Health and Wellness Technology
The Health and Wellness Technology Program offers a flexible, innovative curriculum designed to meet the changing needs of the health care marketplace. The program provides the students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a variety of settings, including, but not limited to hospitals, massage clinics, rehabilitation clinics, spas, behavioral health clinics, orthopedic rehabilitation centers, wellness/fitness centers, doctor’s offices, private practice, and athletic programs at the high school, college, or professional athletics level.
Under the Health and Wellness Technology Program, Gateway offers credentials in massage therapy. Students are trained to be massage therapists from entry level Swedish Massage, for its therapeutic and relaxation benefits, through Advanced Medical Massage (Sports and Orthopedic Massage) for the specific needs of the athlete and to aid in recovery and rehabilitation from illness, injury and surgery.
As a medical model, therapists will gain expanded knowledge in Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology and Medical Terminology. Other modalities are introduced to the massage therapist’s education to enhance skills and knowledge. Business education is included in the program to assist therapists in the operation of a practice.
Associate in Applied Science
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Estimated Program Costs
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Curriculum in the KCTCS system is constantly being reviewed, improved and updated to ensure quality and relevance. Exact course requirements will be provided by a program advisor at an advising session or upon enrollment. Courses listed in this document are representative, but not binding on Gateway Community and Technical College.
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