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Career Area: Health Sciences
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-537-1
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
Credit Program
Person receiving professional massage

Therapeutic Massage (short-term) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Certified Massage Therapist
Massage Practitioner
Massage Therapist

Average Median Wage


Therapeutic Massage (short-term) Programs

The Therapeutic Massage program offers an entry-level training program for students interested in pursuing a professional career in massage therapy, or for health care providers looking to enhance their range of clinical skills and knowledge. There is a wide range of career opportunities available in this rapidly expanding field. During this training, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the human body and a high degree of technical skill, with an emphasis on personal and professional development, increased self-awareness and sensitivity. Graduates enjoy the benefits of being of service to others and having work that is meaningful.

Shared programs expand access to programs that are in high demand both by students and employers. It involves two or more colleges entering into a formal agreement, which identifies the program components that will be offered at the individual colleges. In some cases students may be asked to attend a college outside of their current district to fulfill the program