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Therapeutic Massage: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

92.5 Credits

Offered at Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Minnetonka, Roseville, and Sioux Falls.

Therapeutic Massage Major Core

Credit Hours

(All 28 credits must be earned at NAU.)

TH1021*

Ethics and Personal Growth Lab#

3

TH1031*

Fundamentals of Massage Therapy with Lab#

3

TH1041*

Massage Standards and Business Practice with Lab#

3

TH2021*

Specialty Massage Techniques with Lab#

3

TH2061*

Neuromuscular Techniques with Lab#

3

TH2081*

Special Populations Massage Techniques with Lab

3

TH2100*

Mastering Therapeutic Business

4

TH2500*

Student Clinic

3

TH3000

Therapeutic Massage Exam Review

1

TH3010*

Massage Internship

2

 

 

28

Support Core

ME1150*

Medical Terminology

4

ME2530*

Pathology for Massage Therapists

4

SC1200

Principles of Nutrition

4.5

 

 

12.5

General Education Core (52)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

 

 

9

Science

SC1221* or

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab or

 

SC1222D

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

6

SC2050*

Clinical Kinesiology

4

SC2061*

Palpation of Anatomy with Lab#

3

 

 

13

Mathematics

MA

Algebra Elective

4.5

 

 

4.5

Humanities

HU

Humanities Elective

4.5

 

 

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

PS1050

Introduction to Psychology

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

General Education Elective

4.5

 

 

16.5

The Therapeutic Message Core, Therapeutic Massage Support Core and all Science courses must be scheduled for the full required contact hours.

*Professional course (minimum "C" grade required)

Students attending any Minnesota campus:

# must take this course at the Brooklyn Center or Roseville campus

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Therapeutic Massage Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

(The university reserves the right to correct clerical errors.)