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Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy program at Centennial College will provide you with both the fundamental and advanced massage therapy skills needed to become a successful massage therapist. This advanced diploma health program emphasizes professionalism and teaches an evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment planning and implementation.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $15,385
Location: Pickering, Canada

Recognized as a distinctive and rigorous program within the School of Community and Health Studies, this college health program offers a balanced combination of theory and practical application through in-class lectures, lab experience, on-site public clinic and off-site outreach placements.

You will learn the proper assessment tools and techniques to deal with a wide variety of conditions that involve lymph, muscle, nerve, fascia and joints of the body, as well as a wellness focus that maintains physical health, function and mobility.

Program Highlights

  • Programs at Centennial College are awarded Key Performance Indicator Awards based on student satisfaction survey statistics. The Massage Therapy program has received the President’s Academic Gold Award for Graduate Satisfaction and the President’s Academic Gold Award for Quality of Learning Experience.
  • The Massage Therapy program offers strong clinical components through on-site labs, clinics, and off-site placements. At Centennial College’s Morningside Campus, you obtain hands-on practice within modern clinical spaces where you meet patients who experience injuries, dysfunction and disease. Your responsibility is to offer assessment and treatment under the supervision of experienced RMT faculty members to help improve patients’ physical ability and quality of life.
  • Graduates are eligible to write the registration examinations administered by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) to obtain the Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) designation.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Registered Massage Therapist
  • Sport Registered Massage Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Registered Massage Therapist

Areas of Employment

  • Health and fitness facilities
  • Self-employment practice
  • Interprofessional health care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Sports rehabilitation clinics
  • Health spas
  • Hotels

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