Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Requirements – Wisconsin Minimums vs. The Wellness School Clinical Massage Therapy Program

The chart below shows the comparison of the clock hours required by the State of Wisconsin for a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) credential, and the hours offered by The Wellness School’s Clinical Massage Therapy Program in satisfaction of those requirements. 

Description Clock Hours Required by Wisconsin The Wellness School Clinical Massage Therapy Program Hours Above Min
APPK 1 Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Kinesiology 125 145 20
BLE 2 Business, Law, and Ethics – Includes at least 6 classroom hours in the laws of the State of Wisconsin and rules of the Department relating to the practice of massage therapy or bodywork.  Student has taken and passed the Wisconsin State Law and Administrative Rules examination. 50 50 0
MTTP 3 Massage Therapy and Bodywork Theory, Technique & Practice 300 300 0
SC 4 Student Clinic 20 150 130
CPR 5 Adult CPR/AED and Standard First Aid (5 hours required) 5 5 0
ELEC 6 Additional Course Offerings Meeting Massage Therapy or Bodywork Course Objectives (The Wellness School’s Number includes all hours that exceed the above required minimums) 100 => 150
  Total Required 600 Total in Program 750

The Wellness School’s Clinical Massage Therapy Program Outline

Category Number Course Title Clock Hours Prerequisite
MTTP SCTS-100 Self-Care, Body Mechanics and Sustainability 35
APPK HBS-101 Musculoskeletal Anatomy 32
APPK HBS-102 Anatomy and Physiology 56
APPK HBS-103 Practical Anatomy – Anatomy in Clay 20
APPK HBS-104 Kinesiology 35 HBS-102
ELEC HBS-105 Medical Terminology 7
MTTP TCM-100 Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory 24
MTTP TCM-200 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practical 48
MTTP MT-100 Swedish Massage Techniques 45
MTTP MT-103 Chair Massage Techniques 8
APPK HBS-106 Pathology 12
APPK MT-104 Special Populations 12
ELEC E-101 Psychology of Client Personalities 4
MTTP MT-201 Deep Tissue Massage/Trigger Point Therapy I 32 MT-100
MTTP MT-202 Deep Tissue Massage/Trigger Point Therapy II 21 MT-201
MTTP MT-203 Deep Tissue Massage/Trigger Point Therapy III 28 MT-202
MTTP MT-204 Myofascial Release 14
MTTP MT-205 Therapeutic and Spa Protocols & Techniques 32 MT-100, TCM-200, MT-201
ELEC E-102 Qigong Community Leader 50
MTTP MT-206 Workshopping – Clinic Peer Reviews 8
BLE BLE-101 Business 32
BLE BLE-102 Ethics and Law 18
ELEC E-103 MBLEx and Wisconsin Exam Prep 14
MTTP MT-207 Integrative Massage 8
SC A-101 Student Massage Clinic 142
SC A-102 Chair Massage Clinic (onsite) 8