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Length of Study

Full time: 2 years

Study Options

Full time

Credential Granted



Fall term (September)

Workplace Learning

Clinical Practice


MacEwan University:
• Bachelor of Applied Human Services Administration
• Bachelor of Arts
• Bachelor of Science

Thompson Rivers University:
• Bachelor of Health Sciences
• Bachelor of General Studies

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MacEwan University's Massage Therapy diploma offers comprehensive clinical education aimed at developing well-rounded massage therapists who are able to practice in a wide range of medical and therapeutic environments.

Massage has thousands of years of history as a healing art. Advances in our understanding of human functioning combined with a growing responsibility for personal health has elevated massage therapy to an important health profession recognized for its ability to aid in the treatment of chronic diseases, acute injuries and a wide range of medical conditions.

Clinical practice

The Massage Therapy diploma offers a unique blend of scientific theory and clinical practice. Designed to facilitate the student's growth as a health care professional, the program teaches a variety of soft tissue manipulation techniques applied to the assessment and treatment of stress, pain and a variety of physical conditions. Courses in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology and communication ensure a foundation of clinical knowledge that carries you through dynamic field placement experiences and professional practice at MacEwan University's public massage clinics.

The Massage Therapy diploma is recognized by Alberta Education. Graduates are eligible to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) through the provincial associations.

Massage Therapy Teaching Clinic: Therapeutic and wellness massage available.

Consult the Massage Clinic page for details.