Therapeutic Health Technicians Training

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Therapeutic health technicians are individuals and personnel who undergo studies and training in order to give assistance to certified health care professionals in the field of occupational, physical and respiratory therapies. Hands on support to people who are experiencing chronic and other disabilities genetically or accident-induced, are the primary responsibility of a therapeutic health technician.

Aside from a rigorous study and training programs, therapeutic health assistants require other character and attitudes to help them endure the physical and emotional demands of caring and assisting patients in this field. Amidst the strenuous activities is the satisfaction and reward of seeing your patients make a difference in spite of their limitations. The salary ranges between $22,060 and $41,360 annually. This simply means that candidates who earn an associate degree may also expect to earn an hourly rate of $10 to $24 in approximation.

For those who aim to pursue a therapeutic health technician career, a high school diploma is basically required. However, it also depends on the field of medical study and the type of position in mind. An associate degree will be given to successful candidates who undergo trainings in certified training facilities that help and equip them with the proper knowledge and skill to do their jobs. It is important to note that job requirements as a therapeutic health technician may vary from the actual rehabilitation assisting jobs to clerical tasks and responsibilities. They can work in various venues like hospitals, private clinics, and health centers among others.

One branch of therapeutic therapy caters to the physical state of a patient. Physical therapist assistants are geared towards assisting certified physical therapists in their activities like patients’ rehabilitation process. Patients who are under the program are those who are physical disparities like cerebral palsy, fractures, arthritis and even victims or accidents.

Therapy massages are the basic things a therapeutic health technician trained to do. This medical treatment actually helps people not only improve their physical state, it also gives mental and emotional relaxation to the patients.

Potential growth for therapeutic health technician careers is very high especially for the coming years. As a matter of fact, there is already a rising competition amongst large groups of competent and skilled aspirants of this job. With the increasing demands from the health sectors, answers to this need must be likewise in proportion.

Thus there are a lot of certified training centers offering intensive programs for therapeutic health technician trainings. This is a very vital occupation. It does not only require basic knowledge, it encompasses a lot more integral training for the candidates to succeed and be catalysts of change in the medical milieu.

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Online Schools

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences

Boston University

  • Campus Location: Online School
  • Healthcare Programs: MS of Occupational Therapy, Doctorate in Occupational Therapy and Doctor of Physical Therapy
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Penn Foster Career School

Utica College

US Career Institute


Fortis College


Arizona School of Massage Therapy

The Bryman School of Phoenix


White River School of Massage


Academy of Professional Careers

  • Campus Location: Boise, San Diego
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Holistic Health Practitioner, Massage Therapy, Optical Technician, Administrative Medical/Dental Assistant
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American Career College

Bryan College

Clarita Career College

Fremont College

Golden State College

Kaplan College

Maric College

Milan Institute of Cosmetology

National Holistic Institute

Western Career College

  • Campus Location: Antioch, Citrus Heights, Emeryville, Pleasant Hill, Sacramento, San Jose, San Leandro, and Stockton, California
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy certificate and associate degree
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Denver School of Massage Therapy

IntelliTec Medical Institute


Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy


Everest University

  • Campus Location: Brandon, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Largo, North Orlando, Orange Park, South Orlando and Tampa, Florida
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy
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Florida Career College

Florida Career Institute

Florida College of Natural Health

  • Campus Location: Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, and Sarasota, Florida
  • Healthcare Programs: Advanced Massage, Massage and Skin Care, and Paramedical Skin Care associate degree programs and Therapeutic Massage diploma training program.
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Keiser University

  • Campus Location: Daytona Beach, Lakeland, Melbourne, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Healthcare Programs: Associate degree in Massage Therapy
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Southwest Florida College

Sunstate Academy

Technical Career Institute


Lincoln College of Technology


Remington College


Academy of Professional Careers


First Institute

Northwestern Business College


Indiana Business College

Kaplan College

  • Campus Location: Hammond, Indianapolis, and Merrillville, Indiana
  • Healthcare Programs: Clinical Massage Therapy, Massage Therapy, and Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
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Spencerian College


Career Technical College


TESST College of Technology


Salter College

The Salter School


Baker College

  • Campus Location: Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Clinton Township, Flint, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso, and Port Huron, Michigan
  • Healthcare Programs: Therapeutic Massage certificate or associate degree
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Minnesota School of Business

  • Campus Location: Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Plymouth, Richfield/Bloomington, Rochester, Shakopee, and St. Cloud Minnesota
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy diploma or Associate degree
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Antonelli College


Allied College

Missouri College

Sanford-Brown College

Vatterott College


Omaha School of Massage Therapy


Academy of Healing Arts

Las Vegas College

Nevada School of Massage Therapy

New Hampshire

Hesser College

New Jersey

Berdan Institute


Miami-Jacobs Career College

  • Campus Location: Akron, Columbus, Dayton, Springboro and Troy, Ohio
  • Healthcare Programs: Associate degree in Massage Therapy
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Pioneer Pacific College


