Clinical Therapeutic Massage Program
Admission Requirements

 

Associate Degree in Clinical Therapeutic Massage Program

The admissions process to the ADCTM is implemented by its Admissions Committee, an advisory committee composed of faculty members. In evaluating applicants, the Admissions Committee considers academic qualifications, personal traits and potential as indicated by the entire academic record, results of the College Board Entrance Examination (CEEB), letters of recommendation and personal interviews.

 

General Requirements and Application Process

  1. Institutional Application must be submitted no later than April 1st.
  2. Payment of $25.00 non-refundable application fee established by our institution. Payments must be in the form of a money order addressed to the Universidad Central del Caribe and sent directly to our Collection Office. No personal check, credit card or ATM are acceptable.
  3. Essay of why you want to pursue a carrier in Therapeutic Massage.
  4. Applicants must have approved Algebra, Geometry or Mathematics course and two of the following science courses: Biology, Physics and/or Chemistry.

*Official transcript from high school, college and/or university.

  1. Official scores of the College Board Entrance Examination (CEEB) if the students are less than 25 years old.
  2. Two (2) letters of recommendation from professors.
  3. An interview in person is required and is by invitation only.
  4. Criminal Background Check is required (only for students 18 years old or above).
  5. Applicants must demonstrate fluency in speaking, reading and writing in Spanish and proficiency in English.

 

High School Applicants

A minimum general grade point average (GPA) of 2.30 or above on a scale where A=4.0 is required for the Associate Degree from an accredited public or private high school or its equivalence.

College Applicants

A minimum general grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or above on a scale where A=4.0.

Acceptance

  1. To guarantee enrollment upon acceptance, the candidate must make a $100.00 non-refundable deposit.
  2. The student must submit a health certificate and a physical examination by a licensed physician with the laboratory and test required.

 

ADMISSION FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Transfer in Advanced Standing Students

Applications for transfer in advanced standing will be considered from those who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in another institution accredited by a regional accrediting agency. These applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

 

General Requirements and Application Process

  1. Institutional Application with a letter that indicate your interest in pursuing studies at UCC Associate Degree in Clinical Therapeutic Massage Program must be submitted no later than April 1st.
  2. Payment of $25.00 non-refundable application fee established by our Institution. Payments must be in the form of a money order addressed to the Universidad Central del Caribe and sent directly to our Collection Office. No personal check, credit card or ATM are acceptable.
  3. Applicants must have approved Algebra, Geometry of Mathematics course and two of the following science courses: Biology, Physics, and/or Chemistry.
  4. *Official transcript from accredited college and/or university.
  5. Copy of the scores of the College Board Entrance Examination (CEEB) if the students are less than 25 years old.
  6. Two (2) letters of recommendation from professors.
  7. Letter from Dean of Student Affairs of college or university currently attending indicating your status.
  8. An interview in person is required and is by invitation only.
  9. Criminal Background Check is required (only for students 18 years old or above).
  10. Applicants must demonstrate fluency in speaking, reading and writing in Spanish and proficiency in English.

 

Acceptance

  1. To guarantee enrollment upon acceptance, the candidate must make a $100.00 non-refundable deposit.
  2. The student must submit a health certificate and a physical examination by a licensed physician with the laboratory and test required.

 

*Students from foreign institutions must send an official translation, validation and/or equivalency to U.S.A. system in order to have their academic documentation considered. We suggest Word Educational Services (WES) as an external agency for this purpose. The web site is www.wes.org.

 

Graduation requirements

Successful completion of the four academic semesters will be required for graduation. This includes having obtained at least a grade of C in all required courses; and take the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).