Do you want to help others reduce stress, feel better and improve their overall quality of life?
HACC has offered its Massage Therapy Program since 2007 and guided students to pursue their passion in helping patients rehabilitate or relieve pain in the soft tissues of the body.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
The job requires a balance of academic and technical knowledge, clinical skills, manual dexterity, sensitivity and awareness. You want to have a sincere desire to help others, along with a commitment to the time, energy and focus necessary for the training process in order to become a solid practitioner.
With a certificate, you will be prepared to enter the healthcare profession as a massage therapist in settings that include:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
Our program is 900-hours of hands-on training and will prepare you to:
Often, you are involved in community events, such as Chocolate Fest and Woofstock, to perform chair massages.
Prior to enrolling in the program, you must obtain the following clearance requirements at your own expense:
What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Completion of this 900-hour certificate, state licensing exam and employment in the massage therapy field may allow transfer up to 30-credits towards HACC's Health Science AAS program.
Where can I complete this program?
For your convenience, you can complete the entire program at our Harrisburg Campus.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are scholarships available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships for details and deadlines.
When can I apply?
You can complete spring, summer and fall classes at HACC and apply based on the class schedule. Please contact us using the information below.
How can I learn more?
We are passionate about providing a high-quality education and an opportunity for you to pursue your goals. Please contact the program coordinator in the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division at 717-221-1386 for more information.