Start Working as a Massage Therapist in Two Semesters
The Massage Therapy program is a one-year certificate program designed to prepare students for careers as professional massage therapists. The curriculum prepares students to develop knowledge and skills for practicing massage therapy.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified the job outlook for Massage Therapists for 2020-2026, which is expected to grow by 24 percent, growing much faster than average occupations. Licensed Massage Therapists can find employment in massage clinics, resort spas, hospital rehab clinics and wellness clinics, chiropractic offices, sports teams , hotels and cruise ships.
- Massage therapy principles
- Business application
- Anatomy and physiology
- Technique modalities
Students enrolled in Massage Therapy may earn:
- College Credit Certificate
- Career Certificate
- Technical Diploma
- Associate of Applied Science Degree
MGCCC has received a RESTORE Act grant to administer a Gulf Coast Work Ready Program designed to aid coastal citizens in the attainment of basic skills, employability skills and specific industry skills that are needed in high-demand industry sectors along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Due to the receipt of the grant, the Gulf Coast Work Ready Massage Therapy program will be offered to eligible students at no cost*.
As a part of the no cost program, students will be required to enroll and complete a “Work-Ready” credential specific to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to include employability skills training. Students must also meet admission requirements of MGCCC as well as program specific requirements.
Students must demonstrate that they are a Mississippi resident.
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Fill out the form below, and MGCCC will contact you about enrolling in the Massage Therapy program.