Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
MTHE 1201   Basic Massage 5  
  This course is designed to provide students with the technical and interpersonal skills to provide a proper and effective full body, partial, and seated-chair massage for therapeutic purposes. Topics will include good therapeutic communications, benefits and precautions, general pathology, correct body mechanics, proper procedures in a variety of massage applications, and guidelines for giving and receiving massage. The use of hot stones for therapeutic purposes and incorporating various massage tools will also be covered. Students will have sufficient time for hands-on practice both in the campus lab and through the externship program.  
  Prerequisite: MTHE1203 MTHE1204 MTHE1205 MTHE1206 MTHE1208  

MTHE 1201 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2019-2020)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2019-2020)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2018-2019)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2018-2019)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2017-2018)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2017-2018)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2016-2017)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2016-2017)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2015-2016)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2015-2016)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2014-2015)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2014-2015)
Massage Therapy (Basic) - DISCONTINUED!!! Certificate (2014-2015)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2013-2014)
Massage Therapy (Advanced) Certificate (2013-2014)
Massage Therapy (Basic) Certificate (2013-2014)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2012-2013)
Massage Therapy (Advanced) Certificate (2012-2013)
Massage Therapy (Basic) Certificate (2012-2013)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2011-2012)
Massage Therapy (Advanced) Certificate (2011-2012)
Massage Therapy (Basic) Certificate (2011-2012)
Massage Therapy Certificate (2010-2011)
Massage Therapy Certificate (2009-2010)
Massage Therapy Certificate (2008-2009)
Massage Therapy Certificate (2007-2008)