massage therapy program
This program is designed to provide students with the essential skills to become a Licensed Massage Therapist. The curriculum focuses on integration of the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the individual while providing the philosophical foundation and technical skills required to perform therapeutic massage. Clinical experience is scheduled in a professional health care facility. This course of study prepares the student for state licensing and/or national certification. Students are prepared to manage a private massage practice and work in collaboration with other health care field professionals.
*Sign up for Orientation today! A four week Orientation class begins August 17th, 2015 immediately followed by LMT core classes! All health requirements for core classes will be completed during Orientation. In order to qualify for entrance into the LMT Fall core classes, students must receive a letter grade of "C" or better in all Pre-Requisites and pass all health requirements.
Course Length: 2 semesters (equivalent to 784 contact hours)
LMT 104 Introduction to Essential Sciences or BIO 160 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
LMT 107 Orientation to Massage Therapy
LMT 108 Self-care for Healthcare Providers
LMT 141 Professionalism & Ethics
Cost of Course:
Tuition cost based on current AWC requirements. See Tuition & Fees tab located on this page in the left column
Course fees: There is a course fee for LMT 114 of $975. The fees for the first semester core courses include equipment needed for class room and clinical practice, and everything the student will need to set up practice after licensing: table, bolster, chair, first bottles of oil and lotion, sheets, uniform shirt required for clinic practice. Books: Available at AWC Bookstore - Textbooks for this program are the same books for core classes in both semesters.