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"I chose Morrisville because of the program and fantastic facilities. I loved being able to work hands-on within the first week of classes. The small class sizes are also great! I loved 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: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079

Course Description

Massage Clinical Experience

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 and BIOL 137 (each with C or better required) Pre or Co-requisites: MAST 100, MAST 205, MAST 206, COMP 110 or COMM 111 5 credits (150 laboratory hours), spring semester