Therapeutic Massage Associate in Applied Science

1st SemesterCredits
FallSpringSummer
FALL SEMESTER
BIO 1200 Human Body Structure & Function3    
THM 1204 Therapeutic Massage Techniques I5    
THM 1208 Professional and Business Ethics4    
THM 1212 Pathology for Massage Therapy3    
Year Total: 15    
 
2nd SemesterCredits
FallSpringSummer
SPRING SEMESTER
THM 1202 Musculoskeletal System  5  
THM 1214 Therapeutic Massage Techniques II  5  
THM 1218 Therapeutic Massage Clinical  2  
SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech  3  
Year Total:   15  
 
3rd SemesterCredits
FallSpringSummer
SUMMER SEMESTER
THM 1222 Capstone    4
THM 1228 Therapeutic Massage Clinical    2
Year Total:     6
 
4th SemesterCredits
FallSpringSummer
FALL SEMESTER
ALH 1000 Introduction To Nutrition3    
ENG 1001 English Composition I3    
SOC 1000 Introduction To Sociology3    
THM 2204 Clinical Massage I: Upper & Lower Body6    
Year Total: 15    
 
5th SemesterCredits
FallSpringSummer
SPRING SEMESTER
ALH 1002 Human Growth & Development for Health Workers  3  
PSY 1000 General Psychology  3  
THM 2214 Clinical Massage II:Chronic Health Conditions  6  
Elective(s)  2  
Year Total:   14  
 
Total Credit Hours:   65

Electives: ALH 1030, 1031 & HPE 1020, 1021 or course approval of Program Director.

For additional information please consult a counselor at (815) 224-0360 or roxanne_cherpeske@ivcc.edu, (815) 224-0507.

This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. Must be an Illinois Licensed Massage Therapist (or License pending) and receive approval from the THM Program Coordinator to enroll in THM 2204 or 2214. The AAS in Therapeutic Massage is directed toward Licensed Massage Therapists (or License pending) who wish to expand their scope of practice into the healthcare field. The AAS degree in Therapeutic Massage includes 3 major aspects of healthcare: Lifespan, Chronic diseases and Musculoskeltal problems. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is a limited admission program that requires a separate application process. https://www.ivcc.edu/admissions/limited-admissions-programs.php. The above excerpts have been taken from the IVCC Therapeutic Massage Handbook. Please refer to that document.

10/21/2020