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.


Therapeutic & Sports Massage Therapist Certificate

 The Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapist Certificate requires a total of 30 units totaling 612 hours.  This program is designed to prepare students with the necessary entry level professional skills for employment in the field of massage therapy.


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

▫ 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)*               

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

▫ WELL 265 F Kinesiology (3)


* 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, Program Director            

Brian Arakaki: PT, ATP, CMT, NCTMB

Dr. Michael Kelley: DC, PhD Biomechanics                            

Stefanie Sabounchian: AAR, ARCB

Monica Soukair: LMT, HHP                                                       

Cathy Underwood: MT, BS

James Wiley MPAS, PA-C, LMT


For course information;   Website: http://massage.fullcoll.edu/

or Telephone: (714) 808-4950