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2007-2008
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)

9 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
Either BIO-115 or BIO-180 and BIO-181 sequence are prerequisites for MAS-110.
MAS-101

1

Introduction to Massage Must take prior to MAS-110
Students must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in MAS-101.
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology This course is a prerequisite for MAS-110. This course is offered every semester, including summer.
Total: 9

Second Semester―Fall (Begin Program)
13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
REC-101

3

Recreation and Wellness Professions This course is offered every semester, including summer.
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
PEH-171

3

Healthy Lifestyle and You This course is offered every semester, including summer.
Total: 13

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   
REC-201

3

Applied Leadership Essentials   
Total: 15

Fourth Semester―Summer
2 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MAS-120

2

Massage Lab Practicum To make an appointment at the Student Massage Clinic, please phone (708) 608-4460. This course is offered every semester, including summer.
Total: 2

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: B163
(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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