Make a difference as a Massage Therapist

Prepare for your new career as a Massage Therapist with the Massage Therapy diploma program at Robertson College.  Combining theory with practical training, this comprehensive program covers everything that Massage Therapists must know, fully preparing you for a career in physiotherapy clinics, spas, chiropractic practices, sports injury clinics, fitness centres and wellness centres.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • brandon
  • calgary

Program Highlights

The Robertson College Massage Therapy program provides research and evidence-informed education that goes beyond the standards in the key areas of anatomy, physiology, therapeutic techniques, and research.

  • Learn to properly assess client problems with an understanding of their specific issues
  • Be introduced to orthopedics and learn how to perform orthopedic physical assessments to assess gait and posture
  • Learn about the skeletal system, relevant ligaments, and the nerve supply of the upper and lower extremity so that you may have the proper foundation for professional practice
  • Be able to design and implement appropriate treatment plans and to evaluate progress
  • Gain an understanding of clinical massage treatments including how to treat postural dysfunctions, overuse injuries, neck and head conditions, systemic disorders and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Apply the theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom in a 150-hour practicum arranged by the college
  • Demonstrate and apply the knowledge learned in a research project

Massage Therapy Practicum

This program includes 150 hours of practicum where you will be given the opportunity to integrate the theory from the classroom into practice in a massage therapy setting.

what you could be earning in less than one year$29,016 - $43,680wage data taken from payscale.com and occinfo.alis.alberta.ca
program duration48 Weeks
  • 1,200 hours [includes 150 hours of practicum]
  • Learn from experienced and qualified instructor who bring real-life experience and insight into the classroom
  • Benefit from small classes and an interactive, hands-on learning experience
  • Upon completion, students may continue to Advanced Massage Therapy to further their training
  • Lifetime career services to help you conduct a thorough job search and to provide job search assistance
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify

Career Opportunities

Our students are trained to start a career as a Massage Therapist or Remedial Massage Therapist.

Upcoming Event

Massage Therapy Program Information Session

Massage Therapists are skilled healthcare professionals.  Not only are they knowledgeable of therapeutic techniques, they are also trained in the key areas of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and orthopedic assessment which enables them to properly assess client issues before providing relief and treatment. If you are interested in a new career in massage therapy, join us at our program information session. Please call 403.920.0070 to register or click for full details. [ More Information ]

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