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Massage Therapy

Through classroom and hands-on experience, the RCC Massage Therapy program prepares individuals to provide relief, improved health and wellbeing to clients through manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles and connective tissues.Massage students with instructor Tiffany Clarkin

Training and hours lead to a one-year certificate that meets requirements for state licensure and national certification.

Whether your goal is to work in a medical office, resort, day spa, on a cruise ship, or to start your own private practice, the massage therapy training you receive at RCC can help you achieve your dream.


Mandatory Massage Therapy Information Meetings

If you plan to apply for the fall 2020 program, it is mandatory that you attend one of the Massage Therapy Informational Meetings prior to applying.  Meeting details are below.

RCC Redwood Campus, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Building M, Room 1: 
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October 9, 2019
November 20, 2019
January 22, 2020
March 4, 2020
April 22, 2020
June 3, 2020

Learn about local employment opportunities, including wage ranges and the meaning of “accredited,” a “one-year certificate,” and “financial-aid eligible.”

How to apply

Massage Therapy is a limited-entry program.

The application process begins on April 1 for the fall 2020 program start date. This program includes the training and practicum hours that meet the requirements for Oregon state licensure and national certification. For more information, call 541-956-7066 or email

Click here for more information about the application process.

About the Program:

  • Courses offered include Swedish massage, Asian bodywork, hydrotherapy and massage for cancer patients, and the sciences of Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology and Pathology plus more.
  • The program is accredited, NCBTMB accredited assigned school and financial-aid eligible.
  • Unique service learning opportunities are included.

Entry Requirements:

Enrollment in the Massage Therapy program is limited. Applications are accepted, on a first-come, first-served basis (provided prerequisites are met). The application process is open between April 1 and June 24 for entry into the fall program. A mandatory orientation will be scheduled the week prior to the fall term start date.

For details see pre-application procedures. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Massage Therapy administrative assistant at 541-956-7066.

Department Chair:
Tiffany Clarkin