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2005-2006
Massage Therapy
Certificate
Curriculum code 1249

General Information


Required Courses
(31 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester―Summer (Program Prerequisites)

8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-115
or
BIO-180
and
BIO-181

5

 

Anatomy and Physiology

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology   
Total: 8

Second Semester―Fall (Begin Program)
11 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
REC-101

3

Recreation and Wellness Professions   
MAS-101

1

Introduction to Massage   
MAS-110

4

Basic Swedish Massage Students must have a valid CPR/First Aid card at the time of enrollment in MAS-110 or take PEH-170 or a comparable course at another college with a C or higher.  
PEH-160

3

Fundamentals of Human Movement   
Total: 11

Third Semester―Spring
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MAS-112

4

Sports Massage   
MAS-114

4

Massage Modalities   
MAS-118

4

Business, Ethics and Documentation   
PEH-171

3

Healthy Lifestyle and You   
Total: 15

Fourth Semester―Summer
5 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MAS-120

2

Massage Lab Practicum   
REC-201

3

Applied Leadership Essentials   
Total: 5

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Program Coordinator
Bonnie Straton
Office: L287
(708) 608-4062
stratonb@morainevalley.edu
  

Department Chairperson
Sue Phelan
Office: L284
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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