Massage Therapy Academy

Continuing Education

Massage Therapy

The FSCJ Massage Therapy Academy offers a well-rounded course with a curriculum covering massage techniques that give our students the tools they need to have a successful career in massage therapy. After completion of this program students will be eligible to make an application to take the licensure examination approved by the Board of Massage Therapy.

The cost will be broken down by five installments. Please see below:

Part 1 - HED 0705 Anatomy & Physiology for Massage Therapy – Price: $949

This course introduces students to anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology. This course teaches student about the anatomy and physiology so that students can develop session strategies for their clients. Student will have a strong foundation of the development function and internal working of the human body systems that they can continue to use as reference points as they continue with their education.

Part 2 - HED 0706 Massage Therapy I – Price: $1,599

In this course, the student will be introduced to the history, development, and evolution of massage therapy and learn the basic principles of proper body mechanics and proper draping techniques. The student will learn how to conduct an intake interview with the client, basic documentation skills, as well as how to communicate effectively during the massage. The student will learn the basic principles and strokes of Swedish massage, and apply those techniques to sports massage, pregnancy massage, massage for special populations (medically frail, pediatric, geriatric clients) and contraindications for massage.

Part 3 - HED 0707 Massage Therapy II – Price: $1,479

In this course, the student will gain an understanding of pathology and hydrotherapy as it relates to the practice of massage therapy, and gain experience in the application of basic massage and advanced massage techniques in a clinical environment.

Part 4 - HED 0708 Massage Therapy III – Price:  $1,569

In this course, the student will gain an understanding of alternative modalities as it relates to the practice of massage therapy and gain experience in the application of basic massage and advanced massage techniques in a clinical environment.

Part 5 - HED 0704 Business, Professional Ethics – Price: $399          

In this course, the student will learn the intricacies of the therapeutic relationship, with a heavy focus on the roles and boundaries of therapist and client. This course is focused heavily on interactive discussion and activities designed to reinforce concepts of professional ethical behavior, including the framework and dynamics of client/therapist communication, handling ambiguous situations, sexual boundaries, financial boundaries, dual relationships, and taking advantage of peer support and supervision.

Financial Assistance Programs:

Goodwill A-Step Program: https://www.goodwilljax.org/education/a-step.aspx

**Helps identify financial aid resources and may provide partial funding for eligible candidates.

Catholic Charities Workforce Development Program: https://www.ccbjax.org/workforce-development

Lutheran Services (International Students/Refugee’s Only): (904) 730-8263

FSCJ Payment Plans:

FSCJ Tuition Installment Plans (TIPS) - https://www.fscj.edu/admissions-aid/student-financial-services/tuition-installment-plans-(tips)

FSCJ Installment Payments (Student Account): Upon registration for program students are allowed to submit installment payments of any amount up to 48hrs before the start of the class (NOTE: Total course must be paid 48hrs before start of class)

*Books are included in cost of program. Two pairs of scrubs and materials are additional items for student purchase. 

Term 

 Class     #

Location

Room   

Day

Time                                     

Date                                 

 Summer     4151  

Hybrid-

Online Lecture and  Labs at North Campus

D-116       T, W, Th  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.       8/2 - 10/3
 Fall   4559  

Hybrid-

Online Lecture and  Labs at North Campus

 D-116  T, W, Th                     

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

  10/4 - 11/21
 Fall  4562  

Hybrid-

Online Lecture and  Labs at North Campus

 D-116  T, W, Th, F                 

 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

 11/29 - 12/19

 



Class Information

Program Code: 9413

Hours: 525

Cost: $5,995

Contact Information
Phone: (904) 357-8910