Brookdale's Continuing Education division now offers a Massage Therapy training and licensure program.
Our new Massage Therapy Program is a 650-hour course offered in collaboration with the Institute for Therapeutic Massage in Tinton Falls (where classes will be held). This New Jersey state-approved course meets all mandatory licensure standards to work as a massage therapist in New Jersey, and prepares you to sit for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB).
You will receive comprehensive training in the art and science of massage therapy. Components of the program include:
Anatomy and Physiology
Myology (Muscle System)
Business and Ethics
You will learn the following massage modalities: Swedish massage, medical massage, and sports massage.
Federal financial aid is available for this program, along with other payment plan and financing options. Please call 732-936-9111 for information and to see if you qualify, or visit www.massageprogram.com
Pre-requisites (forms provided at registration):
Interview (call 732-936-9111 to set up an appointment)
Must be 18 years of age or older
Copy of high school diploma or GED
Physical exam, documentation of immunizations, and 2-step PPD
If English is not your best language, oral and written tests may be required
Signed Enrollment Agreement
Signed Fitness for Duty and Privacy Form
Two sections are offered:
Classes meet Monday-Wednesday, July 17-January 20, from 9 AM-2PM, plus occasional weekend classes and an additional 152 clinical hours. The orientation session is scheduled on Wednesday, July 17, from 6-10 PM.
Classes meet Monday-Wednesday, July 17-March 31, from 5:30-10:30 PM plus occasional weekend classes and an additional 152 clinical hours. The orientation session is scheduled on Wednesday, July 17, from 6-10 PM.
To register or learn more, phone 732-936-9111.
Or, attend an information session:
Wednesday, May 15, from 10AM-12PM or from 5-7 PM, Lincroft campus
Wednesday, June 12, from 10AM-12PM, or from 5-7 PM, Lincroft campus
Please pre-register for the info session by calling 732-224-2813.
All classes and labs are held at the Institute for Therapeutic Massage, 106 Apple Street, Tinton Falls, NJ.