Massage Therapists are trained to manipulate muscles, relieve pain and stress, rehabilitate injuries, and assist in the overall wellbeing of clients. Certified therapists travel with professional sports teams, work in spas, physical therapy practices, chiropractic offices, and private practices.
Massage therapy is a rapidly growing field with employment opportunities across the region and country. Sheridan College’s Massage Therapy program will give you the therapeutic skills and knowledge of the human body to succeed as a professional massage therapist.
Available as an Associate of Applied Science and Certificate of Completion degree options, in addition to a new accelerated 6-month certificate (mostly online) for health care professionals and those with other degrees. Massage Therapy students at Sheridan College experience small class sizes, excellent student-to-instructor ratios and opportunities to practice.
Sheridan College’s on-campus Massage Therapy room and off-campus student clinical rotations provide you with diverse settings and learning environments. Many students have been offered jobs as a result of their clinical rotations.
The Massage Therapy program curriculum is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges. Graduates may choose to sit for the MBLEX exam.
Why Sheridan College?
- Our Massage Therapy program is nationally accredited and features hands-on, clinical practice in a variety of settings on- and off-campus.
- Sheridan College offers the only Massage Therapy program at a Wyoming community college.
- Sheridan College is a member of the American Massage Therapy Council of Schools.
Demand is high for Massage Therapists across the United States. Businesses across the state and country contact our program director each year to hire our Massage Therapy graduates. With an array of options for employment, Massage Therapists are able to pursue work in a variety of locations and settings. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 26% job growth for licensed massage therapists, with an estimated 42,100 new jobs available from 2016-2026.
Faculty and Community
Sheridan College’s has some of the most experienced and dedicated Massage Therapy instructors in the area. They will help you understand each aspect of the industry and train you to succeed and thrive as a certified professional.
Our faculty members have strong partnerships with medical offices, rehab centers, spas, hospitals, and more to give you unique learning opportunities through internships, clinical rotations, and jobs.
Sheridan College’s Massage Therapy program is geared to meet the needs of the industry both locally and nationally. That’s why we offer a six-month accelerated program designed for health science professionals who have already earned a degree. This program is mostly online for ease and speed of completion for professionals who already have a skill set in health sciences.
Careers and Opportunities
Sheridan College’s Massage Therapy program closely follows industry standards and guidelines to ensure you are gaining the skills you need to work as a professional Massage Therapist. Our graduates have found employment in spas, medial settings, rehab centers, and more. Most, but not all states require a license to practice. You can become a licensed Massage Therapist by sitting for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).
Our graduates work in a professional setting such as:
- Professional Athletes and Teams
- Physical Therapy Clinics
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Chiropractic Clinics
- Private Practices
- Local Clinics
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