Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy program to start in August

Galveston College will begin the second class of its popular Massage Therapy program next month.

The courses, which are offered through the college’s Continuing Education department, start Aug. 26 and continue through Dec. 11.

Classes are offered Mondays through Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway St., Galveston, Texas.

Fall semester courses include Health and Hygiene, Massage Fundamentals I, Kinesiology, Pathology for Massage, and Reflexology and Chair Massage.

Spring semester courses include Massage Fundamentals II, Anatomy and Physiology for Massage, Therapeutic Modalities, and Business Practices and Ethics.

Students must also enroll in a summer internship program in June or July.

Upon completion of the three-semester program, students will be eligible to take the state board exam.

Download an application for the Massage Therapy program at //gc.edu/massage, or visit the Continuing Education department in the Cheney Student Center on the Galveston College campus.

For more information, call (409) 944-1344 or write to CE@gc.edu.