Massage Therapy Program


Program Description

Kapi‘olani Community College’s Massage Therapy Program is a 614 hour non-credit, evening/weekend program comprised of coursework with theory, hands-on practice, competency testing and clinical experience.  The length of the program is approximately 11 months to complete.  It includes two certificates of competence, one in General Massage Therapy and another in Specialty Massage Therapy.

Students who successfully complete both certificates in its entirety at Kapi‘olani Community College will be eligible to take the Hawaii State Board of Massage License Examination, as well as the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

KCC offers a very high quality massage therapy education provided by some of the finest instructors from Hawai‘i and from the mainland.  Besides lectures and lab experiences, students are also encouraged to take an active role in the community outside of the campus and are given ample opportunities to participate and provide student massages in the community and at other organized events.

Degree and Certificate Programs

  • Certificate of Competence – General Massage Therapy 
  • Certificate of Competence – Specialty Massage Therapy

ToolboxDownload forms & documents at the Massage Therapy Toolbox.



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