In today’s society, more people are seeking alternative methods to improve their health and well-being. The health care industry is increasingly recommending massage therapy to supplement their treatments. Therefore, the demand for qualified massage therapists is growing.*
Through our Massage Therapy program, you could acquire the skills needed to help treat people through natural forms of stress reduction, preventive health care, and relaxation techniques.
Glen Oaks College, Riverside campus, provides hands-on training from professional instructors in a student-friendly environment. Through group discussions, lectures, and hands-on laboratory experience, our Massage Therapy program is designed to help you develop skills that will get you started in the job market and the industry.
The objective of the Massage Therapy program is to provide you with a varied foundation of knowledge and skills through the study of anatomy, pathology, physiology, and massage and body therapies that will enable you to pursue entry-level positions in an exciting industry.
- Professional instructors
- Hands-on training
- Career placement assistance
- Financial assistance for the those who qualify
The eight-month program presents through lecture/discussion and lab experiences, the myriad of opportunities in the Massage Therapy industry. Massage therapists can specialize in over 80 types of massage modalities.* Included in the various modalities and employment opportunities are physical therapy clinics, massage therapy clinics, chiropractor offices, physician offices, fitness centers, spas, athletic facilities and teams, and self-employed practitioners.
Upon successful completion of the program requirements, the graduates will be awarded a diploma. Although the College will assist students with job placement, finding employment is the individual responsibility of the student. The College does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any of the jobs described, or placed at all.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Massage Therapists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm (visited March 16, 2015).
* Clinical site 15 minutes away from our campus..!!!