Personal Care & Related Health Services

Massage Therapy - Certificate

Are you a patient, caring person who likes to make other people feel good? If so, HGTC's Massage Therapy certificate program might be a good fit for you. Massage is a healing art as well as a science, requiring a balance of academic and technical knowledge, clinical skills, manual dexterity, sensitivity, and awareness. This program prepares you to become certified so you can obtain an entry-level position as a professional Massage Therapist. 

Credit Requirements: 26 semester credit hours

Career Outlook

The field of massage therapy is growing rapidly in response to the public's expanding interest in forms of healthcare that promote well-being and a higher quality of life. A career in massage therapy allows you to help people in a way that is both personally and professionally rewarding. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
  • Resorts
  • Spas
  • Hospitals
  • Massage clinics
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment resources.

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