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MASSAGE THERAPY VISION

The Massage Therapy Program will embrace life-long learning focusing on holistic professional and personal growth.

 

MASSAGE THERAPY MISSION STATEMENT

The Massage Therapy Program is dedicated to graduate individuals who have a strong knowledge base and professional skills in massage therapy from the holistic wellness model. We focus on supporting students as they grow in self-awareness, professionalism, and community involvement. We commit to inspire the spirit of life-long learning.

 

PROGRAM GOALS AND STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES


Program Goal #1:
Graduates will pass the national and state licensing exams and become employed as a licensed/certified massage therapist.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and pathology and apply it  effectively to assess clients and construct a client-centered
    session plan.


Program Goal #2:
Graduates will maintain professionalism and ethics.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to effectively maintain compliance with state regulations that govern the scope of
    practice of massage therapy.
  2. Delineate the importance of pursuing continuing education opportunities in order to assure professional growth and to embrace life-long learning.


Program Goal #3:  Graduates will demonstrate self-care and promote the profession.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the significance of integrating the principles of business, ethics, governing laws, and social issues into an effective
    massage therapy practice.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the effective interaction with clients that fosters mutual respect between the client and therapist.
  3. Effectively employ the use of self-awareness tools regarding personal health and well-being in a professional manner to establish and to maintain a viable
    practice.
  4. Demonstrate and promote the principles of massage therapy, including its benefits and limitations in a holistic perspective of physical, mental, emotional,
    and spiritual effects.

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