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Massage Therapy, Diploma

Prepare to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) with an applied credential that is academically recognized by the B.C. post-secondary system. Massage Therapy is a regulated profession by the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.

Applications are currently closed for this program.

massage therapy instructor showing manual technique on student client to two student practitioners watching out of frame

Program at a glance

Credential

Diploma

Work experience

Clinical/fieldwork placement

Study options

Full-time

Open to International

Yes

Area of study

Sport & Exercise

Length

2 years or 6 terms

Information Sessions

The Centre for Sport & Exercise Education information sessions are a great way to learn more about our programs and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.
Info Sessions

Prepare to become an independent, successful and professional massage therapy practitioner

Start in September

Gain advanced knowledge and practical application of the skills necessary to provide safe, effective and ethical massage therapy that meets the 听entry-to-practice standards.听

Emah Christiansen guiding for technique in Massage Lab

Is Massage Therapy right for you?

The听Diploma in Massage Therapy听is an intensive, cohort-based program.听Students will learn to apply principles of physical, health, and social sciences as they relate to massage therapy in the classroom, simulated environments, and through clinical placements in the community.听If you are听caring and compassionate with a desire to help others, Massage Therapy could be your path to an exciting and fulfilling career.

Hands-on learning

You'll have the opportunity to develop and refine your massage knowledge and techniques through classroom and lab learning along with clinical placements in our on-campus clinics and opportunities in the community.

Massage Therapy Clinic

As part of the Diploma in Massage Therapy, you will have the opportunity to work at 管家婆彩图鈥檚 on-campus clinics offering both a state of the art applied learning environment for 管家婆彩图 students, and exemplary services to its clientele.

The 管家婆彩图 advantage

管家婆彩图's Massage Therapy program will provide you with an applied credential that meets industry standards set by the CMTBC and is academically recognized by the B.C. Post-Secondary system. As a 管家婆彩图 student, you'll receive many benefits including: access to financial aid, awards and bursaries; transit U-Pass; extended health/dental plan; Fitness & Recreation membership; academic support and听other student services.

After graduation

Upon graduation, you'll be eligible to take the registration examination as set by the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC) to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT).

Graduates who attain a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) designation are eligible to take the exam to obtain the Certified Sport Massage Therapist designation through the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA).

Career opportunities

Graduates who successfully pass the CMTBC's registration examination and complete all registration requirements are able to practice as a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) in the province of British Columbia. RMTs find employment opportunities within the following areas:

  • Massage therapy clinics
  • Private practices
  • Chiropractic, athletic therapy and physiotherapy multi-disciplinary clinics
  • Elite athletic teams
  • Wellness centres
  • Spa resorts

What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in听.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Program outline

What to expect

The Diploma in Massage Therapy is a two-year cohort-based program which starts each September and is delivered over six consecutive 14-week terms. This program is part of the Centre for Sport & Exercise Education and is located on the Interurban Campus. Clinic placements听 may take place at either our Interurban or Lansdowne campus clinic.

You will learn to apply principles of physical, health and social sciences as they relate to massage therapy in the classroom, simulated environments and through clinical placements in our on-campus Massage Therapy clinics and in the community.

Year 1

You'll cover the basics of anatomy, physiology, pathology and neurology. You will build practical skills, assessment techniques and manual applications and complete your first clinical placement during term 3.

Year 2

You'll learn about systemic treatment methods, medications, nutrition and self-care while developing your business management and research skills. You will also complete clinical placements each term and finish your program at the end of August in term 6.听

A rewarding career

Massage Therapists in BC听* of听$62,568听depending on employer and seniority.

*2021 Job Bank Wage Rate Data

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2024, to August 31, 2025

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Massage Therapy, Diploma

$35,885 (domestic)
$86,424 (international)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

For International students visit: International Tuition & Fees.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to:听Student Fees.

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

Financial Aid & Awards

Curriculum & courses

Admission requirements

One of:

  • C in English 12
  • C in English 12 管家婆彩图 Alternative听听
  • IELTS 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL 90 (no band听below 21)

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar: Loading...

Applications are currently closed听for this program.

Missing admission requirements?

You may be able to take an assessment or upgrade with us.

Need help applying?

Find out more on How to Apply or speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Program participation requirements

Some courses in this program will require math as a pre-requisite (e.g. 鈥淐鈥 in Pre-calculus 11, Foundations of Math 11, MATH 077, or MATH 073; or 鈥淐+鈥 in MATH 075, or MATH 072). Students may enter this program without Math, but must complete one of the Math courses listed above or successfully complete 管家婆彩图鈥檚 Math assessment.

Contact us

If you have admissions questions contact us today!

If you have questions about what you can expect to learn in your Massage Therapy classes contact听sported@camosun.ca.

Faculty

管家婆彩图 is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys.

Please see our continuing Massage Therapy faculty below. For a full list of our faculty, please visit our CSEE contact page.

Faculty/staff profile

Noreen Ortilla Instructor, Athletic & Exercise Therapy

Noreen Ortilla

Program Leader, Massage Therapy; Instructor AET & MASS

ortillan@camosun.ca
250-370-4717
PISE 306L

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Stesha Amos

Clinical Instructor

250-370-4747
LACC 123

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Celene Hill

Clinical Instructor

250-370-4747
LACC 123

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An image of Clinical Instructor, Colleen Liang

Colleen Liang

Clinical Instructor

250-370-4747
LACC 123

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Jennifer Nielsen

Clinical Instructor

nielsenj@camosun.ca
250-370-4747
LACC 123

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Upma Rai

Clinical Instructor

raiu@camosun.ca
250-370-4747
LACC 123

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Eden Sandhals

Clinical Instructor (Term)

250-370-4747
LACC 123

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Shay Saulsgiver

Clinical Instructor

250-370-4747
LACC 123

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Ashleigh Slobodan

Clinical Instructor

250-370-4747

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Jennifer Willson

On leave

two massage therapy students standing and smiling with instructor in a classroom lab at the interurban campus

Learn more

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.听

Contact information

Centre for Sport and Exercise Education

Campus location

Pacific Institute for Sport Education Building (PISE) 306

Location link

Interurban campus

250-370-4700

sported@camosun.ca


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