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Massage Therapy at Fort Hays State University

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What is Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapy is the manipulation of soft tissue for therapeutic purposes. Massage therapy can reduce stress and anxiety, relax muscles, rehabilitate injuries, reduce pain, and promote overall health and wellness.

Massage Therapy Academic Programs

Associate of General Studies, Massage Therapy Emphasis
Certificate in Massage Therapy
Bachelors Program in Massage Therapy (Coming Soon)

The Massage Therapy program at Fort Hays State University offers numerous opportunities for students, whether they're just starting school or coming back to continue their education. This certificate program is flexible-it's offered in a hybrid, online/on-campus format and can be completed in just two semesters.

Why Study Massage Therapy?

Deepak Chopra says, "Everyone needs a minimal daily dose of touch." Studying massage therapy can change your life and the lives of those you touch.

As a massage therapist you'll be equipped to build a career in massage clinics, chiropractic offices, doctor offices, health clinics, health clubs, fitness centers, nursing homes, hospitals, hotels/motels, cruise lines and resorts or spas.

Massage Therapy at FHSU: Forward thinking. World ready.

By studying massage therapy and completing a program at FHSU, you can:

  • Become one of the 300,000+-massage therapists in the United States.
  • Choose from a wide variety of locations to practice the art of massage therapy.
  • Study with faculty who incorporate their experiences and active research agendas into the classroom, exposing you to how massage therapy can be a successful career.
  • Have a full understanding of how massage therapy can benefit the everyday health of your clients using techniques to reduce stress, and relieve pain.
  • Learn to help clients utilize massage for medical reasons and help them make positive choices for their health.
  • Apply the concepts you learn in the classroom to your clinics and a lab, which bring your studies to life and gives you valuable, real-world, work experience.

FHSU's Massage Therapy program is a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) national organization and the (AMTA) American Massage Therapy Association.

If you're interested in booking a massage therapy, you can use our online form.

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