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Massage Therapy

Program Overview

Do you feel disconnected from the outcomes of your labor at your current job and want a more fulfilling career? As a massage therapist, you can use your skills to have an immediate effect on the physical and emotional well-being of your clients, providing them with pain relief, injury rehabilitation, and stress reduction.

The Massage Therapy program will give you the foundational and advanced skills to meet the State of Arizona licensing qualifications to work as a massage therapist. A hands-on learning environment will give you a deep understanding of massage techniques such as Swedish, deep tissue, and therapeutic. The program will prepare you to work in a range of settings, including private practice, massage therapy clinics, physical therapy clinics, chiropractic offices, corporate and franchised spas, destination resorts, and the sports industry.

It’s time to start your journey toward healing bodies, minds, and spirits by joining the Massage Therapy program.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Degrees
Massage Therapy
Certificates
Massage Therapy
Why Phoenix College?

For a real hands-on career, the Massage Therapy program at Phoenix College offers interactive courses in our Student Massage Practice Center. Students can pick up essential skills like therapeutic massage practices, the nine basic massage techniques, and the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of being a bodywork practitioner.

PC offers both an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) and Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Massage Therapy. Massage school graduates may go on to work as a licensed therapist in a spa, medical clinic, health club, resort, or as a massage therapist for hire.

Next Steps

Discuss your course load with an academic advisor inside the Hannelly Enrollment Center (HC) at our historic, centrally located campus. Future massage therapists may contact the program director, Nikki Albert, for more information or attend one of PC monthly massage therapy information sessions — held on the second Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.