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Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage

Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage
Kings Place
440 King Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Canada E3B 5HB

Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage, located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, is a small school that provides a quality education to those interested in therapeutic massage. The facilities at this Canadian college include 11 treatment rooms.
Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage offers a 2200-hour massage therapy program, which lasts 18 months. Classes are offered Monday through Friday in a semester format. The class sizes at Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage are small, and the college's education approach is based on individual achievement. When students graduate from the Canadian college, they will be able to pass all practice and entrance exams, allowing them to work as competent massage therapists who can work in any province in Canada.
The program at Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage combines a variety of science disciplines with a practical curriculum. Students at the Canadian college study a wide range of subjects from nutrition to microbiology and endocrinology to ethics and neurology. The practical curriculum includes biomechanics, massage techniques, theory and principles of massage, treatment application and assessment, and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction.
In July 2003, the Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage entered into a credit transfer agreement with the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick. Under the agreement, students who complete the 18-month program at the Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage will have the opportunity to enter the program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree at UNB, with two years of transfer credit. This will enable the students to obtain a BScKin degree after two more years of study.                
Quick Facts

• Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage offers a new program start date every nine months.
• The curriculum at Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage is comparable to the competency standards of the College of Massage Therapists in Ontario.
• Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage also offers the Student Massage Therapy Clinic. This allows students to work in a clinical setting for 15 months of experience.
• Students who successfully graduate from the 2200-hour program at Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage are qualified for the Ontario and Newfoundland & Labrador entrance to practice exams, giving them the opportunity to work anywhere in Canada.
• The faculty at Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage have more than 100 years of combined teaching and clinical experience.
• We offer optional specializations in Sports Therapy, Perinatal Massage, and Canine Massage
• The program includes many clinical internship opportunities such as the University of New Brunswick Athletic Therapy Clinic, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation, Community Health Clinic Therapy Clinic, a medical massage clinic working with persons who are subject to severe pathological conditions, and so many more clinics throughout the 18 months.

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