Massage Therapy

Program Description

Massage Therapy is an ancient practice involving the manipulation of both superficial and deep muscle tissues through human touch to promote healing, alleviate pain or stress, encourage relaxation, and promote an overall feeling of well-being.

Demand for Massage Therapists is steadily increasing in modern society by 19 percent from 2008 to 2018* as more individuals learn of its generous health benefits.

The exclusive Massage Therapy Training at InterCoast prepares today’s professional with the educational tools necessary to be proficient in numerous, specialized Massage Modalities including: Swedish, deep-tissue, reflexology, acupressure, sports, and neuromuscular massage therapies.

What can I expect to learn in the Massage Therapy Classes?

As a student at InterCoast, you will benefit from a flexible schedule of comprehensive classroom instructio n in body composition, kinesiology, and medical terminology as it relates to Massage Therapy. Applying those theories and principles, you will also engage in extensive hands-on training, practicing under the direct supervision and guidance of caring instructors. Moreover, your education incorporates valuable methods of successful business operation, studies in medical laws and ethics, and CPR/first aid.

Approved by the NCBTMB

The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) has set high standards for ethical and professional practice through a recognized, credentialing program. InterCoast has obtained this approval. It demonstrates the skills consistent with specific national standards and criteria and aims to properly train you to become an industry-ready, well-rounded graduate in Massage Therapy.

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Accreditation/Approvals

InterCoast Colleges, a private institution, was granted institutional approval to operate by the BPPE, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.. The Bureau’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the minimum standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private Postsecondary educational institutions and does not imply endorsement or recommendation.

The central mission of InterCoast is to provide Associates Degree and Diploma level educational career program designed to prepare students to succeed in the medical, legal, business and technical industries by enabling them to meet the highest expectations of employers for entry level professions. Each program shares this mission. Click Here for Campus & Online Contact Information

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