West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

CAREER PROGRAMS: Health Care Technologies - Massage Therapy


Program Options

  • Certificate of Achievement

Program Information

The Massage Therapy Program prepares students with the theory, knowledge, and hands-on experience necessary for an entry-level position as a massage therapist. Students will learn basic swedish, shiatsu, sports, and deep tissue massage. Upon completion, the graduates will be qualified to get their massage therapy licenses in the city of choice in the state of California.













Career Paths

Today, the message therapist may work in private practice or in any number of capacities:

  • Clinics or Physician's Office
  • Chiropractor's Office
  • Physical Therapist's Office
  • Hospitals
  • Health Clubs and Fitness Centers
  • Resorts and Spas
  • Senior Centers
  • Sporting Events
  • Corporate and Business Wellness
  • Stress Reduction Programs

Program Opportunities

The Health Care Technologies Department offers eight other programs:

  • Clinical Assistant
  • Insurance Billing Specialist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Reception
  • Medical Transcription
  • Orthopedic Technician

Program Requirements

  • Requirements and suggested sequence of classes

Department Chair 
Kris Gaiero 
e-mail:  kris.gaiero@westvalley.edu


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