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Neuromuscular Massage Therapist - NT12 Diploma

Program Description: The Neuromuscular 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 Therapy 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 Georgia Board of Massage Therapy.

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Start Terms:

  • This program begins each Spring semester on the Valdosta campus.
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Curriculum
General Core Courses 9
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
Occupational Courses 47
ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
NEUT 1001 Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology I 4
NEUT 1005 Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology II 4
NEUT 1010 Neural Science 3
NEUT 1020 Pathology for the Neuromuscular Therapist 3
NEUT 1030 Neuromuscular Therapy Fundamentals 3
NEUT 1050 Technique and Theory I 5
NEUT 1060 Clinic I 2
NEUT 1080 Techniques and Theory II 3
NEUT 1081 Techniques and Theory III 3
NEUT 1100 Adjunctive Modalities 3
NEUT 1110 Licensure Review 3
NEUT 1120 Clinic II 2
NEUT 1230 Prof. Leadership for Neuromuscular Therapist 2
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


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