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The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy
The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy

Ottawa, Canada

3 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

USD 19,579

On-Campus

Introduction

Putting knowledge and skills into your own hands.

The Massage Therapy Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for the profession.

Graduates from this program are able to use their judgment to provide safe, competent, and ethical care as entry-to-practice massage therapists.

In choosing this program, you learn about anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, professional communication, ethics, jurisprudence in healthcare, massage theory, and massage practice skills.

Throughout the program you participate in lab exercises, practicing on your classmates, to learn how to:

  • Conduct a clinical assessment
  • Formulate a comprehensive clinical impression
  • Create a client-centered treatment plan
  • Provide and receive safe and ethical massage therapy care

Part of your learning experience also includes working with clients in supervised clinics on campus and in community placement settings.

Graduates of this program are ready to take the next steps in starting their careers. In order to practice as a Massage Therapist in Ontario, you must register with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). The registration process requires the successful completion of professional certification examinations.

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