Massage Therapy

Delgado’s Massage Therapy Program provides academic and clinical education in the practice of therapeutic massage. The program includes instruction in massage topics such as its history, purpose, benefits, its place in a holistic approach to wellness, and an introduction to the variety of massage techniques for special populations. Students will be eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx).

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Delgado Community College Charity School of Nursing
450 S. Claiborne Ave.
New Orleans, LA. 70112

For more information, please contact Massage Therapy Program Director/Assistant Professor:

Randolph J. Marinoni, B.S., LMT
(504) 571-1336


To be eligible for a Certificate in Massage Therapy, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must provide evidence of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must be eligible for ENGL 101 and MATH 098 as documented by ACT, placement test or developmental course completion.
  3. Successfully complete all prerequisite courses: BIOL 161/163 (Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, Lecture/Laboratory)
  4. Earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all college courses.

The duration of this program is 16 months.

Official Program Description in the College Catalog

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