Clinical Sports Massage

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 66
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The AAS in Clinical Sports Massage builds upon
the existing Certificate Program. Students are
trained in specific Clinical Sports Massage
techniques and pathologies. Upon completion of
the 1500 hour program, students will be eligible
to apply for National Certification for Advanced
Practice (NCAP).
Massage therapists manipulate soft tissue
structures of the body to prevent and alleviate
pain, using techniques such as Swedish Massage,
Reflexology, Sports Massage, Neuromuscular
Therapy, Myofascial Release, Lymphatic Drainage,
and PNF and AIS stretching techniques, and
Travel Trigger Point Therapy. Graduates of the
Clinical Sports Massage program perform all of
the skills in the certificate program and learn to
perform thorough patient assessments and
develop care plans based on assessments.
Students implement care plans utilizing carefully
selected techniques for the given disorders
including recommended exercises for the client.

Program Locations

  • Saint Paul College 55102

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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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600 TTY: (651) 846-1548