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Massage Therapy

Algonquin College

36 months
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4552 CAD/year
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About

This three-year Ontario Massage Therapy Diploma program graduates students at Algonquin College with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide safe, effective and ethical care at the entry-level of practice within the massage therapy profession.

Overview

Massage Therapy Students at Algonquin College develop specialized knowledge, skills and judgment in conducting a systematic client assessment, formulating a comprehensive and clinical impression, developing a specific treatment plan, performing safe, competent, and comprehensive massage therapy and evaluating outcomes. 

Learning outcomes

Major emphasis is placed on the development of effective interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking, empathic responses and decision making. Students learn how to meet legal and ethical obligations according to legislative and profession-specific guidelines. Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, massage theory, communication, entrepreneurial and professional skills are also emphasized. The program`s foundation is based on the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics identified by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). Graduates sit the provincial certification examinations set by the CMTO.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Communications
  • Massage Theory
  • Foundations of Wellness

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.
  • Biology, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade 65% or higher; OR
  • Chemistry, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher; OR
  • Science, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher; OR
  • Introductory Kinesiology, Grade 11 or 12 (PSK4U or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.
  • International applicants who meet the program eligibility requirements are required to complete preparatory courses (4-months in duration): Introduction to Canadian Health Studies (ICHS). Students who successfully complete the introduction will then proceed to their original health program of choice. The ICHS requires applicants to submit an academic IELTS score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4552 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2276 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    4552 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2276 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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