A minimum of 33 semester credits is required for the certificate. The student pursuing the Massage and Hydrotherapy Certificate will fulfill the core requirements listed below, in addition to one (1) credit of Work and Physical Development per semester. Students will also have additional expenses such as, tuition for First aid and CPR, uniforms,etc See the program director for current costs. Upon completion of the requirements, the student will receive a certificate in Massage and Hydrotherapy with over 500 hours in coursework. Students are then qualified to sit for the National Certification Examination as administered by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).
Massage and Hydrotherapy Certificate
|BIOL||121||Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|BIOL||121a||Anatomy and Physiology I Lab||1|
|BIOL||122||Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|BIOL||122a||Anatomy and Physiology II Lab||1|
|HLCP||124||Ethics of Massage||1|
|HLED||215||First Aid and CPR*||0|
|HLSC||234||Principles of Hydrotherapy||3|
|HLSC||235||Principles of Hydrotherapy Lab||1|
|HLSC||248||Basic Massage Therapy||3|
|HLSC||249||Basic Massage Therapy Lab||1|
|HLSC||250||Advanced Massage Therapy||3|
|HLSC||251||Advanced Massage Therapy Lab||1|
A GPA of 2.5 across all required across all Core Courses.
* Optional course if certification is complete & current as verified by
the Chair of the Department of Health Sciences.