Massage therapy helps millions of people cope with physical ailments, sore muscles, and emotional distress. If you have a gift for giving a wonderful massage, you may want to become a professional massage therapist. Training to become a massage therapist could be a great career opportunity and a way to truly help other people with your skill.
If this is a career that interest you, therapeutic massage program of study is a diploma program offered here at Tri-County Community College. The curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, friction and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness throughout the lifespan. Courses will include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic massage, ethical/legal issues, business practices, nutrition and psychology.
Employment opportunities in North Carolina may be found in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, health departments, home health, medical offices, nursing homes, spas, health and sports clubs, and private practice. Graduates may be eligible to take the National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
If you are interested in this educational program, contact Louise Loveland at (828) 835-4296 for more information on this exciting career field.
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