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2024-2025 Catalog 
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TPM 444 Therapeutic Massage Certificate

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Curriculum No. 444

The certificate in therapeutic massage is designed to prepare an individual to become a professional massage therapist. This program meets the entrance requirements for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx). The program includes the study and practice of various massage techniques, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and on-campus clinical experience. Requires 29.5 credit hours (pending CC & ICCB approval). Favorable criminal background check, drug screen, or TB screening are required before starting clinical requirements (TPM 140). 

Students interested in Kishwaukee College’s Therapeutic Massage should:

1. be a minimum age of 18.

2. Send high school graduate transcript or high school equivalency certificate to the Student Services Office at Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Road, Malta, IL 60150.

3. Send official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended to the Student Services Office at Kishwaukee College, 21193 Malta Road, Malta, IL 60150.

Signed student handbook agreement is required the first day of class. 

Students must earn a “C” or higher grade in all courses required for completion of the Therapeutic Massage Certificates.