Accelerated Massage Therapy Diploma

This program will build upon your academic foundation, adding knowledge and skills pertaining to health sciences, clinical sciences, clinical practice, professional practice.
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Program Details

  • Length: 45 weeks (3 semesters)

“The practice of Massage Therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain “

Massage Therapy Act, 1991

The accelerated massage therapy program is a 3-semester program designed for students with a kinesiology degree and a proficiency in musculoskeletal anatomy, biomechanics and rehabilitative exercises. This program will build upon their academic foundation, adding knowledge and skills pertaining to health sciences, clinical sciences, clinical practice, professional practice.

There is a self-study component to this program. The complexity of massage techniques progresses from an introductory level to a highly skilled set of treatment skills. Ethics, legislation and practice management concepts are added and interwoven throughout the program, along with orthopedic assessment and rehabilitation skills. Students increasingly apply their skills in the student clinic and through patient outreach experiences

Entrance Requirements

  • University Kinesiology Degree
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR Level C
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Clearance
  • English Language Proficiency

Application Process

  1. Request Info
  2. Massage Therapy Program Coordinator will contact you
  3. Meet with the Massage Therapy Program Coordinator and tour the college
  4. Receive a massage in the Student Clinic
  5. Complete on-line application and submit appropriate documentation
  6. Receive acceptance into the program

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Preliminary Accreditation Granted

Preliminary Accreditation Granted

The Full time, Accelerated and Advanced standing Massage Therapy Programs at Ontario College of Health and Technology have been granted Preliminary Accreditation, the first step in the CMTCA accreditation process. Following a site visit to verify compliance with the standards, CMTCA will issue a final accreditation decision.

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