Are You A Match?
Do you enjoy working in
health care settings?
Do you enjoy customer
service and one-on-one
interaction with others?
Do you enjoy learning about
how the body is formed and
how it works?
Do you enjoy learning about
how injury happens and
ways to rehabilitate the
body from injury?
The Neuromuscular Massage Therapist program is a year-long (excluding core), full-time, day program offered on
Moultrie’s Veterans Parkway Campus.
Neuromuscular therapy is a form of injury specific massage that helps to rehabilitate the body after acute and
The students are trained in advanced assessment and medical charting skills preparing them to work in a medical
setting. Upon graduation students will have extensive training in basic relaxation and Swedish massage techniques
as well as an advanced certification in Neuromuscular Therapy (NMTAmerican™ version).
The program is approved by the National Certification board of Therapeutic Massage and Body work which allows
the students to sit for the National Certification Exam http://www.ncbtmb.org/ .
Students are eligible to sit for any Georgia State Board of Massage Therapies Licensing Exam
Students will hold certification as a NMT American version practitioner upon graduation as well as an MTC
Neuromuscular Therapist diploma.
Opportunities: There are endless job opportunities available as a therapist, to include: wellness
centers, spas, salons, fitness centers, chiropractic offices, physical therapy offices, medical spas,
cruise lines, and resorts.
Job Placement: MTC’s Neuromuscular Therapist program graduates are traditionally employed
in field at a very high rate. Demand is currently exceeding supply.
Salary: The following are estimates based on employment trends in this area. Business costs
(advertising, supplies, equipment, etc.) are not subtracted from the total revenue.
Part time therapist = 49 week year/ minimum of 15 one hour $50 massages per week/ averaging
no less than 50% commission per service performed = $18,375
Full time therapist = 49 week year/ minimum of 25 one hour $50 massages per week/ averaging
no less than 50% commission per service performed = $30,625
Advancements in the Field: Varies depending on place of employment.
Additional Program Requirements
Clinical (NEUT 1060 / NEUT 1120): Offered spring and summer
semesters. Located on MTC Veterans Parkway campus
Random drug screen
TB skin test
First Aid and CPR
Estimated: $165. Not covered by financial aid
*Note: tests are valid for one year only.
Licensing exam fees: $195 - $250. Not covered by financial aid.
Licensing fees: $125. Not covered by financial aid.
Neuromuscular Certification fees: Estimated $140
Uniforms: Estimated $150. Not covered by financial aid.
Travel expenses: Community outreach events will require the
student to use personal transportation to local businesses in
addition to the daily travel to and from class.
How often we register?
You can register for core courses any semester. The program courses begin fall semester.
What is the procedure to register each term?
Contact your program advisor through email or in person during new student registration day or
When should core courses be completed?
Prior to program selection, fall semester each year.
How long does it take to complete my core?
Minimum of 2 semesters to complete 6 courses (**reference program page to view course
descriptions for core courses.)
How long does it take to complete the program (minus core)?
1 year (begin fall, graduate summer)
Neuromuscular Massage Therapist, Diploma
Credit hours: 62
Contact hours: 1450
*There are no other degrees, diplomas, or certificates that fall under this program.
Application fee of $20
Malpractice insurance fee $11 ( fall semester)
Transcript requests $5
Late registration fee of $45
Fees, by term, as follows:
Tuition is based on $89 per credit hour
($1335.00 for 15 hours or more)
Registration fee of $50
Activity fee of $24
Technology fee of $105
Insurance of $4
Special Instructional fee of $50
Check with financial aid concerning your financial support eligibility. Check our website for the most recent tuition costs
and general fee costs.
Prerequisite Course Fees
Each semester you are registered as a student completing your
core for program admission, you will be subject to the fees
listed on the Total Estimated Program Costs slide.
You will also be required to pay for book, equipment and
supply fees that exceed your financial support from any
scholarships or other aid you may receive.
Book/supplies prices will vary depending on courses registered
and on up-to-date publisher pricing.
Total Estimated Program Costs
Please keep in mind that the fees below reflect your purchasing of future business
supplies/equipment/etc. and encourage work readiness as a self-employed business
Term Certifications/ Licenses
**the above costs are estimates and do no include the additional general fees listed on
the General Fees slide. Check with financial aid concerning your financial support
eligibility. These estimated fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I fail a course in the middle of the program? Do I have to start back from the
No. You have to wait one year until the course is offered again and exempt exams may be
required depending on where you left off in the curriculum.
I don’t like to be touched. Do I have to receive massages as well as give them?
Yes. Students will trade massages with one another throughout the length of the program.
Receiving and giving both count as grades towards your course averages.
Do I have to work on both genders during class and clinical sites?
Yes. We do not discriminate against any sex or race as professional therapists in practice.
Do I have to work in a medical office upon graduation?
No. You can work in any office, spa, salon, etc. that offers professional massage services.
Does my license cover me state to state?
If you are interested in moving to another state after graduation from the program, check that
state’s Massage Therapy Boards Reciprocity Rules and Regulations prior to entering the
Michaela Underwood, Program Director, Moultrie Veterans Parkway Campus
Personal mission/motto: To introduce massage therapy as an evolving means of complementary health care to the community
by sharing my education, skills, and experiences as an L.M.T. with future therapists.
Campus/office #: Moultrie Veterans Parkway, D140
Office hours: Posted at physical location
As set forth in its student catalog, Moultrie Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age,
political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).
Lisa Newton, Title IX Equity Coordinator and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator - 229.217.4132
800 Veterans Parkway North, Moultrie, GA 31788
Moultrie Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia