Upon completion of your second year of our Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Program, you will get an advanced certification that allows you to work as a licensed 2,200-hour massage therapist and provide health insurance claim receipts.
Our massage therapy program is 3,000 hours and is the most comprehensive, industry-leading program in Alberta.
This qualification is important when looking to find a job as a massage therapist or to open your own massage therapy practice.
The complete Advanced Registered Massage Therapy diploma program runs for two-years. Completion of the program can open the door to a wider variety of massage therapy career options upon graduation.
MaKami College offers plenty of hands-on massage therapy training taught by professional massage therapists, work experience opportunities and plenty of one-on-one attention within our student success centre. Our students say that having these resources helps them learn and we have a high course completion rate.
Yes. Please see the Program Curriculum tab for further information about the massage therapy courses and program.
This program is taught at both the Edmonton and Calgary campuses and there are online learning options available.
Definitely! We run weekday and weekend classes as well as online learning classes to help you fit your classes into your schedule. Talk to a student advisor to learn more about your flexible classroom work and online course work options.
Massage therapists looking to upgrade your 500 – 2,200 hours into a 3,000-hour diploma, you can apply to upgrade your massage therapy hours or for advanced credit. You may even qualify for some financial assistance. Contact us to find out more information.
Yes. We have several online learning options and offer a cutting-edge iPad-based curriculum.
Yes. MaKami College is currently the only Licensed Massage Therapy College in Alberta to provide a two-year, 3,000-hour diploma program in Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy.
Completion of the MaKami College Massage Therapy Program is recognized Alberta-wide, and in some cases nationally and internationally.
MaKami College maintains extremely high instructor qualification standards. Our faculty have extensive industry education and experience along with educational training and knowledge. Even our learning assistants are trained on site for many years in our educational training and expectations. All faculty are expected to take ongoing continuing education and training as a commitment to exceeding industry standards.
Your first year of study includes plenty of hands-on training and a two-week job shadow placement. Upon successful completion, this allows you to practice as a licensed massage therapist. Your second year of study gives you a total of 3,000 hours of training. During the second year students are able to work as massage therapist doing their paid practicum while finishing their program requirements, gaining valuable real-life experience prior to graduation. This training will allow you to write receipts for insurance and work in any type of clinical or spa setting.
Your courses will be taught in English. However, our iPad-based learning allows students to translate the course content to their preferred language for a more comprehensive learning experience.
We do have tutors and free ESL classes available for students who do not speak English as their first language and would like additional support.