WHAT YOU'LL LEARN 

new jersey certified massage school

NJSOM’s state approved 600-Hour Massage Certification Program is organized into trimesters. Individual clinical hours and community service hours are included. 

 

 

Entrance Requirements

  • All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class.

  • Students must possess a high school diploma or a General Educations Development Certificate (GED).

FIRST TRIMESTER

Basic Principles of Massage

Massage Therapy as a Profession

The Therapeutic/Client Relationship

Ethics

Client interview, Assessment & Reassessments

Preparation for Massage

Clinical Practice Documentation

Anatomy

Swedish Massage I Routine & Practice

Chair Massage

 

 

SECOND TRIMESTER

Contraindications/Areas of Caution

Swedish Massage II

Stretching (Range-of-Motion)

Deep Tissue Techniques

Kinesiology

Physiology I

Sports Massage Techniques

Medical Terminology

Medical Massage Techniques

Medical Massage Specialties:

--Whiplash, Carpal Tunnel, TMJ,

Frozen Shoulder, Sciatica

 

 

THIRD TRIMESTER

Advanced Hands-On Practice

Neuromuscular Therapy

Myofascial Release

Intro to Cranial/Sacral Treatment

Physiology II – Systems & Pathologies

Massage Specialties: Elderly, Oncology, Prenatal, Infant, Disabled

Spa Massage

Aromatherapy

Intro to Reflexology

CPR

Business/Marketing Skills/NJ MT Laws

Massage Career Counseling

Clinical Practice