TMCC's massage program is different because it provides a tremendous amount of hands-on instruction by local top therapists. When I completed this program, I had developed above-average skills that help me every day in attaining business success.
Robyn Griffith, owner, Revive Massage
Make TMCC Your Preferred Massage Therapy School
Your compassion drives your lifestyle, so a career in which you help others is a necessity. TMCC's Massage Therapy Entrepreneurship degree, based in Reno, Nevada, gives you an advantage by combining comprehensive massage therapy instruction with business classes to help you excel as a massage therapist.
Graduates of TMCC's Massage Training Program have scored higher on average than their counterparts across the state and the nation, according to the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork's Bi-annual School Pass Rate Report.
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What do you want to do when you become a Nevada licensed massage therapist (LMT)? Own your own business? Work for spas, resorts or healthcare facilities? Are you eligible for financial aid? Choose from multiple pathways to find the one that best suits your needs.
Massage Therapy Certificate of Achievement
Gain all the skills you need to become a skilled LMT, plus take three courses of general education. The advantages of this program are:
- It can be completed in as little as three semesters and meets all state requirements to prepare you for the national exam and licensure.
- It is eligible for financial aid.
- You’ll take three courses of general education to broaden your education.
- It’s stackable: if you want to earn your degree in the future, these classes will count toward your associate of applied science degree.
AAS Degree, Massage Therapy Entrepreneurship
Pair your comprehensive massage instruction with business entrepreneurship classes to excel as a successful self-employed practitioner. This degree’s advantages are:
- It can be completed in as little as two years and meets all state requirements to prepare you for the national exam and licensure.
- It is eligible for financial aid.
- It gives you real world business experience to help you become more successful on your own.
- You will come out of your training with a college degree that can open doors the rest of your life.
Massage Therapy Career Certification
Receive the training you need to give an effective therapeutic massage and be prepared for the national exam and state licensure. This certification—not eligible for federal financial aid—can be completed in two semesters or more. Underemployed or unemployed? This certificate qualifies for ETPL funding through JobConnect and the Community Services Agency (CSA).
Licensed Massage Therapist CEUs
Enjoy affordable, convenient classes taught by veteran therapists and get valuable hands-on experience in an array of modalities.
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Requirements for TMCC’s Massage Therapy Programs
Massage Therapy Entrepreneurship Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree
View a detailed overview and complete program requirements in TMCC's College Catalog:
|Courses and Semester(s) Offered||Credits||Massage Career Certification||Massage Therapy Certificate of Achievement||Massage Therapy Entrepreneurship Degree|
|MASG 101: Introduction to Massage Training, Spring and Fall||.5||X|
|MASG 106: Meridians of Oriental Medicine, Spring and Fall||1|
|MASG 107: Massage Mechanics and Positioning, Spring and Fall||1||X|
|MASG 113: Reflexology, Spring||.5|
|MASG 117: Aromatherapy for Massage, Fall||.5|
|MASG 118: Facilitated Stretching and Muscle Energy Techniques, Spring and Fall||1|
|MASG 119: Chair Massage, Spring||.5|
|MASG 125: Reiki, Spring||.5|
|MASG 129: Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy, Spring and Fall||1||X||X||X|
|MASG 130: Sports and Athletic Massage, Spring and Fall||1||X||X||X|
|MASG 132: Hot Stone Massage, Fall||1|
|MASG 135: Myofascial Release, Spring and Fall||1|
|MASG 137: Osteo Symmetry, Spring||1|
|MASG 140: Prenatal Massage, Spring||1|
|MASG 142: Geriatric Massage, Fall||1|
|MASG 149: Medical Terminology for Massage Professionals, Spring and Fall||1||X||X||X|
|MASG 201: Fundamentals of Professional Massage, Spring and Fall||4||X||X||X|
|MASG 202: Anatomy and Physiology I for Massage and Fitness Professionals, Spring and Fall||4||X||X||X|
|MASG 203: Pathology for Massage Professionals, Spring and Fall||3||X||X||X|
|MASG 205: Kinesiology for Massage and Fitness Professionals, Spring and Fall||3||X||X||X|
|MASG 208: Anatomy and Physiology II for Massage and Fitness Professionals, Spring and Fall||4||X||X||X|
|MASG 210: Massage Clinic, Spring and Fall||4||X||X||X|
|MASG 216: Ethics for Massage Professionals, Spring and Fall||.5||X||X||X|
|MASG 221: Massage Exam Practice and Licensure Process, Spring and Fall||.5||X|
|MASG 224: Trigger Point Therapy, Spring||1|
|Required MASG Elective Credits (any non-required MASG course can be used as an elective)||5||7||4.5|
|ENT 200: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship||3||X|
|ENT 230: Financing Your Small Business Venture||3||X|
|ENT 240: Marketing for Small Business, Spring and Fall||3||X
|ENT 280: Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development, Spring and Fall||3||X|
|Communications, 3 Credits for Cert and 6 Credits for Degree, Spring and Fall||3/6||X||X|
|Mathematics, Spring and Fall||3||X||X|
|Human Relations, Spring and Fall||3||X||X|
|Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science, Spring and Fall||3||X|
|Diversity, (Can double dip so not an extra class), Spring and Fall||(3)||X|
|U.S. and Nevada Constitutions, Spring and Fall||3||X|
If you have questions about the program, please contact us.