Sep 28, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog & Student Handbook 
2022-2023 College Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Massage Therapy Progression Standards - After Program Entry

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Failure to meet progression standards results in suspension from the program.

  • After admission, students must maintain a minimum 2.0 program GPA on program curriculum courses at Central Carolina Technical College in order to progress.
  • Must earn a minimum of a “C” or higher in each required curriculum course for the program.  Students may retake program curriculum courses completed with less than a “C” one time only.
  • Must successfully complete all components of a course (theory and clinical) in order to pass the course.  Students who fail to complete a component will receive a grade of “F” for the course regardless of the time in the semester and are not eligible to receive a “W” or “WA” through the withdrawal process.
  • Students must complete all course requirements within two years of starting date of first clinical course (MTH 121 ).
  • Students are limited to two attempts at successful completion of any massage therapy program (including Central Carolina Technical College).  A withdrawal “W”, “WA” or “WF” constitutes an attempt in a massage therapy (MTH) course and will count as one attempt to complete the program.
  • Must maintain current BLS for Health Care Provider certification through the American Heart Association. Online certification/recertification will not be accepted.
  • Must maintain current documentation of tuberculin skin testing.
  • Students must purchase and maintain professional liability insurance with the College.
  • Students must obtain one sixty-minute professional massage therapy session from a licensed massage therapist.
  • Students may be required to purchase a portable massage table during the first semester.  Prices vary starting at approximately $450; however, students may be given permission to use the massage therapy lab outside of class time to complete assignments.