Neuromuscular Massage Therapist, Diploma


Program Description: The Neuromuscular Massage Therapist Diploma program consists of a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of Neuromuscular Therapy. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Curriculum fundamentals, Swedish massage, musculoskeletal anatomy, identification of diseases and conditions, medical documentation, and client care prepare the graduate for an entry level position. Specialized training in nervous system pathology, postural analysis, neuromuscular therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release and clinical reasoning establish this program and its graduates as specialists in their field. Program graduates receive a Neuromuscular Massage Therapist Diploma, which qualifies them to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Board and apply for Georgia Licensure through the GBMT.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie VPC

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will demonstrate advanced assessment techniques.
  • Students will perform a full body massage integrating therapeutic massage techniques.
  • Students will design a treatment goal in a massage session.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

Entrance Date: Fall Semester

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Neuromuscular Massage Therapist, Diploma. Eligible to submit application to the Federation of State Massage Therapy Board to register for the MBLEx licensing examination.

Credits Required for Graduation: 59 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Professional Licensing Boards Division Georgia Board of

Massage Therapy

237 Coliseum Drive

Macon, Georgia 31217-3858

Phone: 478-207-2440


National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and

Bodywork (NCBTMB)

1901 South Meyers Road, Suite 240

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181

Phone: 630-627-8000


1st Term
Books: $554.80
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,931.80

2nd Term
Books: $142.10
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $623.00
Total: $1,049.10

3rd Term
Books: $1,000.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $2,530.00

4th Term
Books: $1,000.00
Fees: $294.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,451.00

5th Term
Books: $1,250.00
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,731.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (9 hours)


ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2-3 hours) 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2: Institutional Courses (3 hours)


COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (47 hours)


NEUT 1120 Clinic II 2
NEUT 1110 Licensure Review 3
NEUT 1100 Adjunctive Modalities 3
NEUT 1081 Techniques & Theory III 3
NEUT 1080 Techniques and Theory II 3
NEUT 1060 Clinic I 2
NEUT 1050 Technique and Theory I 5
NEUT 1030 Neuromuscular Therapy Fund 3
NEUT 1020 Path/Neuromuscular Therapist 3
NEUT 1010 Neural Science 3
NEUT 1005 Musculoskeletal A&P II 4
NEUT 1001 Musculoskeletal A&P I 4
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences 2
ALHS 1011 Structure/Function of Human Body 5
NEUT 1230 Professional Leadership-NMT 2

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