Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

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

Special Admission Requirements - Rolling Admission

Official Title of Major: Massage Therapy, A.A.S. (Fast Track Option)

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 program’s Academic Chair at 410-777-7112.

Range of Occupations

  • Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

Additional Program Requirements

Students must receive a minimum final grade of C in all massage therapy courses 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 (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): 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
MAS 100 - Introduction to Massage   1 credit hour     
MAS 108 - The Science of Massage Therapy   4 credit hours     

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
MAS 110 - Fundamentals of Massage Therapy  
7 credit hours     

Term 3

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

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
MAS 113 - Advanced Massage Therapy  
6 credit hours     
MAS 121 - Massage Therapy Clinic 2  
1 credit hour     
MAS 212 - Massage Therapy in a Healthcare Setting  
4 credit hours    


About this Fast Track Planner

Only students who are eligible for Fast Track may use this planner. (See Fast Track Option   in the Academic Regulations catalog section.)