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Massage Therapy

The diploma of massage therapy teaching students the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body, treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain. To become a Registered Massage Therapist.

Program Length

Full Time 88 weeks instructor-led
full-time training

Accreditation

Curriculum service Canada-CSC approved curriculum

Clinic Practice

315 hours on college Massage clinic

Financial Aid

Free financial consultation available.
Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Campus

North York and Etobicoke

Launch Your Career in Massage Therapy

Program Objective

The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints, Students learn to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain.

We are dedicated to promoting a unique concept of Massage Therapy with the highest standard of education so that students graduate out knowing the skills that are currently in demand. Students would develop the required academic knowledge and expertise that will allow them to successfully conduct a methodical patient assessment, prepare treatment plans, deliver safe and effective treatment in an efficient manner while evaluating the diagnostic results. For the future entrepreneur, the course will teach how to successfully conduct ones’ own business as well.

Admission Requirements

The applicant must have a Grade 12 level or a university degree/college diploma. They must also have a demonstrated competency in English. Additional Requirement
  • Medical Certificate (Immunization Form) is required indicating that the student has up-to-date immunization
  • CPR & First Aid Certificates – It is preferred to have completed STANDARD FIRST AID and BASIC RESCUER CPR prior to clinical placement
  • A police check of Criminal Record – Must be produced within 180 days of starting school

Clinical Practice

Students will have the opportunity to work in a real clinic following college Campus RMT clinic schedule.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a registered RMT license can work for positions such as chiropractor, physiotherapist, rehabilitation assistant, therapy assistant, etc in any of these industries:

  • Hospitals
  • Self-employed health professionals
  • Massage therapy clinics
  • Chiropractics’ offices
  • Physiotherapists clinics
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Community health clinics
  • Health and fitness clubs/ Sports Centers
  • Medical/health clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Spa/ Massage Centers
  • Health or private clinics of health care professionals

Program Consultation: For further information, email info@pharmamedical.ca or call the Program Coordinator at 416-821-4876 or 647-996-5876

What will I learn in the Massage Therapy Program?

The program covers the assessment of soft tissue and joints, as well as the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain. It includes 315 hours of clinical practice and teaches manual skills, communication, professionalism, critical thinking, and business/legal aspects of massage therapy​​.

How long is the program, and what are the prerequisites?

The full-time program spans 88 weeks. Applicants need a secondary school diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, with demonstrated competency in English. A medical certificate for updated immunizations, CPR & First Aid certificates, and a criminal record check are also required​​.

Is the program accredited?

Yes, the curriculum is approved by Curriculum Service Canada (CSC) and qualifies students to write their licensing exam with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) upon completion​​.

What are the career opportunities after graduation?

Graduates can work in various settings like hospitals, massage therapy clinics, rehabilitation centers, health and fitness clubs, spas, and more. They can also pursue roles like chiropractors, physiotherapists, or therapy assistants​​.

How can I learn more about admissions and financial aid?

You can contact the college to discuss career goals and program details with a career counselor. Financial aid may be available for eligible students, and the college provides a free financial consultation​​.

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