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Collin Offers Therapeutic Massage Training Program

COLLIN OFFERS THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE TRAINING PROGRAM

April 7, 2005 – Collin County Community College District (Collin) is providing a means to enter into an exciting health-related field – massage therapy. 

This summer Collin Continuing Education is offering a 300-hour, seven-module massage therapy program that includes 50 hours of supervised internship.  The fee for the seven modules is under $2,400.  To become a Registered Massage Therapist a one-day state exam is required at the end of the program. The exam is offered three times a year in Austin.

A free information session will be held from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at Collin’s Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano.

For those who are enrolled in the program, a mandatory orientation session will be from 9-11 a.m., Thursday, May 26 at the Courtyard Center.

Potential careers for massage therapists include running a private practice, working at health and fitness clubs, spas, salons and sports teams.

For more information, visit www.ccccd.edu/ce and go to Allied Health or call 972.985.3758.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.