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Professional Massage Therapy Program
(750 Clock Hours / 47.5 Quarter Credits)

Program Length  
Day: 32 weeks / 7 ½ months
Evening: 52 weeks / 12 months

Program Description
This comprehensive 750-hour program prepares students to become successful practicing bodyworkers by giving them a broad knowledge of both Eastern and Western theories and techniques. Students learn an eclectic style of therapeutic massage that is based on Swedish theory and technique, which gives them a solid foundation for mastering many different bodywork modalities. They are taught an Eastern paradigm of bodywork therapy that includes shiatsu and acupressure, along with contemporary Western modalities such as structural bodywork, trigger point therapy & rehabilitation massage, sports massage, and cranial sacral therapy. The program includes courses in anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology, giving students a solid understanding of the body and enabling them to effectively communicate with other health care professionals and create comprehensive treatment programs for their clients. Business and career development classes, along with training in laws and regulations, are also offered. The program exceeds standards set by most state and municipal governments for licensing.**

Program Objectives

  • To develop the personal and professional potential of students so they enter the field as therapists who will offer a quality of service that will be sought after by both clients and employers.
  • To train students in the theory and technique of a balanced blend of bodywork
    modalities and prepare them to seek gainful employment working as massage therapists or in related fields supported by the training received in school and recognized by the state including, but not limited to, the application of traditional Swedish style massage, reflexology, acupressure, shiatsu, cranial sacral therapy, clinical bodywork, and other modalities taught in the program.
  • To prepare students with sufficient training in the theory and technique of massage therapy and bodywork to sit for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx) or other state recognized licensing exam.

Master Bodyworker Program
(900 Clock Hours / 58.5 Quarter Credits)

Program Length  
Day: 42 weeks / 10 months

Program Description
The Master Bodyworker Program is an advanced multidisciplinary approach to
bodywork that prepares students to holistically practice massage therapy in a variety of therapeutic environments within the industry. Modality-specific assessments enhance students’ effectiveness with clinical analysis and application of advanced techniques in the following: myokinetic techniques, hydrotherapy spa treatments, sports injury management, and rehabilitative protocols.

Prerequisites
The Master Bodyworker Program includes all of the courses in the Professional Massage Therapy Program. Students are required to enroll in and graduate from the Professional Massage Therapy Program before starting the Master Bodyworker Program. Credit for the completed Professional Massage Therapy Program courses will be transferred to the Master Bodyworker Program. The Master Bodyworker Program can then be completed in one full-time, 10-week (day) quarter.**

Program Objectives

  • To develop the personal and professional potential of students so they enter the field as therapists who will offer a quality of service that will be sought after by both clients and employers.
  • To train students in the theory and technique of a balanced blend of advanced
    bodywork modalities and expand their possibilities for gainful employment working as massage therapists or in related fields supported by the training received in school and recognized by the state including, but not limited to, advanced cranial sacral therapy, the eastern paradigm, hydrostone, myokinetics techniques and other modalities taught in the program.
  • To prepare students with sufficient training in the theory and technique of massage therapy and bodywork to sit for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx) or other state recognized licensing exam.

Professional Esthetics Program
(720 Clock Hours / 46 Quarter Credits)

Program Length  
Day: 32 weeks / 7 ½ months
Evening: 52 weeks / 12 months

Program Description
This 720-hour program offers training in the theory and practice of esthetics that exceeds Utah state licensing requirements and gives students a great deal of hands-on, real world clinical experience that will allow them to graduate as experienced estheticians. The program emphasizes the structure and function of the skin and will prepare students to critically assess and meet the unique needs of each client. The program offers instruction in basic facials, color theory, makeup artistry, body treatments, aromatherapy, natural nails, product ingredients, and hair removal. The program delivers a strong foundation in the applied and general sciences. Business and career development classes, along with training in Utah laws and regulations, are also offered.

Program Objectives

  • To develop the personal and professional potential of students so they enter the field as estheticians who will offer a quality of service that will be sought after by both clients and employers.
  • To train students in the theory and technique of esthetics while preparing them to seek gainful employment working as estheticians or in related fields supported by the training received in school and recognized by the state. This includes, but is not limited to, facials, waxing, makeup, body wraps, basic peels, manicures, pedicures and other techniques and treatments taught in the program.
  • To prepare students with sufficient training in the theory and technique of esthetics to sit for the state recognized licensing exam(s) for estheticians.

Master Esthetics Program
(1200 Clock Hours / 74 Quarter Credits)

Program Length  
Day: 52 weeks / 12 months
Evening: 72 weeks / 17 months

Program Description
The Master Esthetics Program includes the 720 hours of the Professional Esthetics Program and adds 480 hours of advanced skills and techniques to complete the 1200- hour requirement for licensure as a master esthetician in the state of Utah. Students gain hands-on experience in advanced spa techniques including microdermabrasion, microcurrent, and advanced chemical peels. Students are also trained in the theory and application of advanced body wraps, cosmetic chemistry, camouflage makeup techniques, hydrotherapy, and ayurvedic principles, with an emphasis on how to incorporate those principles into their skin care practice. Business courses emphasize leadership and management to better prepare students to advance their careers into spa management and/or ownership.

Program Objectives

  • To develop the personal and professional potential of students so they enter the field as estheticians who will offer a quality of service that will be sought after by both clients and employers.
  • To provide students with master level training in the theory and technique of a wide variety of esthetic techniques and expand their possibilities for gainful employment in esthetics and related fields. This includes, but is not limited to, microdermabrasion, microcurrent, micro-needling, LED, ultrasonic, advanced chemical peels, advanced body wraps, lash extensions, camouflage and airbrush makeup, and other techniques and treatments taught in the program.
  • To prepare students with sufficient training in the theory and technique of esthetics to sit for the state recognized licensing exam(s) for master estheticians.

Gainful Employment Disclosures
32-week Professional Massage Therapy Program [View] | [Print]
52-week Professional Massage Therapy Program [View] | [Print]
Master Bodyworker Program [View] | [Print]
32-week Professional Esthetics Program [View] | [Print]
52-week Professional Esthetics Program [View] | [Print]
Master Esthetics Program [View] | [Print]
Master Esthetics Evenings [View] | [Print]

Catalogs
Massage Catalog [View]
Massage Addendum [View]
Esthetics Catalog [View]
Esthetics Addendum [View]

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