Students must register in person for this program.
(driver’s license required)
The Brazosport College Massage Therapy Program is designed to be completed in 12 months, beginning in January and ending in December. Registration begins in the fall (August) for the program beginning the following January. You will find program costs in the Fall Community Education schedule.
The program follows the State of Texas 500-hour curriculum and meets all state guidelines. Brazosport College has a dedicated classroom and clinic for this program.
Attendance in a free information sessions is required prior to registration and will provide participants with detailed information about the program, financial aid and payment options, state licensing and more.
State of Texas 500-hour Massage Therapy Curriculum components include:
Part I: MSSG1013A Anatomy & Physiology 75 hours
MSSG2013A Kinesiology 50 hours
MSSG1007A Business Practices & Professional Ethics 45 hours
MSSG1005A Hydrotherapy / Therapeutic Modalities 20 hours
MSSG1109A Health and Hygiene 20 hours
MSSG2014A Pathology 40 hours
MSSG1011A Massage Fundamentals I 125 hours
MSSG2011A Massage Fundamentals II 75 hours
Part II: Internship 50 hours
To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:
• 18 years of age
• High school diploma or GED certificate
• Satisfactory criminal history background check (as per 25 Texas Administrative Code,
Chapter 141, Subchapter E, Rule 141.37; and Subchapter G, Rule 141.66); copy of TXDL
• Attend a Program Information Session
More information about becoming a Massage Therapist is available from the Texas Department of State Health Services Massage Therapy Licensure Information web site at: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/massage/mt_schools.shtm or by contacting the Healthcare Program Coordinator at 979-230-3636.