Increase the Value of Your Board Certification!

Exciting news for Board Certificants! Increase the value of your Board Certification with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Massage Therapy from Siena Heights University.

Effective immediately, Board Certificants are awarded 33 college credits toward the 120 credits required to achieve this degree. A 45-credit major in Massage Therapy is established through Board Certification and completing 12 credits of cognate/major-related study at Siena Heights. The 12 credits are designed to assist with the business/human relations aspects of a successful massage career.

The entire degree requires 120 credits, 33 of which are awarded with proof of Board Certification. Additional transfer credit up to 90 credits total can apply toward the degree. Students may need only 10 courses (30 credits) to complete their degrees. 

Siena Heights University offers upper-division courses in areas such as leadership and management, organizational behavior, marketing, health care management, professional communication, social science, liberal arts, and more. Students must fulfill liberal arts requirements in additional to completing their Massage Therapy major requirements.

Siena Heights University has based its 33 credit award for Board Certification on the following requirements for Board Certification having been met:  

  • Passing the Board Certification exam
  • Completing 750 hours of documented  massage education
  • Completing 250 hours of documented massage work

Credit is awarded in accordance with policies established for the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program.

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