• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Massage Therapy - Compressed  program at Centennial College will provide you with both the fundamental and advanced massage therapy skills needed to become a successful massage therapist. The program emphasizes professionalism and teaches an evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment planning and implementation.

About

Recognized as a distinctive and rigorous program within the School of Community and Health Studies, this Massage Therapy - Compressed program at Centennial College offers a balanced combination of theory and practical application through in-class lectures, lab experience, an on-site public clinic and off-site outreach placements.

You will learn the proper assessment tools and techniques to deal with a wide variety of conditions that involve lymph, muscle, nerve, fascia and joints of the body as well as a wellness focus that maintains physical health, function and mobility.

Program Highlights

  • Programs at Centennial College are awarded Key Performance Indicator Awards based on student satisfaction survey statistics. The Massage Therapy program has received the President’s Academic Gold Award for Graduate Satisfaction and the President’s Academic Gold Award for Quality of Learning Experience.
  • The Massage Therapy program offers strong clinical components through on-site labs, clinics and offsite placements. At Centennial College’s Morningside Campus, you obtain hands-on practice within modern clinical spaces where you meet patients who experience injuries, dysfunction and disease. Your responsibility is to offer assessment and treatment under the supervision of experienced RMT faculty members to help improve patients’ physical ability and quality of life.
  • Graduates are eligible to write the registration examinations administered by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) to obtain the Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) designation.
  • Centennial College students have demonstrated an excellent success rate at the CMTO entry-to-practice examinations 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Communications 
  • Massage Theory and Practice 
  • Legislation, Standards and Professionalism 
  • Introductory Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Practices 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    84

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    170

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Biology Grade 11 or 12, C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required)
  • One additional Science (Physics, Chemistry, or Exercise Science) Grade 11 or 12, C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13283 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13283 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    3664 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3664 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Centennial College is offering two (2) scholarships to international students. One scholarship is awarded to an international student based on merit; the other to an international transfer student from China based on academic performance. Both scholarships are offered to eligible students who have successfully completed two consecutive semesters.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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