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The Best Choice in Registered Massage Therapy Education

Looking for a massage therapy school in Greater Vancouver? WCCMT is conveniently located in the heart of New Westminster, between the New Westminster and Columbia Skytrain Stations just a 20 minute SkyTrain ride from downtown Vancouver. At WCCMT we have been offering North America’s premier registered massage therapy courses for over 35 years.

Our Competency-Based, Mastery Level registered massage therapy program of study is taught by the most highly credentialed and experienced instructors in the field today and delivered over five semesters in 20 months.

Curriculum hours for our 2423 program of study are set by WCCMT and curriculum content is based on the Guidelines for Foundational Knowledge in Massage Therapy Education Program Document (2016) (GFK) and the Inter-Jurisdictional Performance Competencies and Performance Indicators for Massage Therapists at Entry to Practice Document (2016) (IJPCPI), which form the blue print for entry to practice exams held by the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.

Upon successful completion of our Competency-Based Master Level program, graduates are confidently prepared to sit and successfully complete the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia’s licensure examination for entry to practice as a registered massage therapist.

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