Quick Facts - School of Massage Therapy

Certificate and Degree

  • Certificate
  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Accreditation

Student achievement

Faculty

  • 100% of hands-on technique faculty are nationally certified
  • Active in clinical practice

Student-faculty ratio

  • 7:1

Enrollment (Summer 2014)

  •  69

Enrollment dates

  • Day schedule – January and September
  • Evening schedule – May

Program length

  • Certificate (Day schedule) – 3 trimesters, 11½ months
  • Certificate (Evening schedule) – 4 trimesters, 15½ months
  • AAS degree – 3 to 5 trimesters, 11½ to 19½ months

Clinical opportunities

  • Intern at our University-operated teaching clinics
  • Train in hospitals, social service agencies and cancer care centers

History

  • Created in 2000 by University president Dr. John Allenburg and a team of founding faculty members

Alumni

Annual continuing education

  • Massage Therapy Winter Symposium
  • 8 programs (on average) offered annually

Student life and support

  • A Massage Therapy Club specifically for massage therapy-related discussions and guest speakers
  • 43 more student clubs, athletic teams and organizations
  • Peer tutoring, academic counseling, disability services
  • Health care at campus clinics
  • Campus social activities year-round
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