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
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.
Certificate of Completion
Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS)
Associate of Applied Science - Transfer degree (AAS-T)
Other Program Info:
8:00AM - 2:30PM
Students may enter at the beginning of fall (for the day section) and winter quarters.