Massage Therapy Degree Program
Our small class sizes provide you with individual attention to focus on the development of your professionalism and career skills. As a Massage Therapy graduate, you will possess the depth of knowledge and practical experience from your studies to successfully practice massage therapy profession upon licensure by New York State.
Massage therapy students will learn different types of massage technique in the course of training at Mildred Elley. Some of the techniques focused on include sports, reflexology, medical, Oriental, polarity therapy, Thai, and myofascial release therapy to name a few.
Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026 according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics †, much faster than the average for all occupations. With a healthier lifestyle many are taking advantage of the physical and mental benefits of massage therapy.
This degree program builds on the Massage Therapy Certificate program and also includes a core of general studies electives.
Massage Therapy Courses
Students at the Albany, NY campus of Mildred Elley will also have an opportunity to specialize by taking coursework in the following:
- Oral communications
- First Aid, CPR, and AED
- Principals of Information Literacy
- Anatomy & Physiology
- First Aid & CPR
- Medical Terminology
- Western Massage
- Professional Development and Ethics
- Myology & Kinesiology
- Sports Massage
- Massage in a Health Care Environment
- Medical Massage
- Oriental Massage
- Polarity Therapy
- Thai Massage
- Neuromuscular Therapy
- Myofascial Release Therapy
- Clinic Practicum
Massage Therapy Program Benefits
Attending Mildred Elley means you not only receive a quality higher education experience, but it also means you get access to the most advanced job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for program students.
- Financial Aid & Scholarships For Those Who Qualify
- Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
- Flexible Schedule
- Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
- Free Career Assessment
- International Students Welcome
Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
In Albany, NY there are many potential opportunities for career placement. After graduating from Mildred Elley with a degree enjoy our lifetime job placement assistance and are ready to pursue a rewarding career in massage therapy.