Massage And Bodywork Therapist I Program Schedule: Day program: 8:oo-2:oo Mon-Thurs & every other Saturday 8-5 and requires the attendance of one Qi Gong weekend time to complete is 22 weeks excluding holidays and breaks Start dates are January June September Evening program: 5:30-9:30 Mon-Tues & Thurs & every other Saturday 8-5 and requires the attendance of one Qi Gong weekend time to complete is 39 weeks excluding holidays and breaks.
Program Objective: The objective of the Massage/Bodywork Therapist I program is to train students to acquire satisfactory skills and to demonstrate competence in massage and bodywork. Upon satisfactory completion of the training, students will be qualified to sit for the NCTMB NELS Exam or Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) Exam. Both are national exams check with your state to see which exam your state accepts for licensure. A passing grade on the national exam will enable the student to apply to the state of Iowa licensed states for licensure as a massage therapist. Once licensed, the student can apply for entry-level positions as a massage therapist.
Massage/Bodywork Therapy I Graduation Requirements Maintain a 2.0 overall GPA, good attendance, proof of current First Aid/ CPR, and complete all of the following coursework and all required exams both written and practical. See catalog section for course details. Upon graduation the students will be awarded a diploma and be recognized as a Certified Massage & Bodywork Therapist
The following 36-credits/625 clock hours must be completed in each category for graduation from Massage/Bodywork Therapy I Program.
M/B Therapist I Program Credits ________________________________________________ TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine 6 BIO Biology 10 HS Health Science 4 CAM Complementary Alternative Medicine 3 MBT Massage/Bodywork Therapy 8 BUS Business 3 CLINIC Clinic 2 _______________________________________________ Total 36
Required Coursework Massage/Bodywork Therapist 1 _______________________________________________ First Semester Course Credit TCM-101 Medical Qi Gong I 2 TCM-103W Qi Gong Weekend 1 BIO-110 Biological Concepts 2 BIO-121 Muscular Skeletal Id 3 BIO—163 Systems Anatomy I 2 HS-111 Medical Terminology 1 CAM-113 Medical Spa Applications 3 BIO—153 Herbal Studies 1 MBT-121 History & Theory of MT 1 MBT-122 Intuitive Massage 1 MBT-133 Swedish Massage 2 MBT-144 Reflexology 1 BUS-133 Marketing I 1 CL-181 Clinical Training B1 1 MBT-155 Specifics of Medical Mass 3 _______________________________________________ TOTAL First Semester 25
Second Semester Course Credit _________________________________________________ BUS-131 Ethics, Laws, Rules Regulations 1 TCM-171 Traditional Chinese Medicine Concepts 2 BIO-164 Systems Anatomy I 2 HS-112 Pathology I 3 BUS-132 Resource & Career Enhancement 1 CL-182 Clinical Training B II 1 MBT-177 Prenatal & infant massage 1 _________________________________________________ TOTAL Second Semester 11 _________________________________________________ TOTAL MBT I 36