This course presents an overview of the contemporary Massage Therapy business world, focusing on operation, finance, marketing, planning, personnel management, client confidentiality, and client file/record maintenance. Emphasis is also placed upon licensing requirements and business ownership and entrepreneurship in the Massage Therapy practice. Basic Corporate entities such as “C”, “S”, and Professional corporations will be discussed. This course also acquaints massage therapy students with State and National law and ethics guidelines, ethical practices and basic personal psychology concepts. Students will also be introduced to the concepts of self-assessment and self-esteem in an effort to assist them in understanding the process involved with making the changes necessary in their lives to facilitate success in their chosen career.
Offered: Fall, Spring