An Exceptional Learning Experience
Medical Massage Therapy
Enroll in our hands-on, innovative class for advanced students. Our qualified and experienced instructors serve as facilitators of the learning process. Instead of simply lecturing, they guide students by helping make sense of course materials, encouraging them to ask questions and explore solutions, and promoting the use of resources outside of the classroom.
Our 2,200-hour program is completed over two-years to become a professional Massage Therapist.
Axiom Career College complies with the Canadian standard of Inter‐Jurisdictional Practice Competencies and Performance Indicators for Massage Therapists at Entry‐to‐Practice. We support A Plan to Establish a Canadian Accreditation Process for Massage Therapy Education Programs as we strive to gain legislation in Saskatchewan. To learn more about the program, check out our FAQs below!
The practice of massage is universal with many referrals from health care professionals for it’s physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Massage therapy is an evolving field that is diverse and filled with opportunity. Axiom’s Medical Massage Therapy is an updated program that is current with evidence-based practices and research. We approach massage education with new and forward ideas that will appeal to a variety of learners; our program is a combination of academic, hands-on, and practicum. We integrate lectures, labs, class discussion, workshops, and missions (outreaches) to expose students to a variety of techniques and experiences. Labs include cadaver labs with the University of Saskatchewan biology department and anatomy labs that allow students to build the body from the inside out. This two-year diploma will prepare you for board exams and a career in massage therapy. The program is challenging; we help you reach your goals and potential. At Axiom Career College we work hard to create a healthy learning environment that is fun and filled with positive experiences; we aim to enlighten so you may do your best. We would be honored for you to join us and become a professional massage therapist.
Students who successfully complete Axiom's Medical Massage Therapy program are eligible to write the board exams with the Massage Therapist Association of Saskatchewan (MTAS). Once they pass the board exam they may practice as a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT).
Axiom is equipped with an on-site student clinic. As a part of practicum, student interns will have the opportunity to treat the general public while under the supervision and support of an experienced clinical supervisor. Our supervisors have a minimum of three years' work experience with many exceeding ten years. The student clinic will allow you to gain experience as a practitioner, receptionist, and entrepreneur. You will grow through professional development, public relations, procedures, and protocols. Our clinic is equipped with online booking, electronic medical records, as well as progress reports and data that will help you to become a well-rounded professional.
Chiropractic Clinics, Gym & Sports Clubs, Health & Wellness Centers, Massage Therapy Clinics, Medical Offices, Physiotherapy Clinics, Private Practices, Rehabilitative Practices, Resorts, Cruise ships, Hotels, Spas, and Sport Teams.
Earning potential significantly increases over a 1-5 year span.
Year one: $45,000
Year two - five: $55,000 - $100,000
Students get the opportunity to attend 4 Cadaver Labs with the University of Saskatchewan Biology Department throughout their two years of study, as well as take part in our Anatomy lab (building the body).
Workshops & Techniques
(included in program)
Cancer, Craniosacral, Deep Tissue, Disabilities & Special Needs, Geriatric, Hospice & End of Life Care, Hospital & Surgery, Infant, Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Myofascial Release (MFR), Pediatric, Prenatal, Shiatsu, Sports & Athletics, and Thai.
Interested in Massage Therapy, but would like to try it?
Check out our Introduction to Massage Workshop!
Classes are held in person, Monday - Friday between the hours of 9:00 am & 3:00 pm. Lunch Break: 11:45 am - 12:15 pm.
There will be two weeks vacation over Christmas, one week vacation in February, and one week vacation over Easter. There are no classes scheduled during statutory holidays.
Students are expected to work one shift per week in our Student Massage Clinic to obtain their practicum requirement. Students choose which day of the week they work (pending availability).
September through June
Year One: 10 months
Year Two: 10 months
Location: SASKATOON, SK
You’ve Got Questions. We’ve Got Answers
Grade 12 or GED
Health Science 20 or Biology 30
English Language Proficiency
Basic Computer Literacy
Diploma: 2200 hours
Year One: 43 weeks
Year Two: 43 weeks
Life-Long Learner Application
Life-Long Learner admission is available to applicants who meet the criteria. All direct entry colleges consider applicants under Life-Long Learner admissions.
Must be 21 years of age by the first day of class
You must be finished your high-school education for two years by the first day of classes
Select "Life-Long Learner" when applying
Students must pay the registration fee in order to secure their spot within the program. All other admission requirements are due at the student's intake appointment.
Year 1: $120*
Year 2: $60* - waived when attended year one at Axiom Career College
2. Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
obtained through your local RCMP attachment
3. Physician's Health Form
obtained through your family physician
4. Highschool Transcripts
Waived when applying as a Life-Long Learner
5. Proof of English Language Proficiency - for student malpractice insurance
You must provide ONE of the following as proof of English language proficiency:
a) Canadian Highschool Diploma
b) Transcript that shows completion of English 30 or Grade 12 English equivalent
c) Proof of completion of General Education Development (GED) test
d) Results from a recognized English Language Proficiency test that meet the required score
DuoLingo English Test – https://englishtest.duolingo.com/home
(minimum score: 115 - no sub score below 95)
Students are required to pay their student fees at orientation if they are not applying/approved for a Student Loan/Grants. If you already hold a valid CPR certificate that is not up for renewal, the amount for CPR will be deducted from your total.
Student Fees Year 1
ACC Supply Package $315*
Prohealth Central $55*
Malpractice Insurance $155*
Remex Fee $15*
Printing fee $50*
Outreach fee $150*
Student fees Year 2
Clinical shirt $50*
Graduation fee $50*
Athletic Tape $40*
Remex fee $30*
Hydrotherapy fee $80*
Malpractice insurance $155*
Printing fee $65*
Outreach fee $150*
All textbooks are the responsibility of the student to obtain for the start date of each class. You will be provided a textbook list at your intake appointment. Prices are estimates including tax. E-books are permitted and usually cost less.
Year 1: $933.09*
Year 2: $359.64*
Year 1: $10,000*
Year 2: $10,000*
Payment plans available
Student loan application assistance available
*prices subject to change
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