Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy Program is committed to providing our students with a high standard in massage therapy education. This will be accomplished by providing a good foundation in basic massage therapy knowledge, skills, and critical thinking, Through cooperative team efforts, our massage therapy students will be: successful in their licensure requirements; prepared for an entry level massage therapy position; adopt measures that ensure the safe practice of massage therapy; show sensitivity to cultural diversity; promote health habits that contribute to total wellness; and become lifelong learners.

Program Overview

The Massage Therapy program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order rea­soning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Health Science career cluster.

Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy

Employment Opportunities

  • Massage Therapist

What You'll Learn

  • Theory and practice of massage
  • Theory and practice of hydrotherapy, hygiene, practice demonstration, human anatomy and physiology
  • Legal aspects of massage practice
  • Allied Modalities
  • Leadership and human relations skills
  • Health and safety
  • CPR
  • Employability skills
Massage Therapy

Program Requirements

Massage Therapy · H120405 · 750 Hours

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse LengthSOC Code
AMSS0204Massage Therapy 137531-9099
BMSS0209Massage Therapy 237531-9011

Program Costs

$2,190.00Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 hours)
$339.84Bookstore Costs
$150.00Registration Fee ($75.00 per semester x 2)
$30.00Facility Usage Fee ($15.00 per semester x 2)
$520.00Lab Fee ($260.00 per semester x 2)
$567.00Miscellaneous Fees (First Semester Only)
$40.00Liability Insurance ($20.00 per semester x 2)
Total Costs $3,836.84

Program Instructors

Bridget Burke-Wammack
Ms. Bridget Burke-Wammack
Instructor, Health Education

Phone: 850-487-7557

Email: [email protected]

Occupational Advisory Committee

Cecile Baker
Jessica Duncan
St. Augustine Plantation
Wilson Enfinger
Capital Health Plan
Tia Floyd-Newman
Big Bend AHEC
Julie Jaekel
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Paula Jones
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Oretha Jones
Neighborhood Medical Center
Marc Moncrief
HomeInstead Senior Care
Gloria Neal
Digestive Disease Clinic
Audrey Noble
Daisy Perry
St. Augustine Plantation
Kira Matteson Rosen
Bonnie Strade
HomeInstead Senior Care
Brenda Thompson
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Tracy Tully
William Tully
William Tully
Jonathan Walker
University Chiropractic Center
Gini West
Big Bend Hospice