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Advanced Massage Therapy

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage. A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in Western (Swedish) massage; sports massage; myotherapy/trigger point massage; myofascial release; deep tissue massage; cranio-sacral therapy; reflexology; massage safety and emergency management; client counseling; practice management; applicable regulations; and professional standards and ethics.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Massage Therapists

  • Median wage: $22.96/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529