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300-1001 1 St SE,

Calgary, AB T2G 5G3

Diploma in Massage Therapy

Cambrooks College’s accelerated Diploma in Massage Therapy in Calgary provides students with a comprehensive clinical education aimed at developing versatile massage therapists who are able to practice in a wide range of medical and therapeutic settings, collaborating with many different health practitioners to improve health, rehabilitate acute injuries, and manage complex chronic conditions. As a student at Cambrooks College, you will gain in-depth knowledge in massage therapy theory and hands-on professional experience in our state-of-the-art facilities, which include specialized massage therapy tables and exercise equipment. You will develop knowledge and skills that will allow you to successfully conduct a systematic patient assessment, develop treatment plans, deliver safe and effective treatment, and evaluate the outcome. You will also learn how to run a successful business in this diverse field of massage therapy, which has thousands of years of history as a healing modality.

Our 2200 hour massage therapy program is accredited by the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada Association (NHPCA).

Massage therapists with 1100-hour certificate can upgrade their education to a 2200-hour diploma by applying for credit for courses already taken.

 Clinical Practice

Since Cambrooks’ diploma in Massage Therapy offers a unique blend of scientific theory and clinical practice, we teach a variety of soft tissue manipulation techniques applied to the assessment and treatment of stress, pain and a variety of medical conditions. Courses in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology, and communication guarantee a foundation of clinical knowledge that will carry you through dynamic experiences in and professional practice at Cambrooks College’s public massage clinic.

The Massage Therapy diploma is licensed by government and graduates are eligible to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) through the provincial associations.

Program Flexibility and Start Dates

Our program is very flexible to accommodate your life and work. Students can choose full-time or part-time (evenings and weekends).

The Diploma Program is offered full- and part-time, and can be started in the fall semester (September) or winter semester (January). Please contact us or complete the application for the next admission.

 Admission Requirements

General Admission

All students must complete a successful interview with the college to determine suitability for the program of interest

Other requirements include:

  • English (grade 12) and math (grade 10) or equivalent from another province, as verified by transcripts

  • or GED (score of 450 in LA and 400 in Math)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older or 17 years of age with a high school diploma

 Mature Student Admission

You could be admitted as a mature student based on the following requirements:

  • Minimum age 25

  • The satisfactory result on an equivalency test

The candidate should obtain a 60% in the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test administered by the College.

International Students Admission

  • Transcripts from home country with results equivalent to standard admission requirements

  • If ESL, must meet ESL requirements

Evidence of English (E.G. ESL, TOEFL) may be required and the student may be required to take the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. In such a situation, the candidate must score a minimum of 60% in each of the verbal and quantitative skills for the WBST.


Preparing Students for a Global Economy

We offer something to suit everyone’s interest. From a diploma in human and community support to a qualification in financial services, we offer it all.


300-1001 1 St SE,

Calgary, AB T2G 5G3

Phone: 403-764-1414


Fax: 403-452-6111


Our morning classes are flexible and vary depending on the program.

Morning Classes: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM or 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM and 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Evening Classes: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM or 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Weekend Classes: Friday (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM), Saturday (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Sunday (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM)


Need help or have questions about student finance, career prospects, and opportunities? Contact our front desk today.


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