Massage Therapy Courses



Massage Therapy can be a rewarding career with flexibility to work in settings such as medical offices, sports clinics, day spas, and resort spas or a home businesses. Our Massage Therapy Program provides over 500 hours of classroom instruction, clinicals and internship. The program is three semesters (Fall/Spring/Summer) with classes held in the evenings (T, W, TH) and most Saturdays. The goal if the program is to develop the skills and knowledge of Massage Therapy to enable the passing of the certification exam, MBLEx, and obtain state license.




Doris (Dolly) Thomson, LMT, LMTI, MDiv.

Rebekah Powers, DNP, RN-BC

Christina Ramdeo, MSN, RN



You are invited to attend an informational meeting hosted by HSCE August 22, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  This meeting will be held at the Advanced Technology Center 3200 W Cuthbert room 138.


Registration packets will be available to begin your Enrollment process. Classes begin on September 5, 2017.


Fall coursework includes:                                     $1,136.50

  • Health & Hygiene

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Massage Therapy Fundamentals I

Spring coursework includes:                                $1,169.25

  • Hydrotherapy

  • Kinesiology

  • Pathology

  • Massage Therapy Fundamentals II

Summer coursework includes:                              $573.75

  • Business Practices & Ethics
  • Internship in Clinical Setting


Admission Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Copy of Driver’s License or photo ID

  • Copy of Social Security Card

  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED

  • Copy of Resume (work experience)
  • Copy of Drug Screen (student's responsibility)

  • Pass Criminal Background Check-provided by HSCE


  • Tetanus (Tdap or Td)-must be within last 10 years

  • MMR (if born after 1957, must have 2 shots)
  • Varicella (chicken pox) 2 doses
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (under 22)
  • (TB) test (negative)-must be within last 1 year

Class Location:

  • ATC Room 213

    3200 W Cuthbert, Midland (432-681-6305)

  • F. Marie Hall SimLife Center

    3600 Garfield, Midland (432-686-4863)

Required Textbooks:

  • Massage Therapy Principles and Practices 5th ed. Susan G. Salvo

  • Mosby’s Pathology for Massage Therapists 3rd ed. Susan G. Salvo       ( eBooks are acceptable  )

  • Trail Guide to the Body Textbook 5th ed. Andrew Biel

  • Massage Therapist's Guide to Business 1st ed. Laura Allen

Required Supplies:

  • 2 sets of purple scrubs (GRAPE)

  • Closed-toe shoes (walking or running)

  • Two sets twin sheets/pillow cases

  • One light-weight blanket

  • One pillow

  • Two bath towels

  • Four hand towels

Massage tables, chairs, lotions and other supplies will be provided.  If you choose to purchase a personal massage table, it is recommended to wait until after class starts.

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of Midland College degrees and/or certificates does not guarantee eligibility to take a certification/registry/licensure examination. The eligibility of each person is determined on an individual basis by the regulatory body of the specific discipline. If you have a conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, physical or mental disability/illness, hospitalization/treatment for chemical dependency within the past five years, current intemperate use of drugs or alcohol or a previous denial of a licensure or action by a licensing authority, you will need to contact the specific regulatory body for an individual ruling. Some programs require a criminal background check and urine and drug screen.


There are no current or upcoming courses available. Please check back again!


Midland College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates
and associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the status of Midland College.

Midland College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator

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