Massage Pathology

Credit Hours: 40

Locations and Start Dates

The next class of Pathology for Massage Therapists, should be coming up soon. Call today for the next start date.

San Francisco Massage School: 415.221.2533; Pleasanton Massage School: 925.461.2533.

What’s Great About Massage Pathology..

What Is Massage Pathology?

Our course in Pathology for massage therapists provides an introduction to the theory and science of how people adapt to stress and develop conditions of disease as part of this adaptive process.

In Pathology for Massage Therapists, students will examine the symptoms and the course of development for many stress and disease conditions for the purpose of determining appropriate and optimum massage intervention strategies.

Additionally, Pathology for Massage Therapists prepares students to pass the national massage certification test required by the California Massage Therapy Council for the Certified Massage Therapist.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn to identify common pathologies in which people have adapted to their emotional and mental stress patterns.
  • Distinguish how the body intelligently adapts to repetitive stress, shock and trauma.
  • Demonstrate how to assess optimum conditions for providing massage and healing services to those suffering from ailments, disease and/or health challenges.
  • Prepare to successfully pass licensing certification exams which require knowledge of pathology.

Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee: $25.00
Tuition: $520.00
State STRF Fee: $0.00
Total: $545.00

Getting started in Massage Pathology is eeeeeasy.

You have two options:


Call one of our fabulously friendly admissions advisors and they will help you apply over the phone and schedule your personal registration appointment.

  • San Francisco Massage School: 415-221-2533
  • Pleasanton Massage School: 925-461-2533


Click on the “TOUR/REGISTER!” button below, complete the brief form and we will call you back to set up your personal registration appointment.