Makami College


Why MaKami College

MaKami College is a provincially accredited Private Vocational College offering a 3,000 Hour diploma program in Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy.

Founded in 2001, MaKami College is the largest massage therapy school in Alberta offering the highest level of instructional training available with its 3,000 Hour massage therapy program. With campuses in both Edmonton and Calgary, MaKami offers professional and highly trained massage therapy instructors, hands on massage therapy training, work experience opportunities and plenty of one-on-one attention.

MaKami also strives to help people of all ages and backgrounds achieve their educational dreams with various Student Services to assist in areas such as financial support, free tutoring and ESL.

Alberta Registered Massage Therapy Programs

MaKami College is currently the only Licensed Massage Therapy College in Alberta to provide a two-year, 3,000 hour diploma program in Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy training. This high level of training offers students a wide variety of career opportunities upon graduation. Students are encouraged to work as Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) after only their First Year. In their Second Year graduates have the highest level of massage therapy training available in Alberta and tend to focus more in rehabilitation and working in sports massage therapies.

Learn more about our Massage Therapy Programs and Courses or Apply to Become a Massage Therapist Now!

Contact MaKami College to learn more or book a tour of our Edmonton or Calgary campuses today!

Current Students

Current massage therapy students at MaKami College can access their account information by logging into the Student Centre. Be sure to check out the Calendar for important dates and the Careers section for the most up-to-date local and international massage therapy job postings.

RMT Looking to upgrade your hours?

If you’re already a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) looking to upgrade your 2,200 hours to a 3,000 hour diploma, you can do it at MaKami! Apply to upgrade your massage therapy hours or for advanced credit – just Contact Us to learn more!

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Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Edmonton Calgary + 1 more

MaKami College offers Alberta's only 3000 hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy program. [+]

First Year Massage Therapy Program MaKami College offers Alberta's only 3000 hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy program. The first year of this two year program is 7.5 months long which includes 1,250 hours of actual training and massage therapy courses. This time includes a two-week work experience placement with major employers that can open doors to numerous massage career opportunities. Massage Therapy students also get the added benefit of an on-site supervised massage clinic workshop, where they will work with clinic clients that the school provides to gain valuable knowledge and experience. Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy 3,000 Hour Program The second year of the 3,000 hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy program is an advanced look at massage therapy geared towards a more medical view of Massage Therapy. With a strong focus on sports massage and injury rehabilitation, the second year of this Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy program places emphasis on the treatment and prevention of injuries related to vehicle collisions, professional sports, medical illness and rehabilitation. The second year combines theory and practical with plenty of work experience. Students will be able to work as a Registered Massage Therapist for placement as long as it fits the course guidelines. Students will also receive the several bonuses such as certification in the Canfit Pro Personal Training program as well as receiving a current Apple iPad Air 2 loaded with educational materials to assist with the successful completion of the program. Looking to upgrade your hours? If you’re already a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) looking for additional hours you can upgrade at MaKami! Worried about working while in school? Many MaKami College massage therapy students are able to apply for employment in their first year of school. Students are permitted to continue working at their current employer for placement as long as it fits course guidelines. [-]