Massage Therapy


Program Information

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The Massage Therapy program at Lambton College is well-known provincially and nationally for producing highly qualified and successful Massage Therapists!

Graduates of the Lambton College Massage Therapy program perform extremely well at the Provincial Registration exams year after year. Lambton College's advanced diploma program will equip students with the academic knowledge, hands on skills, and experiential learning opportunities needed to succeed as a regulated health professional. 

Massage students study in the new state-of-practice NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre that is fully equipped with the latest industry standard technologies.

Students are surrounded by experienced professional faculty and will also get the opportunity to develop their skills in the community have a variety of diverse populations. Graduates of the Lambton College Massage Therapy program have amazing opportunities to pursue university degrees if they choose to take advantage of the many transfer or articulation agreements that exist. 

Device Requirements

This program requires a mobile device (laptop or tablet).

See full device requirements.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with a minimum grade of 60% in the following: 

Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Biology C or U
Grade 12 Exercise Science (PSE4U)
Grade 12 Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U)
Grade 11 or 12 Health Care (TPJ3M or TPJ4M)

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will determine proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT 79
  • Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test 

Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates are often self-employed or work in a variety of health and wellness settings. Examples include offering of massage therapy in connection with a wide variety of health care providers such as chiropractors, physiotherapists, and hospitals, or providing massage in a health spa environment.

Educational Pathways

Graduates of the Lambton College Massage Therapy program can continue their education with established degree pathways to the University of Guelph, Brock University, Humber College, University of Windsor, and University of Ontario Institute of Technology.


This program exceeds the competency requirements of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). Successful completion of this program qualifies students to participate in the registration examination of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. International applicants may be subject to further registration requirements – please visit the CMTO website for further information. 

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

905-890-7833 x 222
Sarnia/Main Campus

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