Course Description

Become a Massage Therapist

The massage therapy program in Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School, the new name of Florida Medical College, has been offered since 2013. Our client centered program revolves around training and also includes massage practicum, hydrotherapy, spa techniques, and mechanics of body movements. In our massage therapy program we also include the most common topics: pathologies and diseases, sport massage, massage law, business practices, and the most current allied modalities.

Students enrolled in Associate Degree Massage Therapy program have the opportunity to observe, assist, learn, and perform massage services with emphasis on the transition from student to professional while preparing them for the state Board and National Certification Examination for licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Course Description

Massage Therapist Degree

Graduates in massage therapy have been prepared to work with clients from different groups of ages, helping them to reduce pain and manage chronic pain. They also aid others in dealing with injury, musculoskeletal disorders, disability in mobility, and even offer services to individuals  looking for stress management, lymphatic drainage post surgical treatment or any intervention and injury prevention strategies. Graduates have the opportunity to specialize in other aesthetic procedures related to body treatment to prepare them to perform services in aesthetic practice, such as radiofrequency, cavitation, body wrap and others. We also provide our students with the knowledge and techniques to help with  problems such as neck and back sciatic pain, stress reduction and muscle spams, combining the oriental modalities with the western and allied modalities.

Enroll in the Program

Classes are offered in English and Spanish from Monday to Saturday. English classes are from 9am to 5 pm and Spanish is from 6pm to 10 pm. Classes on weekends are from 8am to 6 pm. Enrollment is accepted a week before planning to start. A prerequisite for enrolling in our program, being at least 18 years old with a high school diploma is necessary. We accept students from other schools and their previous credit presentations. Our students can also apply for the skin care program to obtain a facial specialist license if they wish to become an aesthetic massage therapist, and they can also enroll in the body wrap course to register such licenses in the State of Florida and graduate as a true specialist in body aesthetic treatments.

Apply for License in Florida

At the end of the course graduates apply for the licensed Board exam through the Federation of State of Massage Therapy Boards who govern and administer the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEX). In compliance with the FSMTB and the Program approved by the Board of Massage of Florida, students will receive all the education and training necessary in all subject areas of the MBLEx Content Outline from an approved massage therapy education program. To enroll online click on the following link.

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