Massage Therapy

FORT PIERCE CAMPUS

Class Begins  March 13, 2017 – September 1, 2017!
DON’T DELAY! Call the Fort Pierce Campus now at 772-882-4218

Financial Funding Available! No Interest Payment Plans!

Ask for Karen who will provide you with more information on the Massage Therapy Program or fill out the Contact Information Form and one of our staff will contact you shortly.

back massageAt Paramount Training and Massage, our mission is to provide healthcare education programs in an environment committed to the highest level of learning.

Our experienced team of educators are dedicated to the success of every student! Our goal is to guide students in becoming skilled and professionally trained massage therapists ready to enter the massage therapy field!

Our students are continuously prepared and evaluated throughout the course to sit for MBLEx, the National Exam which leads to Florida State Massage Therapy licensing.

Description

man massaging side trunk musclesOur 501 Hour Massage Therapy Program can be completed over a six-month period. Our classes offer the student diverse and in-depth coursework in a variety of massage techniques, body mechanics, sciences, pathologies, communication skills, business, laws and ethics in order to prepare the student for massage therapy licensing and employment.

Our day classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8:30am until 2:30pm. In addition to instructor led massage theory and practice courses, advanced students will have an opportunity to work with the general public in our Student Massage Clinic. Upon graduation, we offer a Teaching Assistant Program to those students that qualify.

A Career in Massage Therapy!

Reported by the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics to be one of the fastest growing professions, massage therapy has a projected growth rate of 22% (2014 – 2024).

There are many employment opportunities for Massage Therapists locally and around the world!
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Massage Therapy positions can be found in resort and hotel spas, clinics, physicians’ offices, cruise ships, and fitness centers. Some massage therapists have their own businesses traveling to clients’ homes or offices in order to provide therapeutic massage.

Contact Information Form

For more information or to receive a student information packet about an exciting new career in massage therapy, call Paramount Training Center and Massage at 772-882-4218 or leave your name and number below. One of our staff will contact you shortly.

Massage Therapy Program Requirements and Fees

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a HS Diploma or GED
  • Pass a Level II Background Check
  • Pass an Entry Exam
  • Fill out a personal Health History Form
  • Must be comfortable giving and receiving massage and working with others

 

TUITION (501 HOURS) $6,290

PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE. An initial application fee and small deposit is required to be eligible for a payment plan. Please let us know how we can help with a payment plan that works for you. Please speak with one of our staff about payment options.

*Tuition assistance may be available through outside community organizations.

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MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

MT 101: Massage Therapy Theory and History

Clock Hours: 100

This course presents an introduction to the massage therapy profession, history and theory. Effective and appropriate skills will be taught and practiced in class which will include health history intakes, client communication, draping techniques and body mechanics. Basic medical terminology and directional terms will be practiced and built upon as the program progresses.

MT 102: Massage Therapy Practice

Clock Hours: 125

This course will further integrate the principles and practices covered during MT101. Students will learn the application of Swedish Massage techniques which will lead to a one-hour full body massage session. Students will have ample opportunity to practice on each other in class under the direct supervision of the instructor before moving into the “Student Clinic”. Student Clinic introduces the student to the experience of working with the general public in a massage clinic with the support and direction of the instructor. Students will learn the skills of creating, opening and operating a massage clinic.

MT 103: Anatomy and Physiology

Clock Hours: 150

This course is designed to provide the student with an overall understanding of human anatomy/physiology, kinesiology and pathologies. This informative class builds upon the medical terminology already learned. An in-depth study of the musculoskeletal system and other systems of the body such as cells, the integumentary system, circulatory, endocrine, nervous, lymph, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems will be discussed. The focus of the material is to address the information needed for massage therapists.

MT 104: Hydrotherapy

Clock Hours: 15

This course offers practical experience in the use of cold, heat and hydrotherapies. Applications of physical agent modalities are practiced with emphasis on proper technique, safety, indications and contraindications. An overview of Spa treatments will be covered.

MT 105: Florida Massage Law

Clock Hours: 10

The history and requirements of the Florida Massage Practice Act (Chapter 480 of the Florida Statutes) are discussed to familiarize students with the laws governing the practice of massage in the State of Florida.

MT 106: Business

Clock Hours: 15

This course presents business skills for the massage therapists. Students will learn interviewing techniques, resume writing, communication, marketing and promotion, employee vs. contractor guideline and how to start their own business.

MT 107: Allied Modalities

Clock Hours: 76

This course presents an overview of various modalities which are incorporated into your massage therapy sessions. Topics presented include the theory and practice of Mind/Body Therapies, Eastern Massage, Medical Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Reflexology.

MT 108: Ethics

Clock Hours: 4

Topics include the importance of personal and professional ethics in the field of massage therapy and the standards of professional practice. Students will learn to recognize and effectively address various scenarios which may occur in a massage therapy session.

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