ACADEMIC PROGRAM for MASSAGE THERAPY

Massage Therapy Program

The Orion Institute, formerly know as the Healing Arts Institute, offers a 750 clock-hour massage therapy program with a duration of 10-1/2 months to 12 months, depending on when a student starts. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

ACADEMIC SCHEDULE

Quarter1

Anatomy & Physiology 101 (76 clock hours)
Massage/Theory/Practice 101 (88 clock hours)
Medical Terminology 101 (16 clock hours)

Quarter 2

Anatomy & Physiology 102 (76 clock hours)
Ethics 102 (25 clock hours*)
Massage/Theory/Practice 102 (63 clock hours)
Pathology (A&P) 102 (16 clock hours)
CPR 102 (4 clock hours)
*16 hours are dedicated to a separate ethics class, and the remaining is during class and clinic.

Quarter 3

Anatomy & Physiology 103 (88 clock hours)
Business/Law 103 (25 clock hours)
Clinic 103 (48 clock hours)
Electives 103 (4 clock hours)
Field Experience (7 clock hours)
Massage/Theory/Practice 103 (24 clock hours)

Quarter 4

Anatomy & Physiology 104 (76 clock hours)
Clinic104 (52 clock hours)
Electives 104 (4 clock hours)
Field Experience 104 (7 clock hours)
Massage/Theory/Practice 104 (40 clock hours)
Pathology 104 (16 clock hours)
State Board Review (optional)

ACADEMIC SCHEDULE

The school year consists of four 12-week quarters with a break between each quarter.

Classes begin in the spring (usually April), summer (usually July) and in the fall (usually October) and in the winter (usually January). The deadline for applications is typically 30 days prior to the first day of class. Enrollment is on a first-come, first served basis so it is essential to apply as soon as possible. Please contact Admissions for the application deadlines.

CLASSES STARTING IN WINTER

Full-time Day (12 months)
Class Times: Tuesdays and Fridays
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Full-time Evening Classes (12 months)
Class Times: M T W TH
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

CLASSES STARTING IN SPRING

Full-time Day (12 months)
Class Times: Mondays and Thursdays
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m


Full-time Evening Classes (12 months)
Class Times: M T W TH
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

CLASSES STARTING IN SUMMER

Full-time Day (12 months)
Class Times: Mondays and Thursdays
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m


Full-time Evening Classes (12 months)
Class Times: M T W TH
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

CLASSES STARTING IN FALL

Full-time Day (12 months)
Class Times: Tuesdays and Fridays
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Full-time Evening Classes (12 months)
Class Times: M T W TH
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m

Interested in one of our programs?

If you have additional questions or would like to speak to one of our Admissions Representatives please fill out our contact form or call 419-874-4496.