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MASSAGE THERAPY

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:88 Weeks
INTERNSHIP:Available
CAMPUSES:SpecificINQUIRE
NOC:4211
PROGRAM OUTLINE

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Massage therapy helps relieve pain, improve physical dysfunction, and increase one’s general well-being. Whether you wish to assist patients with relaxation or recovery, our Massage Therapy diploma program will provide you with the hands-on experience you need to succeed in this profession. In this program, you will practice your skills through clinical hours scheduled at your campus. You will also have the opportunity to participate in outreach initiatives called speciality clinics, to provide massages to various groups of clients in the community.

triOS has developed the Massage Therapy diploma program with experienced healthcare professionals to give you everything you need to flourish as a RMT in the healthcare field. Our curriculum teaches the 2016 standard competencies that the CMTO exams are based on so that as a student, you are prepared with the knowledge needed to succeed.

Students receive:

  • A program recognized by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario
  • Real-world work experience, including 440 clinical hours
  • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Imagine Standard and Windows are included in the program fees
  • One-on-one career assistance

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Most Massage Therapists are self-employed health professionals working in a variety of settings that include private practice, health and fitness clubs, health spas and rehabilitation centres.

FACT

From 2009-2019, employment in massage therapy is expected to increase by 19%.
Source: "Demand for Massage Therapists in Ontario." Massage Therapy Ontario.

SALARY INFORMATION

Average Wage ($/hr)  - $19.72
High Wage ($/hr)        - $40.00

Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

CERTIFICATIONS

Students who successfully complete Massage Therapy diploma program are eligible to write the associated CMTO exams.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and academic achievement test passed)
A Clear Vulnerable Sector Check
Grade 12 English or proof of English proficiency

triOS College pre-Science Course, or its equivalent This 20-hour course is designed to provide students with a foundation of basic science principles that will assist on their journey through the Massage Therapy program.  Fundamental science concepts, terminology and biochemistry will be introduced utilized to develop an understanding of cells, tissues, organs, systems, and organism structure and function.  Students will be tested on their comprehension of the material through a combination of assignments, quizzes, and an exam.  Students must obtain a passing grade of 70% in order to meet admission requirements.

triOS College pre-Massage Course, or its equivalentThis 20-hour course is designed to provide students with the framework of the expectations in the Massage Therapy profession while gaining knowledge surrounding key organizations, resources, and concepts that are taught throughout the program.  Students will be tested on their comprehension of the material through a combination of practical components, quizzes, and an exam.  Students must obtain a passing grade of 70% in order to meet admission requirements.