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Instructor-led Courses


This 660-hour program provides future massage therapists with the practical skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the salon/spa industry, as well as the field of healthcare.  Students will gain a thorough understanding of the human body, its anatomy and physiology, as well as administering a professional massage in a clinical environment.  Students will be prepared to become licensed massage therapists in North Carolina.  Students will be responsible for the additional cost of textbooks and uniforms.  (*Registration $180; Clinicals $50; required student insurance $14.50.)  Please call 910-678-8309 for more information on registration options.


Per the North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy the following are requirements for licensure to practice:

-Must have high school diploma or equivalent

-Must be proficient in the English language


INSTRUCTOR: Henrike Bowman

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Refund & Enrollment Policy


Refund Policy

The refund policy for Fayetteville Technical Community College's Continuing Education Division was established by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges, Raleigh on October 15, 1993. The full refund policy is listed in the NC Administrative Code 23NCAC.2D.0203 (d) Brief Statement of Policy:
  1. A pre-registered extension student who officially withdraws from an extension class(es) prior to the first meeting of the class (should be 24 hours prior) will be eligible for a 100 percent refund by completing an official request form.
  2. The refund will be 75 percent if requested prior to the 10 percent date of the class(es) meeting.
  3. No refunds will be given after 10 percent of class meetings.

Enrollment Policy

Enrollment for a course will end a week prior to the course start date.

For example: Course Start Date: Wednesday, January 15th, 2018
Enrollment Deadline: Wednesday, January 8th, 2018

Computer & Course Materials Requirements

The following are the titles and ISBN #’s for the books required for the Continuing Education Therapeutic Massage program at FTCC:

Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage Textbook 6th Edition
978-1-285-18755-6 & Workbook 978-1-285-18761-7

Trail Guide to the Body TextbookWorkbook:
978-0-9829786-5-8 & Workbook  978-0-9829786-6-5

For specific information, i.e. price, bookstore hours, the telephone number to the FTCC Bookstore is 910-678-8342.

Uniforms required for the program are available at Castle Uniform. Prices will run between $60-$75 depending on what you order. You are not required to purchase shoes or a nametag for this program. Castle Uniforms is located in Cross Creek Plaza on Skibo Road. Their contact number is 910-485-4429.


Computer Requirements

CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: The Therapeutic Massage program prepares students to sit for the MBLEx Licensure ExamThe NC Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy License  is valid in North Carolina.