Credential: Advanced Diploma Program Code: 14201 Length: 6 semesters
All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.
Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.
Once accepted into the program, and prior to participating in the on-campus and clinical (off campus) internships in semester three, four, five and six, students must have satisfied the following additional requirements:
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Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.
Approximately $1,200 each year for textbooks. Students planning to write the provincial College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) registration exam will be required to pay the fee set by the CMTO.Fees by Semester >
Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.
Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.
Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.
Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Kamloops, BC
Institution(s): Thompson Rivers University
Successful graduates of Humber's Massage Therapy Advanced Diploma may apply to Thompson Rivers University's Bachelor of Health degree program. Students are required to provide original documentation showing their full post secondary academic history along with graduation with a relevant certificate and/or diploma. A block transfer of up to 84 credits may be granted with an additional 36 credits required for program completion.
Students may inquire about completing the Bachelor of Health degree on campus or by distance.
For further information, contact:
Coordinator, External Agreements
1.800.663.9711 x 6839
Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.
For Ontario transfer options visit ONTransfer >
Program Support Officer
416.675.6622 ext. 5526
Humber Learning Resource Commons, 1st Floor
Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.
If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.
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*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125
Humber’s Massage Therapy advanced diploma program provides you with the in-depth academic preparation and hands-on professional experience required to become a valued member of a health-care team.
Working in our state-of-the-art facilities, which include specialized massage therapy tables and exercise equipment, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a patient assessment, develop treatment plans, deliver safe and effective treatment, and evaluate outcomes. You’ll also learn how to run a successful business, preparing you to become an entrepreneur or to own a private practice.
As a regulated health profession, massage therapists are overseen by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Massage Therapy Act. Our graduates are eligible to write the registration examination set by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.Courses Program Standards
Our curriculum is designed to emphasize depth and breadth in your clinical experience. You will have the opportunity to practise your skills with seven unpaid work placements – four of which take place on campus and three of which take place off campus. Your on-campus work placements will take place in our Massage Therapy Clinic. Your off-campus work placements will introduce you to a variety of health-care settings, giving you the opportunity to work with a diverse group of patients.
Watch the video to find out more about Humber's Massage Therapy Diploma program. See our state-of-the-art labs and hear from faculty and students.
Watch this video. Learn more about the annual Massage Therapy Research Night and hear about the research completed by third-year Massage Therapy students.
Watch this video. Find out more about Humber's Massage Therapy Advanced Diploma program. Learn about Humber's unique approach to teaching, our state-of-the-art labs and hear from our industry leading faculty.
Humber Massage Therapy students participate in a number of events throughout the year. Recently, students helped organize the first Massage Therapy Alumni Dinner.
Our massage therapy laboratory is a high-quality, comprehensive learning environment with hydro-electric massage therapy tables, hydrotherapy, physical therapy and therapeutic exercise equipment. Students receive experience on-campus working in our Massage Therapy Clinic.
Humber’s School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism has more than 500 industry partners who provide funding for capital projects such as labs, provide internships for students, donate more than $60,000 in awards and scholarships, and employ our students upon graduation.
Using the knowledge and skills you’ve honed in our program, you’ll help to improve the health and well-being of your patients.
You will have the opportunity to collaborate with patients and with many types of health professionals to promote health, rehabilitate injuries and manage complex conditions.
Massage therapists are generally self-employed health professionals, using their training and entrepreneurial savvy to manage their careers.
Massage therapists can work in a variety of settings including:
Following completion of this program, you will be eligible to write the registration examination set by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. (See Additional Costs.) Successful candidates of this examination will be entitled to use the professional designation of Registered Massage Therapist.
Additional requirements may apply.
Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Qualified students are eligible to undertake a study abroad service learning trip, which provides rewarding experiences and opportunities to do community service across the globe.
These trips operate annually in May and are 10 to 15 days in length.
New study abroad trips and initiatives are introduced each fall. Additional fees apply.
Kristina Lisk, Massage Therapy Faculty, was recently accepted to present some of her Ph.D research.
Students are eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
Humber Massage Therapy students may qualify for Study Abroad opportunities.
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