Therapeutic Massage Diploma

Therapeutic massage is not just a luxury – it’s a way to a healthier, happier life.

At Daytona College, You will Get

Real-World Experience

The Therapeutic Massage Diploma program at Daytona College provides training in therapeutic massage techniques with a sharp focus on learning the structure of the human body and how it functions.

As a graduate of the program, you’ll learn to identify a multitude of stress-related disorders, soft-tissue pain and other dysfunctions. You’ll be prepared to apply the skills you’ve learned to help others find relief from these and other issues that can be treated with therapeutic massage.

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a massage therapist working on a client

What You'll Learn

The Therapeutic Massage Diploma program is offered on-campus, you’ll learn about the following topics: 

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Various massage therapies
  • The circulatory and lymphatic systems
  • Prevention of medical errors
  • Sports massage
  • Chair massage
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • Allied modalities and techniques
  • Western techniques including
    • Stone massage
    • Alexander techniques
    • Polarity
    • Thai massage
    • Cranial-sacral and lymphatic drainage.

Potential Career Paths

Therapeutic Massage Diploma graduates can work in:

Spas, Resorts or Salons


Cruise Lines

Chiropractic Clinics

Sports Teams


Wellness Centers


Graduates of the Daytona College Therapeutic Massage program earn a diploma and are prepared for the Massage Board Licensure Examination offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards. A license qualifies you for entry-level employment as a licensed massage therapist.

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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.