Curriculum Overview

Zmc Professional Licensed Massage Therapy Upcoming Program Start Dates

ZMC is fully accredited through COMTA (Commission On Massage Therapy Accreditation)

The 900 hour curriculum at ZMC exceeds all Utah State requirements.

Below is a comparison, which shows Utah State curriculum requirements alongside ZMC’s requirements for graduation. For more information call 435-261-4203 or send an email to shalyn@zmc.edu

Overview Comparison Of State Requirements and ABT/ZMC Requirements:

Category

Utah State Requirement

ABT/ZMC Requirement

Anatomy & Physiology & Kinesiology
125
180
Pathology
40

52

Massage Theory

285

372
Business & Professional Ethics

35

56

Sanitation / First Aid / CPR

15

16

Student Clinic / Internship

100

180
Exam Prep

0

24

Self-Care

0

20

Total

600 Hours

900 Hours

List of required ZMC courses and the maximum number of classes, which can be missed for each course. (The Professional Massage Therapy Program Consists of 900 total hours of instruction) * A clock hour is defined as a 60-min block of time with at least 50 minutes of instruction or classwork.

Course
(24 total required courses)
Number of Classes
Hourly Block
Total Clock Hours Per Class* (900 clock hours)
Maximum Allowable Absences Per Class for 90% Attendance
Cost to Retake the Course

Anatomy & Physiology Level I

9

4

36

3.6 Hrs.

$396

Anatomy & Physiology Level II

9

4

36

3.6 Hrs.

$396

Anatomy & Physiology Level III

9

4

36

3.6 Hrs.

$396

Anatomy & Physiology Level IV

9

4

36

3.6 Hrs.

$396

Ashiatsu and Chavutti Thirumal

6

4

24

2.4 Hrs.

$264

CranioSacral Therapy

6

4

24

2.4 Hrs.

$264

Eastern Abdominal Massage

4

4

16

1.6 Hrs.

$176

Exam Prep

6

4

24

2.4 Hrs.

$264

Gua-Sha Massage

3

4

12

1.2 Hrs.

$132

Hydrotherapy & Spa Therapy Techniques

4

4

16

1.6 Hrs.

$176

Kinesiology

9

4

36

3.6 Hrs.

$396

Lymphatic Techniques

6

4

24

2.4 Hrs.

$264

Massage Therapy Core I

10

4

40

4.0 Hrs.

$440

Massage Therapy Core II

7

4

28

2.8 Hrs.

$308

Optimal Health for the Massage Therapist

5

4

20

2.0 Hrs.

$220

Pathology

13

4

52

5.2 Hrs.

$572

Professional Ethics & Business Standards

14

4

56

5.6 Hrs.

$616

Reflexology

5

4

20

2.0 Hrs.

$220

Sports Massage and PNF Stretching

6

4

24

2.4 Hrs.

$264

Standard Precautions, Sanitation, & CPR

6

4

24

2.4 Hrs.

$264

Structural Concepts

16

4

64

6.4 Hrs.

$704

Student Massage Clinical Internship

180

Varies

180

None allowed

$1980

TCM Cupping Massage, Herbal Liniments,
and Moxibustion

5

4

20

2.0 Hrs.

$220

Thai Massage

6

10

60

6.0 Hrs.

$660

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

Anatomy and Physiology Level I:

Anatomy and Physiology Level II:

Anatomy and Physiology Level III:

Anatomy and Physiology Level IV:

Ashiatsu and Chivutti Thirumal:

CranioSacral Therapy:

Eastern Abdominal Massage:

Exam Prep:

Gua-Sha Massage:

Hydrotherapy and Spa Therapy Techniques:

Kinesiology:

Lymphatic Techniques:

Massage Therapy Core I:

Massage Therapy Core II:

Optimal Health for the Massage Therapist:

Pathology:

Professional Ethics and Business Standards:

Reflexology:

Sports Massage and PNF Stretching:

Standard Precautions, Sanitation, and CPR:

Structural Concepts:

Student Massage Clinical Internship:

TCM Cupping Massage, Herbal Liniments and Moxibustion:

Thai Massage:

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