Massage Therapy is a growing career that offers you the opportunity to help people while creating a worklife that meets your needs. As massage therapy becomes an important factor in the health and wellness profession, the demand for massage therapists continues to grow.
Massage Therapy is a flexible career! One of the reasons individuals choose this profession is because of the flexibility it offers in terms of work hours, independence and choice of practice locations and types. With this certificate you can work full time or part time at many establishments such as private practices, spas, chiropractic offices, and more! The majority of massage therapists own their own business.
The massage therapist have a huge job placement opportunities. The demand of massages continues to increase therefor employers continue to look for more and more massage therapists.
The director has been working in this field for over 30 years and continues to teach and maintain a private practice. The program has two adjunct faculty who also have years of experience each and continue to practice in their offices. Each faculty brings a unique perspective and background to share with students in the classroom.
Martha Mioux – Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor, Director Physical Therapist Assistant & Massage Therapy Program, Staff Physical Therapist
Housed at the Lake Land College Kluthe Center for Higher Education and Technology in Effingham, Illinois, classes begin each fall semester and run for 4 consecutive semesters. Once admitted to the program, you must progress through the courses corresponding to the curriculum model. A “C” grade is required in all Massage Therapy curriculum courses for progress/completion. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate and will be eligible to sit for Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).
Massage Therapy application requirements include admission to Lake Land College, completion of the Massage Therapy program application form (obtained from program website), and completion of the college placement assessment tests. To be considered a candidate, students must have an application file completed by July 1 for consideration for the fall semester.
In addition to tuition and fees, costs for the Massage Therapy program include: workbooks, massage supplies, table, clinical attire and the board exam/license fee. For more information on the program, visit the Special Admissions page or email Martha Mioux at firstname.lastname@example.org.