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Why Morrisville?

"I chose Morrisville because of the program and fantastic facilities. I love being able to work hands-on within the first week of classes. The small class sizes are also great! I love how the professors know me and can work with students individually. I felt welcomed once I stepped on campus."

School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Christine A. Cring
Phone: (315) 684-6079
Email: cringca@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Eastern Medical Massage

This course presents applications of Eastern massage techniques. Eastern massage theory and practice will be applied to chronic and acute health conditions. Students will learn to utilize the Primary Meridians and the Eight Extra Channels to facilitate therapeutic client response. Students will develop a cohesive strategy for client evaluation using Five Element Theory, Eight Principles and four evaluations as well as procedures to develop effective treatment strategies. Students will learn to identify situations that require referral. Fifty hours will focus on pathology. Prerequisites: MAST 104 with a grade of C or better Pre or Co-requisites: MAST 201 and 203; BIOL 137; Social Science elective 4 credits (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours) fall semester

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Admissions Requirements

Students must demonstrate that they have received an Eastern and Western massage from a licensed massage therapist within one year prior to enrollment. 

Transfer students and students who are re-entering the academic world after a long absence or looking at massage as a second career are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on-campus interview is encouraged.