Do you want to get on the fast track to a rewarding career as a massage therapist? With the Certificate in Massage Therapy program at Broadview University, you could be ready to start work as a massage therapist in as few as nine months with full-time, year-round courses! With Broadviewâ€™s national accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), youâ€™ll have a certificate that counts in the real world.
Take classes full-time, year-round, and you can complete your massage therapy training in as few as nine months.
Through this certificate program in massage therapy, youâ€™ll learn everything from Swedish to sports massage techniques. Youâ€™ll benefit from Broadviewâ€™s excellent reputationâ€”and the connections weâ€™ve built for over 40 years in the local community. When you graduate, youâ€™ll be eligible to take a certification exam by the MBLEx licensing exam offered by the Federation of States Massage Therapy Board (FSMTB). Youâ€™ll also be eligible for membership in professional associations, including the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).Â Our massage therapy graduates* have gone on to successful careers at places, such as:
(*July 1, 2012 â€“ June 30, 2015)
Note: Licensure is required to practice massage therapy in the state of Utah and Wisconsin.
Youâ€™ll learn in small classes from knowledgeable and professional instructors who bring real-world massage therapy experience to the classroom. Our massage labs are fully equipped with everything from tables to massage oils and lotions. The massage therapy certificate program covers:
This course introduces postural analysis and disease conditions for eleven body systems, providing you with related skills needed by massage therapists.
Youâ€™ll learn the scope of practices, ethical standards, policies and regulations that affect a massage business. Topics include establishing self-care strategies and successful therapeutic relationships; forming professional alliances; attracting target markets using sales, marketing and retention strategies; and how to apply financial, administrative and insurance processes to the massage profession. Youâ€™ll also create business plan outlines for massage practices.
This course is a 100-hour hands-on course where you apply knowledge and skills in a lab and in a clinic setting on outside clientele, under the supervision of an instructor. You experience a variety of body types and interactions with the public through activities including client interviews and assessments, creating client files, reviewing documentation, consulting and debrie ng the client, recording accurate S.O.A.P notes, and providing client education. You will use this experience to master clinical skills, perform clerical functions, marketing skills, and customer service skills such as scheduling, re-booking, and following-up with clinic clients.