Massage Therapy ProgramOffice of Continuing Education and Training
The exceptional success of the Kapi‘olani Community College Massage Therapy program is validated by its dual approval by the State of Hawai‘i Board of Massage and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. The Massage Therapy Program includes 600 hours of theoretical and practical education in human anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, professionalism, laws and regulations, and a wide variety of techniques to suit varying client needs. Participants earn two Certificates of Competence, one in General Massage Therapy and another in Specialty Massage Therapy. Licensed Massage Therapists may be self employed or work at fitness centers, chiropractic and medical clinics, hospitals, physical therapy clinics, with athletic teams, or resort spas. Wages can range from $30 to $100 per treatment hour.