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Fullerton College

Therapeutic & Sports Massage Therapist Program

Effective Fall Semester 2010

Mission Statement

The mission of Fullerton College School of Massage is to provide career training in Therapeutic & Sport Massage.  The department has a commitment to holistic education and the training is designed to provide a safe space in which to integrate the body, mind, heart and spirit.  Our intention is;

 

          To prepare students with the technical, business, professional and customer service skills required to succeed in the field of Therapeutic and Sports Massage.

          To cultivate the compassionate, therapeutic and healing aspects of touch.

          To make a positive difference in the quality of life for everyone who participates with us.

 

About The Program

The Fullerton College Therapeutic & Sports Massage program is WASC (Western Association of Schools & Colleges) certified.  The program provides a thorough and broad-based entry-level education for those who want a program that supports integration of personal and professional development.


Level I Therapeutic & Sports Massage Therapist Certificate

 The Level I Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapist Certificate requires a total of 30 units totaling 600 hours.  This program is designed to prepare students with the necessary entry level professional skills for employment in the field of massage therapy.

▫ WELL 110 F Pathology: The Massage Connection (3)*  

▫ WELL 230 F The Body-Mind Connection (3)*

▫ WELL 232 F Introduction to Massage (4)*                          

▫ WELL 233 F Intermediate Massage (3)*

 ▫ WELL 234 F Advanced Massage (3)*                                  

 ▫ WELL 236 F Sports Massage (3)*

 ▫ WELL 238 F Massage & Bodywork Lab (2)*                        

▫ BIOL 102 F / 102 LF Human Biology & Lab (4)         

▫ WELL 239 F Internship Massage & Bodywork (1-4) 2 Required*

▫ WELL 265 F Kinesiology (3)

 

Level II Therapeutic & Sports Massage Therapist Certificate

 The Level II Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapist Certificate requires a total of 10 required units and 10 units from restricted electives totaling 20 units (400 hours).  The two certificates together equal 1000 hours.

Required Courses (10 Units)

▫ BUS 180 F Small Business Management (3)                        

▫ NUTR 210 F Human Nutrition (3)

▫ WELL 239 F Internship Massage & Bodywork (1-4) 1 Required*

▫ PE 236 F Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries (3)

Restrictive Electives (10 Units)

▫ ANTH 102 F Cultural Anthropology (3)                                 

▫ PE 102 F Yoga (1)

▫ PE 223 F Pilates Mat I (1)                                                          

▫ PE 224 F Pilates Mat II (1)

▫ PE 270 F Diet & Exercise for Athletes (3)                             

▫ PE 229 F Pilates Clinic (2) 

 ▫ WELL 119 F Applied Biomechanics (2)                                

▫ WELL 238 F Massage & Bodywork Lab (2)*            

▫ WELL 239 F Internship Massage & Bodywork (1-4)


* Courses must be taken at Fullerton College.

Note:  All courses must be completed with a “C” or better.

Note:  Students must present current CPR and First Aid cards to receive certificate.

 

Program Instructors

Connie Carroll:  MS, MA, HHP, LMT, And Program Director                  Loretta Gallagher: HHP, MT, BS

Dr. Michael Kelley: DC, PhD Biomechanics                                               Monica Soukair: LMT, HHP

Alba Tucker: LMT                                                                                                Cathy Underwood: MT, BS

 

Attention:  The Fullerton College Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapist Program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is on the list of schools approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) .

Contact Connie Carroll or Alba Tucker by email or phone:      714-992-7474

Massage and Bodywork appointment phone:                        714-992-7138

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