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Massage Therapy

720 Hours: 36 Weeks
Credential Issued: Diploma

The 720 Hour Massage Therapy program is designed for those individuals who are seeking a career in therapeutic massage and bodywork.  The program is also suitable for those who are adding skills to their profession as health care workers in nursing, physical or occupational therapy or any other related field.


To train individuals in the art and science of therapeutic massage. The knowledge and skills acquired by the students will prepare them for the occupation of massage practitioner. This course is also designed for students who wish to take the “Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination” (MBLEx).


This program is designed for those individuals who are seeking a career in therapeutic massage and bodywork. The program consists of course work and practice sessions.


Meet admissions requirements. Be in good health and have the physical ability to stand on your feet, move tables, and perform massage therapy.



Course # Title Theory  Lab/Clinic Clock Hours
Totals 540 180 720
HHMT 101 Therapeutic Massage Theory and History 30
10 40
HHMT 102 The Human Body 30
10 40
HHMT 103 Massage Principles, Applications and Medical Errors30
10 40
HHMT 104 Skeletal and Muscular Systems 30
10 40
HHMT 105 Nervous System and Kinesiology 90
30 120
HHMT 109 Neuromuscular Therapy 60
20 80
HHMT 106 Secondary Body Systems, CPR and HIV/AIDS 90
30 120
HHMT 107 Oriental Modalities and Hydrotherapy 60
20 80
HHMT 108 Western Modalities and Basic Pharmacology 60
20 80
HHMT 110 Business Principles, Law and Ethics 60 20 80


– Massage Therapy, principles and practice 5th Edition by Susan G. Salvo ISBN-13: 978-0323239714 ISBN-10: 0323239714 Copyright: 2016
– Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, and Pathology, 3rd Ed. 2009, Elsevier, ISBM 978 0 323 04869 9
– Milady’s Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Beck, Mark, Milady Publishing, 2011, ISBN 10: 1-4354-8523-8
– Tappan’s Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques: Classic, Holistic, and Emerging Methods, Tappan, FM and Benjamin, PJ. Appleton & Lange. 2010 ISBN 10 0-13-507999-3
– Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, th Edition, Fritz, Sandy, 2013, ISBN 9780323077408
– Evidence-Based Therapeutic Massage: A Practical Guide for Therapists, 3rd Edition. Elizabeth Holey and Eileen Cook, Churchill Livingstone, 2011, ISBN 978-0-7020-3229-5

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and other registration fees are due on or before the last day to register for any given semester. Students should consult the Academic Calendar regarding the registration deadline. Students will not be officially enrolled in Healing Hands Institute until all fees are fully paid. Any students owing money to Healing Hands Institute, regardless of the debt, will not be permitted to register.

The selection process of Healing Hands Institute will allow for admission of students on the basis of the applicants’ academic credentials in addition to a review of all the information contained in the application, both academic and personal. For that reason, applicants may also submit letters of recommendation in order to give Healing Hands Institute a complete picture of the applicant, as a student and as a person.

Admissions requirements to specific graduate programs may vary – students should refer to the program descriptions found in the Catalog for additional information.

Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the Institute. An applicant’s total undergraduate record including grades, educational objective and pattern of courses completed, as well as personal and professional goals will be considered.

Payment Methods

Financial Aid Advisement
The school is not accredited or approved for Title IV funding. The school does not offer Financial Aid. The admissions representative provides information about payment plans. Advisement includes determining if the individual wants to pay in full or make a deposit and pay the balance in installments. Tuition and fees may be paid by credit card, check, or money order at the Administration Department. On or before the last day of the Registration Period, the students should have either

– paid in full
– or paid a deposit of $100.00 or more and elected to participate in the Payment Plan that allows students to pay in installments.

Those students who choose to pay in installments during the semester must do so according to the Payment Plan, with a minimum deposit of $100.00 and the rest paid in installments with no interest charges, payable on Installment Due Dates, as set forth by each individual student. All installments must be paid one month prior to the end of the semester. All late payments will have a penalty of $25 late fee charge to the account.

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