Massage Therapy Certificate Program
Note: No new students will be enrolled in the Massage Therapy program as of July 1, 2014. Currently enrolled students are encouraged to contact Dean Susan Maddigan: 508.362.2131 x4427 to discuss a plan to complete the program by May 31, 2015.
The Massage Therapy Certificate Program comprises twenty-nine credits (over 650 hours) of education in the art and science of massage. Our focus is the mind-body connection, and how caring, competent touch can promote healing. Graduates are eligible to apply for the Massachusetts Massage license and are qualified to sit for the National Certification Exam.
Cape Cod Community College provides a program characterized by high-quality and modest cost that builds on existing strengths in faculty, course work, and physical facility.
The program is a part-time course of study with students enrolled in either the day or evening program.
Massage therapists have moved into new arenas of both wellness and rehabilitation including sports medicine, physical therapy, and even dentistry. The field continues to grow.
Licensed massage therapists find opportunities in complementary healthcare settings, working as self-employed practitioners in private or group offices and as salaried or commissioned employees in spas, health clubs, chiropractic offices, etc.
Beyond the usual tuition and fees (29 credits at the current charges), the student is responsible for the purchase of books and other learning aids that may be required throughout the program.
Before beginning Massage Therapy I (MTC101), the student is responsible for:
Expenses may be subject to change. Financial Aid is available for any students who qualify.
The Gainful Employment Program provides students with the information they need to make informed educational choices including total program costs, loan repayment rates, and career outlooks.
The Massage Therapy Certificate program is a selective admissions program. To apply, an applicant must have: