Therapeutic Massage Certificate Option 2 Part-time

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

Pre Admission Requirements

Credit Hours
ALH 1001Terminology of The Health Field3
BIO 1200Human Body Structure & Function3
SFC 1000Strategies for College2
THM 1200Introduction To Therapeutic Massage1.50
Total Hours9.5
1st SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SPRING SEMESTER
THM 1202 Musculoskeletal System5    
Year Total: 5    
 
2nd SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SUMMER SEMESTER
THM 1212 Pathology for Massage Therapy  3  
Year Total:   3  
 
3rd SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
FALL SEMESTER
THM 1226 Therapeutic Massage Bus. Pract. & Ethics    3
Year Total:     3
 
4th SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SPRING SEMESTER
THM 1204 Therapeutic Massage Techniques I5    
THM 1208 Professional Development & Ethics2    
Year Total: 7    
 
5th SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
SUMMER SEMESTER
THM 1214 Therapeutic Massage Techniques II  5  
THM 1218 Therapeutic Massage Clinical  2  
Year Total:   7  
 
6th SemesterCredits
SpringSummerFall
FALL SEMESTER
THM 1222 Therapeutic Massage Capstone Seminar    2
THM 1224 Therapeutic Massage Techniques III    5
THM 1228 Therapeutic Massage Clinical    2
Year Total:     9
 
Total Credit Hours:   34
 

Advanced Clinical Certificate

Must be an Illinois Licensed Massage Therapist (or License pending) and receive approval from the THM Program Coordinator to enroll in this Advanced Certificate. This Advanced Certificate is directed toward Licensed (or Licensed pending) Massage Therapists who wish to expand their scope of practice into the healthcare field. This Advanced Certificate includes 3 aspects of healthcare. Lifespan, Chronic diseases, and Musculoskeltal problems.

1st SemesterCredits
SpringFall
SPRING SEMESTER
THM 2204 Clinical Massage I: Upper & Lower Body6  
Year Total: 6  
 
2nd SemesterCredits
SpringFall
FALL SEMESTER
THM 2214 Clinical Massage II:Chronic Health Conditions  6
Year Total:   6
 
Total Credit Hours:  12

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

PLEASE NOTE: The above excerpts have been taken from the "IVCC Therapeutic Massage Handbook". Please refer to that document for all application, admission, and retention information.  2/14/17

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