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Welcome to Massage Therapy at Tri-C 

 Learn more about the Massage Therapy Program at Tri-C 

Massage Therapy Program offers:
  • one-year Certificate of Proficiency
  • one-year Post-Degree Professional Certificate 
  • 16-month Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Short-Term Certificate in Advanced Massage Therapy
About the Massage Therapy Program at Tri-C:
The Massage Therapy program will prepare you for a rewarding career as a Massage Therapist, whether running an independent practice, working closely with other health providers such as physical therapists and chiropractors or being employed in other settings such as:
  • Medical facilities
  • Health clubs
  • Spas 
  • Resorts
  • Community service organizations
  • Nursing homes
  • Country clubs
  • Sports teams and sporting events
Tri-C offers consistently high pass rates for Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards MBLEx exam used by the State Medical Board Ohio for massage licensure. Learn and develop both clinical skills and business know-how. You will receive high-quality instruction and become a college graduate - for thousands less than other institutions!

Tri-C has a variety of offerings to fit your busy lifestyle:  full and part-time schedules are available and classes are offered during the day or evening/weekend.

When you graduate from one of the following Massage Therapy programs, you are eligible to apply for a Medical Board of Ohio massage license after passing the MBLEx exam:

Certificate of Proficiency in Massage Therapy:- if you do not have a college degree

Post-Degree Professional Certificate in Massage Therapy -- if you have an associate, bachelor or higher degree from a recognized college/university

The above certificates seamless transfer to the Associate of Applied Science Degree and Short-Term Certificate: Advanced Massage Therapy. 

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Massage Therapy  -
Certificate of Proficiency and Post-Degree Certificate students have the option of receiving the associate degree by completing general education courses such as Small Business Management, Psychology, Bioethics, etc. Students can enroll in and complete some or all of the the general education courses before acceptance to the massage therapy program, or while taking massage therapy courses, or after graduating with the certificate. Note:  All associate degree students must complete two advanced massage therapy courses that are not part of the certificate program.

Short-Term Certificate: Advanced Massage Therapy
Graduates of the Certificate of Proficiency and Post Degree Certificate programs have the option of returning to complete the short-term certificate.  The massage therapy courses in the short-term certificate are also part of associate degree. 

How to reach us

Mary Segretario
Program Manager 
Eastern Campus Health Careers and Technology Building

Request a Massage Therapy Program Application Packet of Information at 216-987-2418 or email

Do you want to receive a massage in the Student Clinic? Call 216-987-2417.  Information on the Massage Therapy Student Clinic.  

Massage Therapy News:

  • We are accepting applications for the Fall 2015 and Fall 2016 Program.  Apply now!


  • The Massage Therapy Program has a 100% first-time pass rate for all graduates who sat for the MBLEx exam to date!
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