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8115 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 2H7




Massage Therapy Training

Since 2003 Keyano College has been partnering with Alberta Massage Training to offer quality Massage Therapy Training here in Fort McMurray. We offer two programs adding to a total of 2200 hours, which is considered the norm across Canada. Graduates from the first program can enter the professional work world with great confidence or continue into the second year Massage Therapy Diploma Program.

Flexible Learning

Our flexible learning may be the right choice for you if:

  • You would like a career in massage therapy, but a full time on-campus schedule is not right for you
  • You are currently employed, a student or have an otherwise busy lifestyle

We can arrange for you to visit a class in session. Our flexible learning approach combines distance learning with regular in-class tutorials. You will work through directed readings and specific content on your own and receive credit for those hours spent away from class. Email, fax and telephone access are always available to reach our instructors. Written testing and hands on skills will dominate the in-class section of the course.

Graduating students are tracked to assess their employment success and how well the course prepared them for their professional responsibilities. We analyze all comments seriously to review and revise the course as needed.

Swedish Relaxation Certificate

  • 900 Hours
  • 30 weeks part-time in class and part-time home study, eight 2-day weekends in class.
  • Classes Begin: September 2013 and January 2014

This Certificate program provides the Graduate with the knowledge of the most common form of massage in North America. Graduation from this program will be eligible to become a registered member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada which has the largest number of Massage Therapist members in Alberta. Employment opportunities exist in gymnasiums, health spas, on cruise ships, at holiday resorts; however, most practitioners are in private practice.

Prerequisite: Student must meet one of the following criteria: Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent or Applicant may apply as a mature student. Student must provide transcript prior to attending.

2013-14 Fees for Swedish Relaxation massage program:

  • Tuition: $6,450.00
  • Supplies/ Books: $475.00
  • Massage Table Allowance: $350.00
  • Total Costs: $7,275.00

Massage Therapy Diploma

  • 1300 HOURS
  • 44 weeks part-time in class and part-time home study, eleven 2-day weekends in class.
  • Classes Begin: September 2013

This program starts in September only using the same format of study as the Swedish Relaxation Massage program. The Massage Therapy Diploma Program provides the student with an opportunity to learn deep tissue massage, fascia release, stretching, orthopedic assessment and treatment of pathologies of the entire musculoskeletal system.

To be able to treat such things as whiplash, headaches, low back pain and many other conditions normally treated by highly qualified Massage Therapists. We also teach how to work closely with other healthcare professionals such as Medical Doctors, Chiropractors, and Physiotherapists. These skills allow the graduate to be a professional in the mainstream healthcare system.

Graduates will have the opportunity to assess and treat all conditions generally requiring therapeutic massage and to advise clients in after care and/or referral to other health care professionals.

Graduates of these programs will have a total of 2200 hours- the generally recognized standard required by professional organizations across Canada.

Prerequisite: Swedish Relaxation Massage or program considered equivalent

2013 Fees for Massage Therapy Program:

  • Tuition: $6,450.00
  • Books: $660.00
  • Total Costs: $7,110.00

How To Apply

Go to, and complete our online application or request information. 

Our student advisor will be glad to speak to you at 780-743-1467 or toll free at 1-877-768-8400, or email