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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A growing consumer population is learning the benefits of massage therapy as a means of supporting health and wellbeing. Additionally, recent research findings and a greater acceptance of massage by the medical community have resulted in growth in this field. A wide variety of specialty areas and diverse career options exist in massage therapy. Individuals can earn an AAS degree by completing the 67 credit programs which includes Eastern massage theory and techniques, along with an opportunity to specialize in one of three massage specialty areas including orthopedics massage, infant massage or geriatric massage.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

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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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691