Gwinnett College’s Massage Therapy Diploma Programs
Gwinnett College offers the following massage therapy diploma programs.
- Sandy Springs and Lilburn Campuses – Massage Therapy
- Raleigh Campus – Professional Massage Therapy
The massage therapy training consists of a well-planned sequence of courses, with each class preparing the college student for the more intensive information to follow. The school curriculum includes training to provide college students with the scientific knowledge, manual skills, and mastery of business to successfully become a professional massage therapist.
Key topics covered during the training include the following.
- Swedish Massage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Neuromuscular Therapy
- Chair Massage
- Sports Massage
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Business and Success Techniques
Upon graduation, college students will receive diplomas and be qualified to seek entry-level positions as clinical, medical, or deep tissue massage therapists in wellness clinics and centers, spa environments including resorts and franchises, and self-employment.
Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*. As the practice of massage is more respected and accepted by people as a way to treat pain and to improve overall wellness, the demand for message therapist will continue to grow.
Sandy Springs and Lilburn Degree Completion
The Sandy Springs and Lilburn campuses provide graduates of the diploma programs with the opportunity to transfer the course credits awarded and earn their associate degrees by completing additional courses. College students completing the Massage Therapy diploma program at the Sandy Springs campus can transfer their credits into the Associate of Applied Science Massage and Natural Health degree program. College students at the Lilburn campus can transfer their credits into the Associate of Science in Business, Massage Therapy concentration, degree program.
Our massage therapy training programs may vary in name, school curriculum, and credential options by campus location. Please refer to the catalog for a listing of all courses in your program of interest.
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