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Massage Therapy

Available as a three-year program

Massage therapists provide safe, effective and ethical care, supporting the wellness of others through techniques that can help alleviate pain, reduce stress and promote relaxation. Through experiential learning, gain the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and evaluate safe and effective treatment plans for a range of clients with unique treatment goals.

  • Credential
    • Three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

  • Start Date

    September entry

  • Location
    • Belleville campus

Find your career

Prepare for a rewarding career working in a range of health and wellness industries:

  • Chiropractic offices
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Multidisciplinary health care organizations
  • Health clubs
  • Fitness centres
  • Athletics organizations
  • Tourism industry, including hotels and resorts
  • Spas
  • Private practice

In order to practise as a Massage Therapist in Ontario, graduates will be required to register with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). The registration process requires successful completion of professional certification examinations.

Experiential Learning

Gain the knowledge and hands-on skills for a rewarding career in the massage therapy profession during this comprehensive program that includes on-campus and clinical placements under the supervision of registered massage therapists.

  • Learn what is required to conduct a massage therapy practice within a legal, professional and ethical framework.
  • Gain experience developing, implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of a plan of care according to the client’s condition and treatment goals.
  • Acquire strategies for developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships to optimize clients’ health and wellness.
  • Explore business principles relevant to massage therapy practice, and learn how to communicate and collaborate effectively with clients, colleagues and member of an interprofessional team.

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