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Massage Therapy Practitioner

This program, approved by the Washington State Board of Massage, prepares students to become professionally licensed to practice therapeutic massage for health maintenance, assessment, and rehabilitation of body tissues and systems.  Therapeutic massage is an integral part of sports medicine, nursing care, physical, mental, and emotional well being.  The program offers specialized training in sports medicine, deep tissue massage, hydrotherapy, foot reflexology, pregnancy and pediatric massage, entrepreneurial, and job search skills.  Student clinic and internship experience are required.  Successful completion of this program prepares the students to take the Washington State Massage Licensing examination.

To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) degree you must complete all requirements of the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

Beginning January 2015, Renton Technical College will offer a Massage Therapy Practitioner evening and weekend hybrid course running, Tuesday - Friday 6 - 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Program Options

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS)
  • Associate of Applied Science - Transfer degree (AAS-T)

Other Program Info:


Holly Jackson
425-235-2352 x2101

Program Length:
  • 3 quarters 
  • 72 credits
  • Monday-Friday,
    8:00AM - 2:30PM
Estimated Costs:
  • Tuition $6,450.00
  • Supplies $1,739.00
  • Students may enter at the beginning of fall (for the day section) and winter quarters.