Program Objective: To train students to acquire satisfactory skills and to demonstrate competence in massage therapy. Upon satisfactory completion of the training, students will be qualified to apply for licensure in the State of Iowa. Once licensed, the student can apply for entry-level positions as a massage therapist. Students choosing not to practice in Iowa should contact the state they choose to practice in for licensing requirements.
Program Length: 38 academic credits / 625 hours
Completion Time: Day class: 25 weeks / Evening class: 36 weeks excluding holidays and
Awards: Students will be issued a diploma from the Bio-Chi Institute upon satisfactory program completion.
Schedule: Evening program: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; every other Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; and requires the attendance of one complete Qi Gong weekend and all scheduled on-site activities.
Tuition Cost: $7135.00
Students will need to acquire books, notebooks and writing instruments on their own for the program. A list of current required texts will be sent in student ‘s acceptance letter. Students will also need to purchase scrubs for student clinic. Students are required to complete journals for their classes and will need to make copies as well.
Graduation Requirements: Maintain a 2.0 overall GPA, good attendance, institutional fees paid in full, successfully complete and pass all required coursework, exams both written and practical.