The Therapeutic Massage curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings providing manipulation / massage of the soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, muscle spasm, and stress, and to promote health and wellness.

Courses include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical /legal issues, business practices, and psychology. Students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage with various populations throughout the lifespan.

Employment opportunities include health care facilities, chiropractors ’offices, spas /health/sports clubs, and private practice. Graduates may be eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam.

Program Learning Outcomes

P1: Cognitive Skills
Students will possess the cognitive skills of an entry level massage therapist. Introduce and assess: MTH 110, Reinforce and Master: MTH 120

P2: Ethical & Professional Behaviors
Students will demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors. Introduce: MTH 110, Reinforce: 120, 121, 210, 220, Master and Assess: MTH 125.

Program Contact

Sharell Allen
Chair, Spa Services
McGee Building, Room 250
Phone: (252) 222-6186
Email: allens@carteret.edu

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