Special Admission Requirements - Rolling Admission
Official Title of Certificate: Massage Therapy, Certificate
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 32
Learn more about the Massage Therapy Certificate program
Purpose: To provide a new career path for students wishing to practice as a licensed massage therapist or a registered massage practitioner.
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)
- Registered Massage Practitioner (RMP)
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.
Health Manpower Shortage: This program of study may be designated a Health Manpower Shortage Tuition Reduction Program. This means that some residents of Maryland (see the Tuition, Fees and Payments section of this catalog) enrolled in this program of study by the first day of the term may be eligible for in-county tuition rates for courses required for program completion. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm that this program still maintains a Health Manpower Shortage Program status before enrolling. Please refer to the college’s Accounts Receivable Office to confirm this designation.
Anne Arundel Community College and/or the School of Health Sciences reserves the right to revise requirements for admission into the Health Sciences programs, the selection criteria and procedures, and the required courses for programs of study as deemed necessary without prior notification.