College Massage Programs in NYS
Many college programs in NYS are now offering degree programs in Massage Therapy. A massage therapy program will prepare students for the NYS Licensing exam. NYS requires that students enrolled in a massage therapy training program receive at least 1000 hours of training in specific area’s of study. Most schools will exceed the state requirements. To earn a A.A.S. degree in massage therapy you will need to earn 64 to 67 credits depending on the college you choose.
Applicants are subject to admission exams and have a GPA of 2.25 or higher. Please review criteria for acceptance for the massage programs your interested in.
Area’s of Study can include:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Myology & Kinesiology
- Western Massage
- Eastern Massage
- Western Medical Massage
- Eastern Medical Massage
- Massage Clinical
- Massage Seminar
- Composition and Literature
- Humanities Elective
- Mathematics Elective
- General Psychology
- Social Science Elective
- Advanced Topics in Massage Therapy
Programs offering a degree in massage therapy.
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