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First-Year Advising Guide - Massage Therapy Diploma

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Welcome to the Massage Therapy Diploma at Mount Royal University!

Congratulations on your admission to the Massage Therapy Diploma. As a student at Mount Royal, you will be able to open doors to a wide range of learning and career opportunities. The information in this guide is a useful resource as you learn about your Mount Royal program. See below to help you plan your first year in the program.

Diploma overview

The Massage Therapy diploma is designed to present a comprehensive approach to wellness. This 2200-hour program is completed through a combination of lecture, blended and online courses. It integrates theory, research, and experiential learning within supervised settings.

The diploma consists of 34 required courses. If you wish to complete the diploma in two (2) years, we recommend that you follow the sequence outlined in the Program Planning Guide. Visit the Plan your Studies page for more details.

Registering for courses

It is your responsibility to register in your courses and ensure that the courses you select meet the program and graduation requirements as outlined in the Program Planning Guide. You will register for courses using the registration system found in mymru.ca, Register & Pay tab.

To get started, please visit the Plan your Studies page for information like:

  • Your Program Planning Guide
  • Step-by-step registration instructions
  • Registration help sessions
  • Advising help sessions
  • Information about textbooks, orientation, preparing for your first week, and more. 

For additional information on transfer credit, waitlists and more, visit the Registration Resource Website.

Track your progress

mruGradU8 is a program audit system and advising tool designed to assist you in reviewing your academic history, identifying requirements you completed, and identifying those requirements that are still needed for graduation. As you move through your diploma, mruGradU8 will become a great planning tool for you to measure your progress. 

You will login to mruGradU8 through your mymru.ca account, under the ‘My Program’ tab. Please visit this page for more information about mruGradU8, including frequently asked questions.

Your advisor

The Massage Therapy diploma has a dedicated administration team that is here to support you during your time at  Mount Royal. You may connect with your advisor at massage@mtroyal.ca with questions about your course selection or program path. 

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