Instructors holding signs for programs within Allied Health and Public Service

Allied Health and Public Service

Allied Health and Public Service

Apr 6
Faculty & Staff Engagement Day No Classes
Apr 7
Holiday (Good Friday) No Classes
May 29
Holiday (Memorial Day) No Classes
Jun 19
Holiday (Juneteenth) No Classes
Jul 4
Holiday (Independence Day) No Classes

Massage Therapy (MAS) Program

The Massage Therapy Program trains students in therapeutic massage to reduce stress, assist in injury recovery, and improve overall wellness for clients they serve. The Program offers a certificate of completion after a successful full year of coursework. Courses topics include ethics, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic communication, Swedish massage, neuromuscular triggerpoint therapy, sports massage, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release. Students receive training though laboratory experience and clinical practice. Graduates are eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx), and apply for a license in the state of Illinois. Employment opportunities exist in chiropractic offices, massage centers, spas, health clubs, and home offices.


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