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Career Area: Health Science
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-537-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Therapeutic Massage Careers

The Therapeutic Massage technical diploma will provide you with training for a professional career in massage therapy or will enhance your skills and knowledge if you’re already in the healthcare field. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of human anatomy with specific attention focused on the musculoskeletal system and will receive a high degree of technical training with emphasis on massage techniques and therapy applications. Hands-on and practical business application will be part of your experience through the student-operated on-campus clinic. Upon successful completion, you’ll be prepared for the exam to obtain the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services massage therapy and bodywork therapy license.

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

  • Massage Therapist

Average Median Wage

$35773

Therapeutic Massage Programs

Imagine a career in which you're the best part of someone's day. As a licensed massage therapist, you make people feel better through your skills and expertise. In this 28-credit program, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the human body and a high degree of professional technical skill, with an emphasis on personal and professional development, increased self-awareness, and sensitivity. Career opportunities for licensed massage therapists exist in sports clinics, salons, spas, wellness or other health care centers, or as an entrepreneur.

Therapeutic Massage Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Northeast Therapeutic Massage at Northeast