The Birmingham School of Massage certificate program is designed to prepare the student for employment as a massage therapist and/or to enter private practice. The technical portion of the program introduces a variety of massage therapy techniques to enable the graduate to address specific problem areas and concerns presented by the client.  Anatomy and physiology, interpersonal communication skills, and clinic experience are added to provide a complete approach to learning the skills necessary in a professional massage practice. Business, marketing, advertising, and presentation skills as well as professional boundaries and ethics also are covered. more >