Description

The Professional Clinical Massage Therapy program provides instruction in therapeutic massage with advanced training in the treatment of soft tissue ailments, postural distortions, and degenerative
process of the body. The program prepares students for employment in medical based facilities such as physician’s offices, and rehabilitation centers, while also training students in the arts associated with a spa setting. Students receive training in massage law, basic massage theory techniques, allied modalities, and neuromuscular clinical massage theory techniques. The program includes 100 hours of practical clinical experience and 25 volunteer/community hours. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will receive a Diploma in Professional Clinical Massage Therapy.

Students who have successfully met all educational and institutional requirements for a Diploma in Professional Clinical Massage Therapy from Southeastern College are eligible to have their names submitted to the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) to be eligible to sit for the (MBLEx) examination. Upon
passing, the student may apply to the Florida Board of Massage, which is the state agency authorized to determine if the applicant qualifies to become a Licensed Massage Therapist in Florida.

Objectives

The curriculum is designed to prepare the graduate to enter the community with the advanced skills needed to work in a medical setting, as well as the basic skills necessary to perform as an entry-level massage therapist. Upon graduation, students of the Southeastern College will have a strong understanding of human anatomy and physiology, proper client communication skills, clinical evaluation and treatment skills, and the proper use and application of various therapeutic massage techniques.

Prerequisites

  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Pass the entrance examination
  • Background check and drug screening where applicable

Course Outline

To receive a Diploma in Professional Clinical Massage Therapy, students must complete 900 Clock Hours and 25 volunteer/community hours. This Diploma program can be completed in 8 months for full-time students and 16 months for part-time students.

Professional Clinical Massage Therapy Courses ( 900 Clock hours)

Orientation to Massage Therapy 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy I 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy II 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy III 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy IV 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy V 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy VI 100 Clock Hours
Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy VII 100 Clock Hours
Student Clinic I 25 Clock Hours
Student Clinic II 25 Clock Hours
Student Clinic III 25 Clock Hours
Student Clinic IV 25 Clock Hours

This program is offered at the West Palm Beach and Jacksonville Main Campuses and the Miami Lakes Area Branch Campus.

For information on graduation rates, student debt levels, and other disclosures, visit http://www.sec.edu/consumer-info.