How does RCC stay current with the changing massage trends?
The Massage Therapy faculty are all licensed massage therapists (LMT). They spend many hours of their own time researching the various trends. We also meet yearly with our Advisory Committee.
Can I complete the program in two years instead of one?
Yes, many students decide to take the program over a two year period. However, students must re-apply every year. How to apply
Is the program accredited?
Yes, the college is accredited through the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. The Oregon Board of Massage Therapist has reviewed and approved our curriculum.
I am licensed massage therapist in another state. What do I need to do to qualify to take the licensing examinations to obtain my license in the State of Oregon?
You can apply to the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists and have an Official review your education. OBMT will inform you of coursework you may be missing or if you have met the educational requirements. If you have transcripts and course outlines from your schooling, the RCC Massage Therapy Department Chair can assist you with an Unofficial educational review and advise you on classes that may complete your educational requirements.
How old does a person need to be to become a licensed massage therapist?
ORS 687.051 states Massage Therapy licensure applicants are required to have attained the age of 18 years.