Massage Therapy

Are you interested in helping patients but prefer a non-clinical setting?

Become a massage therapist! Train for a new career in five months with Trident Technical College.

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Massage Therapy Certificate

This 500-hour certificate program encompasses the requirements necessary to obtain licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in the state of South Carolina. Upon completion of this program, candidates are eligible to take the national certification examination, MBLEx (Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards) and apply for state licensure once receiving a passing score. Learn a range of massage techniques, including basic spa and neuromuscular clinical massage. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology, massage law and ethics, kinesiology, and practical application of spa and neuromuscular technique. You also practice acquired techniques in a hands-on clinical setting. Prerequisites for program admission: proof of high school diploma or GED and 18 years of age or older. Books not included.


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