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Massage Therapy

Program Overview

Massage Therapy in Ontario is a rapidly growing field and recognized as an essential part of health care and overall wellness. Massage Therapists are needed all throughout Southwestern Ontario including Brantford, Kitchener, and London. Our Massage Therapy school prepares students for employment opportunities in private clinics, chiropractor offices, athletic therapy clinics and more.

Our accelerated Massage Therapy program is recognized by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as meeting the academic requirements for eligibility to write the registration examination. Candidates who successfully complete this examination will be entitled to use the professional designation of Registered Massage Therapist.  Additional fees will apply.

Westervelt College is also a member of the Ontario Council of Private Massage Therapy Colleges.

Financial assistance is available to students who qualify. For assistance and to find out admissions requirements, please contact our Admissions team for more information.

Program Courses

The Massage Therapy program in our Brantford, Kitchener & London, Ontario campuses are taught by Registered Massage Therapists who have years of experience and expertise. Westervelt classrooms are set up for success, and you’ll gain the crucial hands-­on experience you will need to succeed in our unique clinic classrooms. Also, you’ll gain valuable experience during the massage clinic.

  • Human Sciences
  • Massage Techniques
  • Adjunct Body Work Modalities
  • Professional Standards
  • Ethics & Legislation
  • Clinical Practices
  • Kinesiology
  • Palpation
  • Pathology
  • Treatments
  • Orthopaedic Assessments
  • Health & Safety
  • Business Management
  • Community Outreach Clinic
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Mastering the Attitude of Success (TPI MAS)
  • Enriched Academy

Career Opportunities

Students graduating from this program may choose to become entrepreneurs by opening their own massage clinic or may seek career opportunities in physiotherapy clinics, health spas, chiropractic practices, sports injury clinics, fitness centers, wellness centers.

Areas of Massage Therapy Employment

  • Hospitals
  • Private Clinics
  • Rehabilitation Centres
  • Spas
  • Resorts
  • Salons
  • Multidisciplinary Environments

Program Details

Duration 22 Months
Program Type Diploma Program
Campuses Brantford, Kitchener, London