Two-Year Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma Curriculum at MaKami College

Advanced Registered Massage Therapy Diploma Curriculum

MaKami College is the only licensed massage therapy school in Alberta, Canada to offer a 3,000-hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy program and interactive iPad-based curriculum. In this program, you will gain valuable knowledge and open up many different career opportunities as a massage therapist. Find out more!

Year 1 of 2: First Year Massage Therapy Curriculum Outline

In the first year, you will be exposed to supervised, on-site hands-on training, theory-based massage therapy classes, and a two-week work experience placement with major employers in Calgary and Edmonton, AB. This curriculum is designed to help kick-start your career as a registered massage therapist.

First Year Massage Therapy Curriculum Modules

  • Injury Prevention
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Osteology & Myology
  • Pathology
  • Massage Therapy as a Profession
  • Ethics & Communication
  • Business & Employment Preparation
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Lymphatic Massage
  • Prenatal Massage
  • Spa Techniques
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Orthopedic Assessment
  • Clinic (Supervised)
  • Outreach & Marketing (Supervised)
  • 2-week Practicum/Work Experience (Supervised by employer/not paid)

Year 2 of 2: Second Year Massage Therapy Curriculum Outline

In the second year, you will advance your learning about massage therapy through a more medical lens; focusing on sports massage and injury rehabilitation.

By expanding your experience to treatment and prevention of injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, professional sports athletes, medical rehabilitation and hospital illness and care, you will open more doors as a massage therapist.

Students are allowed to work as a Registered Massage Therapist as part of the course work placement, as long as it fits the course guidelines.

Second Year Massage Therapy Curriculum Modules

  • Orthopedic Assessment
  • Orthopedic Assessment Practicum
  • Advanced Pathology
  • Pharmacology for Massage Therapy
  • Advanced Neuromuscular Techniques
  • Advanced Neuromuscular Practicum
  • Massage Therapy for Patients with Illness & Client Care
  • Massage Therapy for Patients with Illness & Client Care Practicum
  • Advanced Myofascial Massage & Cupping Therapy Treatments
  • Advanced Myofascial Massage & Cupping Therapy Practicum
  • Myofascial Stretches
  • Orthopedic & Advanced Sports Massage
  • Advanced Sports Massage Practicum
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Fitness & Therapeutic Exercise
  • Fitness Instruction Practicum
  • Psychology of the Body
  • Outreach & Marketing
  • Work Experience in General Business Marketing Practicum
  • Clinic (Supervised by Employer)

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