Massage Therapy

Full-Time

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. In fact, in 2016 87% of the graduates successfully completed the registration exams to become Registered Massage Therapists in Ontario.  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. 

Lambton College Massage Therapy students will be surrounded by experienced professional faculty and will also get the opportunity to develop their skills in the community with 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).

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.


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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
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Grade 12 Exercise Science (PSE4U)
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Grade 12 Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U)
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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.

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, hospitals and health spas.

Educational Pathways

Lambton College has a number of transfer agreements with other post-secondary institutions that allows graduates to use their Lambton College credential to gain advanced standing in other programs. See where you could go within Ontario to complete a degree once you've completed this Lambton College program.

Want to go outside of Ontario? See where this Lambton College program can take you.

Accreditations/Certifications

Massage Therapy Schools across Canada will be required to be accredited by the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA) by 2022. Lambton College values a high level of education and commitment to quality improvement. Lambton College is currently preparing to apply for accreditation. 

Students qualify for free student membership with the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario (RMTAO). The RMTAO promotes and supports the profession while providing professional services, continuing education opportunities, and research information to its members.

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. 


 Health, Community Services & Creative Design
519-541-2435

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Program Information
519-541-2403
info@lambtoncollege.ca


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