SCC Therapeutic Massage Grads Experience Healthy Careers
The Therapeutic Massage 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 include hospitals/rehabilitation
centers, health departments, home health, medical offices,
nursing homes, spas/health/sports clubs, and private
practice. Graduates may be eligible to take the Massage
and Bodywork Licensing Exam or the National Certification
for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
The North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork
Therapy may deny a license to practice massage and
bodywork therapy if an applicant has a criminal record or
there is other evidence that indicates the applicant lacks
good moral character.
Program Coordinator, Associate Professor
116 Meyer Hall