Massage Therapy Diploma

Program Highlights

  • Graduate in 84 weeks
  • Our program includes two externships where you will apply your skills in a real clinical environment
  • Extensive student and career services available will help you launch your new career

Our Massage Therapy program has been developed to meet the established standards of the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA) and prepares you to complete the steps to become a regulated massage therapist in Ontario. Our program is offered at our Barrie, North Bay and Sault Ste Marie campuses.

Throughout the program, you will learn to administer massage, hydrotherapy, exercise and other related therapies, conduct range-of-motion and muscle tests, treat soft tissues and joints through soft tissue manipulation, explain treatment procedures, risks and benefits to clients, suggest home care instructions, assess client progress and maintain treatment records. You will study anatomy, pathophysiology, hydrotherapy, massage techniques, kinesiology, nutrition and more. You will also gain a strong understanding of health care terminology, pharmacology, ethics, research basics and related regulations. You will complete 25 externship/outreach hours in your first year, and 100 externship/outreach hours in your second.

Graduation Requirements

To successfully complete this program, students must:

  1. Earn a minimum grade of 70% in all theory and practical courses.
  2. Achieve at least 70% in each of the final theory and practical examinations.
  3. Complete 330 hours of faculty-supervised direct massage therapy to the public.

These requirements will be fulfilled in our in-house clinic as well as through our outreach opportunities.

Our fast-track, skills-centric programs can prepare you for a new career in as little as 12 months*! This allows you to swiftly transition from learning to working.

*Some programs may extend beyond 12 months. For detailed information, please refer to each program’s specific page or contact us directly.

The CTS Canadian Career College Advantage

Be career-ready in one year or less

Our accelerated, skills-focused programs prepare you for a new career path in as little as 12 months! That means you can transition quickly from the classroom into the workforce.

Student and career services

Our extensive services include academic success plans, support services referrals, resume writing assistance, mock job interviews and more.

Maintain your school/work/life balance

Our compressed learning day leaves you ample time for your everyday work, family and other daily commitments.

Gain updated, relevant skills & training

We continually update our courses to reflect and teach the in-demand skills that today’s employers are looking for.

Take the next step!

Use our online form to get in touch today. We’ll answer any questions you may have, including financing options, admission requirements and more. Find out how CTS Canadian Career College can help you achieve all your academic and career goals!

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