Academic Programs

 Diploma850 Hour Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Certification Program

Tuition: $10,500.00

Completion Time:  Approximately 11 1/2 months

If you want the greatest amount of preparation, confidence and career opportunity, our Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Certification Program combines neuromuscular and trigger point release therapies, includes the International Academy of Neuromuscular Therapy (IANMT) certification, and is widely respected among the health care community.

Most CIMT students enroll in this program, which can be completed in approximately eleven and one half months. Advanced graduates often explore the option of working in healthcare settings including: doctor's offices, physical therapy clinics, hospitals, chiropractic offices, and naturopathic clinics.

As part of the training program, students are required to complete a portion of their requirements outside of class. This prepares the student for private practice of massage therapy by structuring a diversity of practice sessions and professional contact with the public. The clinical lab hours requirements consist of:

  • 10 seated massages
  • 86 full body massages (of which fourteen are charting)
  • 5 preceptor evaluation massages
  • 10 sport event hours
  • 16 marketing event hours
  • Record keeping on each massage

850 Hour Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Certification Program

Summary of Hours

Orientation 4.50
Anatomy and Physiology 144.00
Massage Theory 126.50
Massage Technique 356.50
Sports Massage 24.00
Electives 60.00
Student Clinic 130.00
Communicable Diseases 4.00
Total Diploma Hours 850 hours

Upon program completion you will receive:

  1. A Diploma of Graduation in Massage Therapy with 850 hours of training
  2. A Certification of Integrative Techniques
  3. A Certification of "Trigger Point Release"
  4. A Certification as a Neuromuscular Therapist by the International Academy of Neuromuscular Therapies

 

550 Essential Massage Therapy Certification Program

Tuition: $7,900.00

Completion Time:  Approximately 8 1/2 months

If your priority is becoming a massage therapist as quickly and affordably as possible, our Essential Massage Therapy Certification Program can be completed in approximately eight and one half months, and provides solid preparation for the 500-hour minimum requirement for Colorado licensure. This program is a good starting point for students looking for entry level massage therapy positions in non-medical settings, including fitness centers, spas, resorts and massage franchises.

Because more knowledge makes one more confident and competitive, and therapists offering more modalities enjoy more employment and clientele opportunities, many graduates of this program go on to complete the Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Certification Program, subsequent to becoming licensed and beginning their massage careers.

The vast majority of massage therapists (91 percent) have taken continuing education classes.
American Massage Therapy Association

As part of the training program, students are required to complete a portion of their requirements outside of class. This prepares the student for private practice of massage therpay by structuring a diversity of practice sessions and professional contact with the public.

The clinical lab hours requirements consist of:

  • 10 seated massages
  • 36 full body massages
  • 3 preceptor evaluation massages
  • 10 sport event
  • 16 marketing event
  • Record keeping on each massage

550 Hour Essential Massage Therapy Certification Program

Summary of Hours

Orientation 4.50
Anatomy and Physiology 173.50
Massage Theory 99.50
Massage Technique 94.50
Sports Massage 24.00
Electives 60.00
Student Clinic 90.00
Communicable Diseases 4.00
Total Diploma Hours 550 hours

Upon program completion you will receive:

  1. A Diploma of Graduation in Massage Therapy with 550 hours of training
  2. A Certification of Completion in Integrative Techniques

Tuition Pre-Payment Discount

The Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy offers a tuition Pre-Payment discount as follows:
*This offer applies to payments made by cash or check only. The fees we would need to include by credit card processing are equivalent to the tuition pre-payment discount.

Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Certification Program
3% Discount ($10,185)

Essential Massage Therapy Certification Program
2% Discount ($7,742)

In the event a refund needs to be applied, the refund is based on the full program price.

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