Allied Medical and Technical Institute

Berks Technical Institute

Kaplan Career Institute

Keystone Technical Institute

McCann School of Business and Technology

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Tri-State Business Institute

YTI Career Institute

ICM School of Business and Medical Careers

Rhode Island

New England Institute of Technology


ATI Career Training Center

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute


Utah Career College

Utah College of Massage Therapy

Provo College

Vista College


Virginia School of Massage

Medical Careers Institute


Ashmead College


Everest College

  • Campus Location: Ontario
  • Healthcare Programs: Physiotherapist Assistant / Occupational Therapist Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Office, AssistantRehabilitation Therapy Assistant
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Schools with Locations in Multiple States

Brown Mackie College

  • Campus Location: Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, Atlanta, Georgia, Boise, Idaho, Ft. Wayne, Indianapolis and Merrillville, Indiana, Kansas City and Salina, Kansas and Hopklinsville and Louisville, Kentucky
  • Healthcare Programs: Occupational Therapy Assistant
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Anthem Institute

  • Campus Location: Cherry Hill, Jersey City, North Brunswick and Parsippany, New Jersey and Springfield, Pennsylvania.
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy Diploma
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Apollo College

  • Campus Location: Mesa, Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Boise, Idaho; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Spokane, Washington
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy
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Baltimore School of Massage

  • Campus Location: Linthicum, Maryland and York, Pennsylvania
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy and Fitness Program, Massage Therapy and Spa Techniques Program and Professional Massage Therapy Program
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Blue Cliff College

  • Campus Location: Alexandria, Houma, Lafayette, Metairie, and Shreveport, Louisiana; Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy diploma and Associate degree
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Branford Hall Career Institute

Cambridge College

Everest College

  • Campus Location: Alhambra, Anaheim, City of Industry, Gardena, Hayward, L.A. Wilshire, Ontario, Reseda, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Jose North, Torrance, and West Los Angeles, California; Burr Ridge, Chicago, Merrionette Park, and Skokie, Illinois; Merrillville, Indiana; St. Louis, Missouri; Chesapeake, Newport News and Tyson's Corner, Virginia; and Bremerton, Seattle, Tacoma Fife and Vancouver, Washington
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy
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Everest Institute

  • Campus Location: Decatur, Jonesboro, Marietta and Norcross, Georgia; Chelsea, Massachusetts; Detroit, Dearborn, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Southfield, Michigan; Eagan, Minnesota; Tigard, Oregon; Austin, Texas; and Cross Lanes, West Virginia.
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy
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Globe University

  • Campus Location: Woodbury, Minnesota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Healthcare Programs: Diploma and associate degree in Massage Therapy
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Harris School of Business

Herzing University

High-Tech Institute

  • Campus Location: Sacramento, California, Orlando, Florida, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kansas City, Missouri, Las Vegas, Nevada, Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy diploma
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Lincoln Tech®

  • Campus Location: New Britain and Shelton, Connecticut, Brockton, Massachusetts; Mt. Laurel and Paramus, New Jersey; Allentown and Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Lincoln, Rhode Island
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy
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Medical Careers Institute


  • Campus Location: Smyrna, Georgia and Towson, Maryland
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy
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Milan Institute

  • Campus Location: Bakersfield, Clovis, Indio and Visalia, California; Boise, Idaho and Sparks, Nevada
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy diploma
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Miller-Motte Technical College

  • Campus Location: Greenville, Cary and Wilmington, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, Chattanooga and Clarksville, Tennessee, and Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy, Professional Massage Therapy, and Therapeutic Massage
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National American University

  • Campus Location: Overland Park, Kansas; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, and Roseville, Minnesota; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Healthcare Programs: Therapeutic Massage associate degree and Therapeutic Massage Professional Diploma
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National Massage Therapy Institute

Rasmussen College

  • Campus Location: Ocala, Florida; Aurora and Rockford, Illinois; Eden Prairie, Mankato, and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Bismarck, North Dakota; and Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy associate's degree or diploma
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Sanford-Brown College

  • Campus Location: Collinsville, Illinois, Hazelwood and Saint Peters, Missouri and Cleveland, Ohio
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy diploma and Associate degree. In Cleveland, Advanced Massage Therapy diploma
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Sanford-Brown Institute

  • Campus Location: Jacksonville and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Monroeville and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Healthcare Programs: Certificate or diploma in Massage Therapy (In Atlanta, Advanced Massage Therapy)
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Seacoast Career Schools

Southwestern College ®

Spa Tech Institute

  • Campus Location: Westbrook, Maine; Ipswitch, Plymouth, and Westboro, Massachusetts
  • Healthcare Programs: Holistic Massage Therapy, Polarity Therapy, Therapeutic Massage Therapy
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