Massage Therapy

Workforce Certificate

Massage Therapy

Anatomy and physiology, massage therapy theory, hydrotherapy and pathology

The Massage Therapy Workforce Certificate (W.C.) program teaches the theory and practice of massage, theory and practice of hydrotherapy, hygiene, practice demonstration, human anatomy and physiology, legal and ethical aspects of massage practice, allied therapies, leadership and human relations skills, health and safety, in addition to practical skills to elevate your employment attributes.

Students will develop skills in manipulation of superficial tissues of the body through instruction by demonstration. Student practices will include massage techniques and use of hydrotherapy such as sauna, steam room treatment tables, local and full immersion baths, whirlpool baths, hot and cold packs and paraffin baths. Whether just starting out or looking for something different, the power to change your future is in your hands.

Program Code: 5700

750 Contact Hours

School of Social, Behavioral and Health Sciences
Additional Costs

Approximately $950

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.


(904) 646-2300

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

Graduates will be eligible to take the Board of Massage Therapy certification examination and to apply for the required licensure in the state of Florida.

Career Opportunities

This program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Massage Therapy to allow graduates to take the certification examination and to apply for licensure in the state of Florida as massage therapists.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of massage therapists is expected to grow by 20 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.

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