Galveston College will offer a new program in Massage Therapy beginning this fall.
The courses, which will be offered through the college’s Continuing Education department, start Wednesday, Aug. 29, and continue through Dec. 6.
Classes are offered Mondays through Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Room 252 of Regents Hall on the Galveston College campus, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.
Fall semester courses include Massage Fundamentals I, Massage: Business Practices and Professional Ethics, and Massage: Anatomy and Physiology for Massage.
Spring semester courses include Health and Hygiene, Chair Massage, Fundamentals of Massage II, and an Internship, which will be include proper massage protocol for various populations.
Upon completion of the two-semester, 546-contact-hour program, students will be eligible to take the state board exam.
Cost per semester is $1,500. Payment plans are available.
Download an application for the Massage Therapy program at gc.edu/massage, or visit the Continuing Education department on the first floor of Moody Hall on the Galveston College campus.
For more information, call (409) 944-1344 or write to CE@gc.edu.