Massage Therapy Develop your clinical and professional skills in our state-of-the-art clinic. Jump start your career with our fast-track option.

General information

Program code
6 Semesters (3 Years)
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Intake information

Start date Campus
Winter 2018 Barrie
Fall 2018 Barrie

Program description

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the entry-level standards of practice as set out by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario through a blend of theoretical and effective treatment instruction. Students will participate in clinics and outreach practice settings that enable them to develop the necessary skills to perform an effective plan of care. This program is offered with both traditional and fast-track deliveries. Students can take the program in either the traditional delivery consisting of 6 semester offered over 3 years with a break during the summers, or elect to fast-track by studying 6 semesters straight over a 2 year period without any breaks.

NOTE: Applicants following the fast track will apply through OCAS using the major MASF. Winter intake is offered as fast track only; Fall intake regular and fast track.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U), or Grade 12 Exercise Science (U)


View the Massage Therapy articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

  • BIOL1005 Pathology 1
  • MASG1001 Therapeutic Relationships
  • BIOL1007 Pathology 2
  • BIOL2002 Pathology 3
  • BIOL1014 The Essential Body
  • BIOL1015 Human Physiology
  • BIOL3001 Neuroanatomy
  • BUSI3007 Business Principles for the Regulated Professional
  • MASG1004 Massage Theory and Practice 1
  • MASG1005 Clinical Anatomy 1
  • MASG1006 Massage Theory and Practice 2
  • MASG2002 Clinical Anatomy 2
  • MASG2003 Massage Theory and Practice 3
  • MASG2004 Clinical Assessment
  • MASG2005 Clinical Practice 1
  • MASG2006 Massage Theory and Practice 4
  • MASG2007 Remedial Exercise
  • MASG2008 Clinical Practice 2
  • MASG2009 Outreach 1
  • MASG3005 Massage Theory and Practice 5
  • MASG3006 Clinical Practice 3
  • MASG3007 Outreach 2
  • MASG3008 Massage Theory and Practice 6
  • MASG3009 Massage Practice Consolidation
  • MASG3010 Outreach 3
  • MASG3011 Clinical Practice 4
  • HLTH1003 Preparation for Clinical Practice

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list