Algonquin College

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Massage Therapy

Algonquin College

Faculty:School of Health & Community Studies
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,331
International: $18,274

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Scholarships:2
Careers:Massage Therapists

Description:

Putting knowledge and skills into your own hands.

The Massage Therapy Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides you with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes required of the profession.

Graduates from this program are able to use their judgement to provide safe, competent and ethical care as entry-to-practice massage therapists.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
Applicants are required to have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.


Applicants are required to have English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher, Biology, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade 65% or higher.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : International applicants must have an IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.
Additional Admission Requirements:


    In order to be eligible to participate in clinical placements at the start of second year, students are required to complete important health and safety training (WHMIS, Standard First Aid and CPR Level C), obtain a Police Records. Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector (PRCSVS) and provide proof of vaccination/immunization status to Paramed. Paramed is a third party service provider that collects and retains this information on behalf of Algonquin College.


    For information on requirements please click this link Requirements.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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