Therapeutic Massage

MassageTherapeutic Massage will begin a new cycle in August 2019! Core massage courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays and many of the general education requirements can be taken online. Interested students should plan to visit an advisor in the nursing office for help with registering for classes. Click the advising tab above for open advising hours.

The PHCC Therapeutic Massage curriculum is a 3-semester certificate program.  A graduate of the program will have demonstrated mastery of generic and specific occupational skills prior to graduation.  Skill attainment is assured through regular, valid, and reliable comprehensive assessment.  Graduates will be eligible to apply to take the certification examination (MBLEx).  After successful passage of this exam, the graduate will be eligible for licensure in Virginia as a Massage Therapist.

Licensed graduates with national or state certification can work independently in a variety of healthcare, business, and recreational settings as well as self-employment.  Businesses using massage therapists include hotels, cruise ships, hospitals, corporations, physician & chiropractic offices, and many spas or personal wellness agencies.



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