This course provides the student with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and techniques acquired in all previous massage therapy courses and to become more proficient with client assessment and treatments. Students will become familiar with reading a prescription, developing a plan of treatment and charting methods. This course is offered in a simulated office situation and students must apply massage therapy techniques to another individual for 150 hours under the on-site supervision of a licensed massage therapist. Students will be evaluated applying therapy techniques to a variety of clients using pre-established evaluation criteria.
Prerequisites: MAST 201, MAST 202 Each with a grade of C or better
Pre or Co-requisites: MAST 100, MAST 205, MAST 206, ENGL 112 or 121, Humanities elective
5 credits (150 laboratory hours), spring semester