The mission of the Massage Therapy
Certificate Program at MVCC is to train entry-level massage therapists in the
intentional and systematic manipulation of the soft tissue of the body. Students
will receive a foundation in the art and science of Massage Therapy. Skills
included are the ability to facilitate relaxation, assist in rehabilitation and
contribute to the client's overall physical and emotional well-being.
Additionally, the program instills the code of professional ethics coupled with
a foundation of business management skills. Certificants are prepared and
eligible to sit for the exam to obtain Illinois Licensure and/or national
The Moraine Valley Community College Massage
Therapy Program operates within the guidelines of the Massage Licensing Act of
Illinois and Rules of Practice Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 225, Part 57.
Students will be required to submit to a criminal background check.