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Neuromuscular Massage Therapist program power point



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  • 1. 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?
  • 2. Program Description 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 chronic injuries. 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 . 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.
  • 3. Employment 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.
  • 4. Additional Program Requirements Clinical (NEUT 1060 / NEUT 1120): Offered spring and summer semesters. Located on MTC Veterans Parkway campus Pre-clinical requirements:  Random drug screen  Physical examination  TB skin test  Criminal background  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.
  • 5. Timeline 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 pre-registration week. 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)
  • 6. Diploma/Degrees/Certificates Neuromuscular Massage Therapist, Diploma Credit hours: 62 Contact hours: 1450 *There are no other degrees, diplomas, or certificates that fall under this program.
  • 7. General Fees  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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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 upon graduation. Books/Supplies/Uniforms/ Term Certifications/ Licenses Fall $1200 Spring $500 Summer $350 **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.
  • 10. Frequently Asked Questions What if I fail a course in the middle of the program? Do I have to start back from the beginning? 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 program.
  • 11. Disclosure Information neuromuscular-therapist-diploma-program- disclosure-information
  • 12. Instructor 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 E-mail: Phone: 229.217.4160 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