Therapeutic Massage

Do you have the magic touch? You know, that ability to make someone totally relax? If you’ve got it, we want YOU!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term Fall Term
Length of Program Day Program: 4 Terms (12 Months)
Evening Program: 7 Terms (21 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Diploma


The Indian Hills Community College Automotive Technology program is a NATEF Master Certified Full-Service Program! You won’t miss anything here! We are proud to be at the cutting edge of the industry and with our 21-month program you will have the time to not only learn the basics, but all new technologies as well! Our program is extremely unique because we offer one of the ONLY live labs in the state of Iowa, meaning you will be fixing real, broken and/or damaged cars and trucks! The dealer and shop owners that guide our program curriculum have made us the number one Automotive Technology program in the state of Iowa.

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What you will learn:
  • Various massage techniques, including Swedish, deep tissue, and sports massage
  • Massage for the expecting mother and those at the end of life
  • Hot stone massage
  • Essential oils
  • Patient interaction skills as well as business skills to get you started on your success

Need a program that allows you to study at night?

We also offer an alternative Evening (and some weekends) Program that is especially designed to allow you to work during the day and train as a massage therapist at night!  Courses are taken in the classroom and online.  So, take a deep breath. A wonderfully satisfying career is at the tips of your fingers – just waiting to be massaged into life, and it starts at Indian Hills Community College!


Which Path is right for you?

It’s your education. Choose your own path. We’re right behind you every step of the way!

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Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Therapeutic Massage Program details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as a Massage Therapist at a Salon, a Massage Therapist in a Chiropractic Office, or a Massage Therapist in a Hospital setting!

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Not sure if you need the day or evening program? Don’t stress. Just ask Caroline!

Caroline Peyrone, DPT, Program Director, Therapeutic Massage
(641)-683-5271 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5271