The College of Southern Maryland has two regionally accredited tracks for massage training. The Certificate, which takes 17 months, is designed for students who wish to practice as Registered Massage Practitioners in Maryland and provide wellness and condition management across the lifespan. Note: RMP graduates cannot work in or take referrals from any health care setting or practitioner in Maryland.
The AAS, which takes 22 months, is designed for students who wish to practice as Licensed Massage Therapists, provide wellness and condition management, treatment, and rehabilitation across the lifespan, and be eligible to work in and take referrals from any health care setting or practitioner. This AAS included clinical rotations at area children and veterans facilities in addition to clinical practice.
The school boasts a 100% pass-rate on licensing exams for the previous 15+ years.