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Our Massage Therapy program provides instruction in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and prepares graduates to enter the field of massage therapy. This program focuses on therapeutic massage techniques used in a clinical setting. Students will learn a variety of techniques including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, sports massage, and more. Graduates of the programs are prepared to work in salons, health spas, with physicians, chiropractors, hospitals, and private practice. After graduation, students will be prepared and eligible to take the National Certification Exam. Successfully passing the exam is required for licensure in the State of Illinois.
Next Start Dates: For those wanting Day Classes - August 4, 2014. For those wanting Night Classes - October 13, 2014.
Gainful Employment Statement
Massage Therapy Diploma
The Massage Therapy Diploma program is offered as a program leading to Gainful Employment. As such we want all potential students to be able to make a reasoned decision on enrolling in this program at Rockford Career College. To that extent we offer the following information:
Massage Therapy Degree Career Opportunities
All Rockford Career College Advanced Degree Programs can lead to potential career opportunities within the students’ respective field of study. Our graduate students gain the knowledge to advance in their career choices. A Massage Therapy Degree from Rockford Career College allows the graduate to become a licensed Massage Therapist (SOC: 31-9011.00) with a path towards Salon Manager (SOC: 39-1021.01).
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Program Length: This program requires 860 clock hours. A full-time student can complete the program in 12 months if they maintain full-time status, do not take any lime off and successfully pass each course the first time.