Massage Therapy Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

Massage Therapy - Associate in Applied Science Degree (027B) and Certificate (027A)

First Year

Massage Therapy Certificate (027A) is the first year of the program

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MT 101 Therapeutic Massage I 5
MT 102 Body Structure and Function I 4
MT 160 Movement and Massage 5
MT 190 Clinical Practicum I 1
Total Semester Credits:

 15 

First Year

Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MT 201 Therapeutic Massage II 5
MT 202 Body Structure and Function II 4
MT 203 Complimentary Techniques 5
MT 210 Intro to NMT 1.5
MT 270 Clinical Practicum II 1
Total Semester Credits:

 16.5

First Year

Summer Session
Course Number Course Description Credits
MT 200 Business Practices in Massage Therapy 3
MT 220 Pathology for the Massage Therapist 2
MT 280 Clinical Practicum III 1
Total Semester Credits:

Second Year

Required for AAS (027B)* degree completion

Required for AAS (027B)* degree completion

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ENG 101 Rhetoric and Composition I 3
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
MKT 228 Social Media Tool 3
HES 152 First Aid-Medical Self-Help 2
HES 141

HES 145

 Yoga I OR

Tai Chi

1
Total Semester Credits: 12

Required for AAS (027B)* degree completion

Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
SPCH 155 Interpersonal Communications 3
SOC 153 Introductory Sociology 3
Approved MT Electives 6
Total Semester Credits: 12