Natural Health Degree

As a graduate of the Natural Health program, you won’t just be earning an Associate of Science Degree, you’ll be putting the healing power of therapeutic massage into your own two hands. Prospective out-of-state and Florida students with an active license in massage are eligible for consideration for entry into the 2nd year of the program.

At Daytona College, You will Get

Real-World Experience

Reap the benefits of a program that takes therapeutic massage to a whole new level by training students in a natural, holistic approach that factors in the entire structure of the human body.

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A young woman receiving a hot stone massage.

What You'll Learn

You’ll be learning more than just massage therapy techniques. You’ll be gaining an in-depth understanding of how the body functions and how to apply the skills you’ve learned to address your client’s specific structural issues – naturally.

It doesn’t stop there, as a student in the Daytona College Natural Health Associates of Science Degree program, you’ll also be learning essential professional skills that employers and clients are looking for. Translation: you’ll graduate from the program with a unique skillset that prepares you for an exciting career as a massage therapist in both the allied health and spa industry.

  • Massage therapy procedures and techniques
  • Allied modalities
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Law and ethics
  • The prevention of medical errors
  • Assessment
  • Medical office procedures
  • Documentation
  • Sports massage
  • Current trends in the spa industry

Potential Career Paths

Associate of Science Natural Health Degree program graduates can work in:

Spas, Resorts or Salons


Sports Teams

Cruise Lines

Wellness Centers

Chiropractic Clinics


Business Offices


The curriculum in the Associates of Science Natural Health Degree program features general education, second year massage therapy courses designed to help you gain valuable communication and advanced decision-making skills, all while you learn the latest techniques in therapeutic massage and key elements related to a variety of massage and spa industry disciplines. You’ll be prepared for the National Certification Examination offered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for licensure as a massage therapist in the state of Florida. A license that qualifies you for entry-level employment as a licensed massage therapist.

*This program is offered on campus the first year and via online the second year.

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Whether you’re just starting to think about a career or looking to change your current work situation, Daytona College offers a focused career education to get you trained and ready to start a new career.