MassageTherapyOnline.com, the first e-learning platform specifically designed for entry- level massage therapy education, is announcing the launch of its fully hosted online massage therapy courses for proprietary schools, community colleges and universities.
Frederick, MD October 20th, 2014 –MassageTherapyOnline.com’s online entry-level massage therapy courses for aspiring massage therapists are now available for schools nationwide. The programs are designed to help schools provide students with greater access, lowered costs, and greater learning flexibility resulting in more qualified practitioners in the industry.
With massage therapy becoming a more mainstream treatment option for our aging population, the demand for massage therapists is growing (according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, faster than all other occupations) and the demand for these programs is outpacing supply. MassageTherapyOnline.com has built the first online educational platform to address this demand for more affordable and accessible entry-level education required to become a massage therapist.
Built by credentialed instructional designers, experienced Licensed Massage Therapists and qualified instructors, the courseware has undergone a rigorous set of evaluation to ensure the most sophisticated and effective learning design available. Engagement through rich multimedia and imagery results in high retention and learning outcomes are directly mapped to the national guidelines so students are prepared for the national exam, and ultimately their license and a new career.
The programs are offered on a powerful, modern Learning Management System that is accessible through any web browser, tablet or smartphone. A mixture of interactive lessons & quizzes, videos, and anatomical 3-D renderings, MassageTherapyOnline.com was designed for maximum engagement and content retention. All programs are fully narrated as well.
An Introduction to Massage Therapy Course for those students wishing to explore the basics of massage therapy will be ready by Thanksgiving 2014. The full 300 hour NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork) and ELAP (Entry Level Analysis Project – via the Federation of Massage Therapy Boards) compliant curriculum will be ready for students beginning January 2015. By taking this 300 hours in combination with in-class hours and an externship, students are eligible to take the national exam and get their license Continuing education topics are being added and will be available in the second half of 2015.
MassageTherapyOnline.com was created by Massage Therapy industry veterans and e-learning experts to create the first ever e-learning platform for entry-level massage therapy education. Utilizing the most comprehensive and cutting edge technologies to create truly engaging learning experience, MassageTherapyOnline.com’s programs are available to students through training providers, schools, and colleges.