Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2018-2019 Catalog Program Name: Planner for Massage Therapy (A.A.S.)

Planner for Massage Therapy (A.A.S.)

Special Admission Requirements - Rolling Admission

Title of Major: Massage Therapy, A.A.S.

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.


Total Credit Hours: 60

Learn more about the Massage Therapy Degree program

Purpose: To provide a new career path for students wishing to practice as a licensed massage therapist.

AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland.   If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state.  If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310.

Range of Occupations

  • Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Additional Program Requirements

Students must receive a minimum final grade of C in all massage therapy courses and in BIO 230, BIO 231-BIO 232 or BIO 233-BIO 234, in order to progress in the sequence of massage courses.

Students enrolled in the massage therapy course sequence are required to comply with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) Code of Ethics.

Faculty Contact ( Lynne Brummitt

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 111-Composition and Introduction to Literature 1 OR
ENG 115-Composition and Introduction to Literature 1 for Non-Native Speakers OR
ENG 121-Composition and Literature 
Successful completion of ENG 121 fully satisfies the English composition general education requirement.
3 credit hours    
Mathematics GER 
3-4 credit hours    
Computer Technology GER 
4 credit hours    
MAS 100-Introduction to Massage  1 credit hour     
BIO 230-Structure and Function of the Human Body 
This course meets a General Education Requirement while simultaneously meeting a Program Requirement for this degree. This course is required for Fast Track students.
4 credit hours     


Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grades
ENG 112-Composition and Introduction to Literature 2 OR
ENG 116-Composition and Introduction to Literature 2 for Non-Native Speakers 
OR Elective (must have 60 credits for graduation)
3 credit hours    
MAS 110-Fundamentals of Massage Therapy 
7 credit hours     
MDA 113-Medical Terminology  3 credit hours     
PSY 111-Introduction to Psychology  3 credit hours     


Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
MAS 111-Intermediate Massage Therapy 
6 credit hours     
MAS 117-Kinesiology for Massage Therapists 
4 credit hours     
MAS 118-Business for Bodyworkers  2 credit hours     
MAS 120-Massage Therapy Clinic 1 
1 credit hour     
EMT 104-Emergency Medical Responder  3 credit hours     


Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Arts & Humanities GER 
3 credit hours    
MAS 113-Advanced Massage Therapy 
6 credit hours     
MAS 121-Massage Therapy Clinic 2 
1 credit hour     
SOC 111-Introduction to Sociology 
3 credit hours     


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