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Massage Therapy Program
Massage Therapy Program Fast Facts:
- Stautzenberger College is an Assigned School for National Certified Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers. We offer training to men and women in the Toledo, Ohio area who wish to become massage therapists.
- The normal time frame to complete this program for a full-time student is 12 months or less.
- To graduate, the student must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in all Massage Therapy (MAS) courses.
- Graduates of the Massage Therapy Program receive a diploma.
- Graduates are prepared to take the MBLEx test (Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination) which is governed by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards for issuing the license to practice massage therapy in Ohio. Graduates are then able to apply for licensure with the Ohio Medical Board.
- Graduates are also prepared to work in a variety of positions within the massage therapy field. Graduates may seek employment as a massage therapist, licensed massage therapist, registered massage therapist, or certified massage therapist.
Become a Massage Therapist
The Massage Therapy Program provides quality massage therapy training in a personalized environment, emphasizing ethics and respect for the profession, service to the community, and advancement of the profession through practical application.
Stautzenberger College’s commitment is to enable the practitioner to develop viable occupational skills and to use massage as a means of health improvement, injury/disorder rehabilitation and pain relief.
Our Massage Therapy training program is specifically designed to help students become more competent, independent and cooperative, in addition to understanding and accepting themselves and others. This humanistic approach is the overall guiding principle of our Massage Therapy School.
The goals of the Massage Therapy Program are:
- To provide instruction for entry-level positions in the massage therapy profession.
- To provide practical, hands-on experience in the modalities of massage therapy.
- To foster the practical skills of massage while working with the public.
- To prepare students to take the Ohio State Licensure Examination to become a licensed massage therapist in Ohio.
- To assist students in learning the basics of starting their own massage therapy businesses.
Massage Therapy Program Dates:
13-3 (Start new group on M/W/F)
Start Monday July 8, 2013 –Monday September 16, 2013
Holiday no class on Monday September 2
13-4 (Start new group M/W/F)
Start Monday September 30, 2013 – Wednesday December 11, 2013
Holiday’s on Wednesday November 27 and Friday November 29
14-1 (Start new group M/W/F)
Start Monday January 6, 2014 – Friday March 14, 2014
As a student at Stautzenberger, you will learn first hand, the skills needed to operate a successful private practice. You will act as the owner of your own business by handling clients as they arrive for appointments in our clinic, including taking client health profiles, developing SOAP charts and handling payments and offering receipts under the supervision of your instructor.
Stautzenberger College Student Massage Clinic is open to the public and offers student-given one-hour full body relaxation massages for just $25.00. Please contact the Student Massage Clinic for more details at 419-866-0261 ext. 123. The Student Massage Clinic is located in Stautzenberger College, 1796 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH 43537.
Clinic Hours (subject to change):
Mondays 2:30pm or 4pm
Eliminate the hassle, purchase your massage supplies from the Student Massage Clinic. We have made it more convenient to obtain massage supplies. Just stop by the Student Massage Clinic at Stautzenberger College or call (419) 866-0261 ext. 123 for more product information.
Part of the AHED family
OH REG #99-10-1523T