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Massage Therapy Diploma

Therapeutic Massage

Overview: 

The Massage Therapy Diploma program offers learners a comprehensive experience with over 36 courses and 2200 hours focused on theory, lab, and practical experience. Learners will gain hands on experience working in the learner-run clinic on campus. You can apply your knowledge and skills to assess, apply therapeutic massage techniques, assist in the treatment for muscular issues and help clients in maintaining wellness. 

You will learn:

  • to develop treatment plans, assess the body and prescribe remedial exercises
  • to build techniques that will assist with pain relief and symptoms of stress whilst developing, maintaining, rehabilitating, and increasing physical function.
  • to build your entrepreneurial business skills

Intakes: 

Winter 2023

Please call to be added to our interest list

Delivery Method:

HyFlex - offers flexibility between face-to-face and online learning

Investment:

$19,520 + GST over two years.  Payment plans are available.

Entrance Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with
  • Biology 30 with a minimum of 60% 
  • ELA 20-1 or ELA 20-2 with a minimum of 60% 
  • Students who have not completed the ELA, 20-2 level requirement and achieved the minimum grade are subject to completing the ACCUPLACER assessment test. This can include students out of province, out of country or mature students that have been out of school for a significant length.

Other information required upon registration includes:

  • Police Information Check including Vulnerable Record Check 
  • Immunization (further information will be sent to you at time of registration)
  • COVID Vaccination 
  • FOIP Consent

Course Details:

2200 hour, 36 Courses

SEMESTER 1
Hours

Structural Anatomy

75

Professional Practice I

45

Massage Theory I
afternoons open for practice amongst students

45

Elementary Physiology I

60

Fitness and Wellness Theory and Practice

60

Clinical Skills and Techniques I

75

Practicum ongoing training

100

 

SEMESTER 2
Hours

Applied Anatomy                                                   

75

Elementary Physiology II

60

Massage Theory II

45

Healthcare Communications I

60

Clinical Skills and Techniques II

75

Complementary Therapy (Specific TBD)

45
Practicum ongoing training 100

 

SEMESTER 3
Hours

Therapeutic Exercise                                             

75

Pathophysiology I

60

Entrepreneurship in Health

45

Massage Theory III

60

Clinical Skills and Techniques III

75

Healthcare Communications II

45
Practical ongoing training 100

 

SEMESTER 4
Hours

Massage Theory IV                                                 

45

Clinical Skills and Techniques IV

75

Complementary Therapy (Specific TBD)

75

Professional Practice II

45

Ethics and Legal

45

Research Concepts

60
Practical ongoing training 100

 

SEMESTER 5
Hours

Pathophysiology II                                                  

45

Introduction to Nutrition

45

Massage Theory V

45

Clinical Skills and Techniques V

75

Business Management in Health

45

Interdisciplinary Practice Standards

30
Practical ongoing training 100

 

Course Materials:  

Equipment: Personal Computer (PC) or laptop with a reliable internet connection.

This software used in this course works best in a PC environment and is not usually compatible with MAC or Apple products.

Some Textbooks will be required and will be available through our main campus bookstore.


How to Register:

Registration is available online 24/7. Both Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted. If you are a business or organization looking to register one or more employees, contact us for information on setting up a Company Profile. 

  1. Click to Register Now - Please extended [dot] ed [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (email us) to be added to an interest list. 
  2. Select Desired courses and add to cart
  3. Create an/Sign into account
  4. Click Checkout, follow prompts
  5. BOOM!  You are done!

You have questions, we have answers. Contact us by email or call 403.356.4900

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