The purpose of the Massage Therapy program is to prepare a student for employment as a Florida Licensed Massage Therapist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a State of Florida Massage Therapist license.  

HOURS

750, approximately one year (38 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $3,372, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $19,770 to $64,710*

*Based on local industry information.

 

PROUD SUPPORTERS OF OUR PROGRAM

  • MVP Athletic Club
  • Hands of Grace Massage & Wellness Center
  • Yoder Chiropractic
  • Massage Envy Ocala

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Massage Therapy Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Basic Massage Theory and History
  • Business
  • Theory and Practice of Hydrotherapy
  • Florida Rules and Laws
  • Professional Ethics

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

State of Florida Massage Therapist License

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Chiropractor
  • Medical Office
  • Physical Therapy Practice
  • Hotels
  • Resorts
  • Spas
  • Entrepreneur

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how Marion Technical College prepares students for the grooming and salon services industry.

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STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • AND/OR INTERVIEW WITH INSTRUCTOR
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

FRANCES KELCHNER

Instructor

16 years as a Paramedic, MTC Alumni, MT Licensed Since 2014, Instructor Since 2000 – CPR, Criminal Justice, Massage Therapy.

DEBORAH GOLDBEN

Instructor

Experience Office Manager and Marketer, Licensed Since 2014, Instructor at MTC Since 2019.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $3,372, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

N/A