Catalog 2014-2015 
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Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Massage Practitioner, Certificate of Proficiency


Admission Date: Fall

Massage Practitioner certificate prepares students to become a professionally licensed massage practitioner. Students will develop a strong Swedish massage foundation with exposure to treatment and other massage techniques. Graduates will be prepared for employment in settings such as clinics, spas, hospitals, as well as private practice.

Massage Practitioner certificate graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • be prepared to pass the NCBTMB and state licensing exam
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.



Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits

  • Written Communication 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning 5 credits
  • Social Science 5 credits

Total Required Credits: 62

See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.