Massage Therapy Courses

MASSAGE THERAPY (MSSG 1009, 1011, 1013, 2014)


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 600 hours of classroom instruction, clinicals and internship. The program is two semesters (Fall/Spring) with classes held in the evenings (T, W, TH) and many weekend days. Instructors: Doris (Dolly) Thomson, Rebekah Powers, and Christina Ramdeo


Fall coursework includes:

  • Health & Hygiene

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Pathology I

  • Massage Therapy Fundamentals I

Spring coursework includes:

  • Hydrotherapy

  • Kinesiology

  • Business Practices & Ethics

  • Pathology II

  • Massage Therapy Fundamentals II

  • Internship

Personal dedication and commitment to the program will prepare the student for successful completion and preparation to take the State Certification Exam and Licensure.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Driver’s License or photo ID

  • Social Security Card

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Pass Criminal Background Check


  • Meningitis (under age 22)

  • TB Test

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

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

  • Trail Guide to Movement 1st ed. Andrew Biel

Required Supplies:

  • 2 sets of purple scrubs (GRAPE)

  • Closed-toe shoes

  • Two sets twin sheets/pillow cases

  • One light-weight blanket

  • One pillow

  • One bath towel

  • 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.


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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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