Become a Massage Therapist

Graduates in massage therapy have been prepared to work with clients from different groups of ages, helping them to reduce pain and manage chronic pain. They also aid others in dealing with injury, musculoskeletal disorders, disability in mobility, and even offer services to individuals  looking for stress management, lymphatic drainage post surgical treatment or any intervention and injury prevention strategies.

Massage Therapy AS

The massage therapy program in Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School, the new name of Florida Medical College, has been offered since 2013. Our client centered program revolves around training and also includes massage practicum, hydrotherapy, spa techniques, and mechanics of body movements.
The massage therapy program include topics like: pathologies and diseases, sport massage, massage law, business practices, and the most current allied modalities.

Course Outline

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Students enrolled in Associate Degree Massage Therapy program have the opportunity to observe, assist, learn, and perform massage services with emphasis on the transition from student to professional while preparing them for the state Board and National Certification Examination for licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Massage Therapy Degree Overview

Graduates have the opportunity to specialize in other aesthetic procedures related to body treatment to prepare them to perform services in aesthetic practice, such as radiofrequency, cavitation, body wrap and others. We also provide our students with the knowledge and techniques to help with  problems such as neck and back sciatic pain, stress reduction and muscle spams, combining the oriental modalities with the western and allied modalities.

Enroll in the Massage Therapy Degree Courses

Classes are offered in English and Spanish from Monday to Saturday. English classes are from 9am to 5 pm and Spanish is from 6pm to 10 pm. Classes on weekends are from 8am to 6 pm. 

Enrollment is accepted a week before planning to start. A prerequisite for enrolling in our program, being at least 18 years old with a high school diploma is necessary. We accept students from other schools with their previous credit transcripts.

Our students can also apply for the skin care program to obtain a facial specialist license if they wish to become a dual licensed aesthetic massage therapist, and they can also enroll in the body wrap course to register such licenses in the State of Florida and graduate as a true specialist in body aesthetic treatments.

Massage Therapy Courses and Licensing Requirements

At the end of the course graduates apply for the licensed Board exam through the Federation of State of Massage Therapy Boards who govern and administer the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEX).

In compliance with the FSMTB and the Program approved by the Board of Massage of Florida, students will receive all the education and training necessary in all subject areas of the MBLEx Content Outline from an approved massage therapy education program.

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Where to work as a Massage Therapist

Graduates from Florida Medical & Asthetic International School have the opportunities to work in

  • Medical spas
  • Dermatology offices
  • Beauty and spa salon
  • Open your own Spa

This are the most common area where the Massage specialist works, but some of our graduates create their own business because we prepare them in business administration and in Florida regulations and law.

Massage therapist professional can work anywhere where therapeutic service are offered, even in medical clinics as part of the client’s rehabilitation process.