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2016-17 Catalog 
2016-17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Therapeutic Massage, AAS

Program Code: AASTM

The Therapeutic Massage program is a cooperative effort between St. Clair County Community College (SC4) and Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage (Lakewood). The program combines occupational-specific courses at Lakewood and general education courses with the required competencies for graduation from SC4. Students must complete the graduation requirements at Lakewood and successfully complete an additional 33 credits. A minimum of 18 credits must be completed at SC4.

NOTE: It is also highly recommended that graduates of this program also complete the national certification examination offered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

Program Outcomes/Objectives:

When students complete this program, they will be able to:

  1. integrate college level competencies into their professional practice in therapeutic massage.
  2. apply business principles into their professional practice in therapeutic massage.
  3. incorporate psychosocial aspects of care in their professional practice in therapeutic massage.

Suggested Course Sequence

Additional Requirements - 32 Semester Hours

***Transfer of 32 credits from Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage is available through a formal articulation agreement with St. Clair County Community College.

Total Credit Hours/Total Contact Hours = 65/67

 * or MTH 110  or MTH 112  or higher.

** or ENG 102  and SPC 101 .

*** Articulated credit is awarded to students who have graduated from Lakewood. Students MUST have an official transcript mailed to the Registrar. Credit awarded is only applicable to the Therapeutic Massage associate degree program at SC4 and will be added after the student has completed the program requirements.