Program Overview

This certificate in massage is designed to provide students, the general population and professionals alike with well-rounded entry level knowledge, skills, and academic depth necessary for massage therapy positions in a variety of settings. Students will earn a Certificate of Achievement after completing a minimum of 500 hours of training and practice and will be eligible to take the MBLEx (Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam), which upon passing, allows students to apply for candidacy to attain certification through the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). Students can further pursue areas of interest and specialization for advanced certificates associated with holistic, complementary, alternative and integrative medicine in a variety of therapies and modalities

Wellness (CA) Requirements

Required Courses Units
WELL 700 Massage Theory and Practice I 3 units
WELL 703 Holistic Health Science 3 units
WELL 704 Massage Techniques and Clinical/Spa Experience 3 units
WELL 705 Massage Theory and Practice II 3 units
WELL 708 Pathology and Pharmacology for Massage Therapists 3 units
WELL 710 Clinical Kinesiology and Applied Biomechanics for Manual Therapy 3 units
WELL 711 Sports Medicine and Manual Therapy 3 units
WELL 713 Asian Bodywork Traditions Theory and Practice 3 units
WELL 714 Massage Therapy Exam Preparation 2 units
WELL 725 Introduction to Consciousness, Intent and Meditation 3 units
WELL 740 Conscious Eating: A Sustainable Approach to Health and Healing 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 32