams, and resorts. Massage Therapy opportunities are also available at wellness spas and massage franchises.
Upon program completion, graduates are eligible to take the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx), which is administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB).
- Help People Live and Feel Better
- O*Net OnLine has a salary range in Illinois of $18,530 to $62,600** with a Bright Outlook
Flexible options include:
• Daytime Schedule: Mon-Thursday 9 am – 2:30 pm OR
• Night & Weekend Schedule: Tues., Wed., Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm and Saturday 9 am – 5:30 pm
Program length – 10 months
RCC student employers include: Rockford Pain Management, Swedish American Health System, Circle of Wellness, WM DaySpa Salon, Massage Envy.
*http://www.cbsnews.com/news/got-back-pain-opioid-painkillers-wont-help-study-says/ retrieved 1/10/2017
**https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9011.00 retrieved 1/6/2017