Massage Therapy Certificate Program

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Certificate Program

We are proud to announce a new Massage Therapy Certificate program with multiple start dates throughout the year.

Through this recently redesigned and innovative curriculum, you will be prepared to heal with your hands and lead with your heart as a certified massage therapist. SCU’s Office of Admissions is accepting inquiries now. Request more information or apply to reserve your seat in the first course today.

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Program Length: 7 months (30 Weeks) | 625 Hours
Next Start Term: July 7th, 2018
Tuition: $7,000* (includes massage table, does not include books/supplies/fees)

Upcoming Start Dates

We are currently accepting registrations for the dates listed below. Contact [email protected] for other potential start dates.

  • Saturday, July 7, 2018
Massage program graduate Patricia
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Patricia Johnson,
Massage Therapy Certificate Program Graduate
“Not everyone who walks into the office for massage therapy comes for relaxation. They come with many types of issues. SCU equipped me to handle those issues so they could feel better walking out than they did walking in.”
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Flexible Education for Working Professionals

Night and Weekend Classes

The Massage Therapy Certificate Program is convenient for working professionals. With night and weekend classes, you can advance your career without giving up other important commitments in your life.

  • MON, TUES, WED, THURS: 5pm – 9pm (4 Hours)
  • SAT: 9am – 5:30pm (8 Hours)

More Program Entry Points Than Ever

With 10 potential starts dates per year, you have more flexibility to start the program on your timetable. Our 12 course modules act as stand-alone courses and are not prerequisites of one another. All of the courses are continuous and repeat after one cycle.

Affordable Program with Fast Results

Complete the massage program in 7 months.

Financial Aid is available in the form of private educational loans and no-interest payment plans to those who qualify. Please contact SCU Office of Financial Aid at (562) 947-8755 x766 or [email protected] for more information.

Licensure and Accreditation

SCU’s recently updated 625 hour Massage Therapy Certificate Program is currently in the program approval process with the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). It is also in the application process with the Department of Education for Title IV funding. Students may reserve their seat in the next cohort by applying now. Applicants will receive a notification once these approvals are finalized.

Graduates of this program are prepared to sit for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) governed by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). The MBLEx is currently utilized for licensure in 44 of the 48 regulated states, the District of Columbia, as well as the territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

SCU has over 20 years of regional accreditation through WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Massage program graduate Eydie
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Eydie Bernor,
Massage Therapy Certificate Program Graduate
“I really valued the supportive instructors in the massage therapy program at SCU. They were approachable and spent time making sure nobody was left behind. They made room for us to develop our unique styles, while also stepping in to give pointers geared towards the individual student. We were given a well-rounded education into the world of integrative health and the practicalities of the business side of massage. I also truly appreciate the emphasis placed on self-care to encourage a healthy balance for us as massage therapists, while in turn, benefiting those we treat.”
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Natural Solutions, Life-Changing Results

Turn Your Passion into a Profession

Being a massage therapist isn’t a job, it’s a calling. Whether you are looking to join a group practice or start your own business, earning a certificate in massage will allow you to develop the skills to provide holistic, natural healing to your clients.

Innovative and Integrative

Learn to excel in a team-based healthcare environment that has become the model of quality and efficiency in today’s healthcare delivery systems. Patient-centered training, immersive coursework, expert faculty, and state-of-theart facilities put students on the path helping others with a meaningful career from the spa, to the clinic, or your own individual practice!


Courses Include

Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) Review I & II
Swedish Technique
Spa Modalities: Stone Massage
Deep Tissue & Focused Techniques
Practice Management: Business Planning & Employment Preparation
Practice Management: Ethics & Professionalism
Wellness and Health
Anatomy with Palpation
Pathology and Contraindications
Physiology
Clinical Assessment & Procedures
Clinical Clerkship
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*Tuition rates are subject to change and may not be reflected on this website or other SCU materials. Please contact us for the most updated information. For a complete listing of SCU fees, please refer to the academic catalog.

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