Advanced Technical Certificate in Manual Techniques for the PTA

40050 - 10 Credits

This program for licensed Physical Therapist Assistants is dedicated to advancing the science and art of soft tissue mobilization in an effort to enhance the quality of therapeutic treatment, promoting patient wellness.

Successful graduates of this curriculum are eligible to take the national certification examination through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and upon satisfactory achievement, become licensed Massage Therapists (pending approval process).

The Massage Therapist is a highly trained health care provider who performs a variety of manual techniques designed to promote stress relief and relaxation, relieve pain and swelling to various structures, prevent deformity and promote functional activity in a person who has a specific health problem.

Degree Requirements

Major Field Required Courses – 10 credits

PHT 2203Manual Techniques I

3 credits

PHT 2203LClinical Practicum in Manual Techniques I

2 credits

PHT 2204Manual Techniques II

3 credits

PHT 2204LClinical Practicum in Manual Techniques II

2 credits