Massage Therapy Certificate of Completion

The Massage Therapy Certificate of Completion currently requires 57-62 credits (four terms of full time enrollment, not including prerequisites) of instruction. The participants are prepared for entry-level massage therapy.

Completion of this Certificate in Massage Therapy will qualify the student for payment of massage therapy licensing and exam fees required in Oregon. For more information or to setup a tour, contact the program director for more information.

Certificate of Completion (effective 2018-2019)

TERM COURSE HOURS CREDITS
Prerequisite BI 121 Anatomy & Function I or BI 231 Human Anatomy and Phys I 60 4
  WR 65 Rhetoric/Critical Thinking or WR 121 Academic Composition 40 3-4
  MTH 010 Developmental Mathematics or MTH 020 Pre-Algebra (required for certificate) 40 4
Total     8-12
First term LMT 113 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy I 60 4
  LMT 130 Massage Fundamentals 20 2
  LMT 155 Eastern Theory & Practice 40 2
  LMT 170 Ethics & Rules 20 2
  BI 122 Anatomy & Function II or BI 232 Anatomy and Physiology II 60 4
Total     14
Second term LMT 118 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy II 60 4
  LMT 145 Massage I 70 4
  BI 233 Anatomy & Physiology III 60 4
  SP 218 Interpersonal Communications 30 3
Total     12-15

Third term

LMT 124 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy III 60 4
  LMT 140 Pathology I 40 4
  LMT 150 Massage II 70 4
  LMT 175 Swedish Relaxation Clinic 40 2
Total     14
Fourth term LMT 135 Managing a Massage Practice 30 3
  LMT 160 Hydrotherapy

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  LMT 180 Therapeutic Clinic 70 3
  WR 121 English Composition 40 4
  MTH 020 Pre-Algebra 40 4
Total     11-15

 

The AAS degree program includes the LMT Certificate of Completion classes with the addition of LMT 200 level electives and general education classes as required.

The Certificate and the AAS degree in Massage Therapy have been approved by the Oregon Department of Education and the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. The COCC Massage Therapy Program is nationally accredited by COMTA (Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation) since 2015.