Massage Therapy (CRT.MT)The Massage Therapy curriculum is designed to prepare the individual in all areas of massage. Massage techniques and bodywork, anatomy, professionalism with clients, and business practices are included in the curriculum. In addition to tuition and fees, costs for the Massage Therapy program students include: workbooks, massage supplies, table, uniforms and the board exam/license fee. Housed at the Lake Land College Kluthe Center in Effingham, Illinois, there are two options available for completion of the Massage Therapy program. Option 1 is a part-time night Massage Therapy Program program lasting 5 semesters. Classes in this program begin each fall semester. Option 2 is an accelerated full-time day program lasting 3 semesters. Classes in the accelerated program begin each spring semester. Once admitted to one of the programs, the student must progress through the courses corresponding to the respective curriculum model. A "C" grade is required in all massage therapy curriculum courses for progression/completion. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a certificate and will be able to sit for one of three Illinois approved board exams. See career track program Massage Therapy Track (CRT.MT.TRK) when selecting a major. Massage Therapy application requirements include admission to Lake Land College, completion of the Massage Therapy Program application form (obtained from Program website), and completion of the COMPASS assessment tests. To be considered a candidate, students must have an application file completed by March 1 or July 1 for consideration for the 5-semester part-time night program beginning in the fall semester or October 1 or December 1 for consideration for the accelerated 3-semester full-time day program beginning in the spring semester.
See career track program Massage Therapy Track (CRT.MT.TRK) when selecting a major.