Basic Relaxation Massage Diploma


Our Basic Relaxation Massage Diploma instructors live, eat and breathe massage. Over the course of our Basic Relaxation Massage Diploma, our instructors take students through a fantastic journey, learning about massage and the body, entirely from a massage point of view. Content includes Swedish Relaxation Massage as the foundation, as well as an introduction to therapeutic techniques.

Diploma structure.

The Basic Relaxation Massage Diploma is a blend of distance and classroom learning, with a hands-on, practical component. Upon successful completion of all requirements, students will receive a Diploma in Massage Therapy (1008 Hours).


Tuition Costs:
$9,600.00 Tuition
$575.00 Books
$325.00 Supplies
$10,500.00 Total
[For international students there is a non-refundable application fee of $500.00]


Grad employment rate

Figures represent the 2022/2023 period and are sourced from the 2021 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey.


Average Wage per Hour

Figures represent the 2022/2023 period and are sourced from the 2021 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey.



Entrance requirements.

Standard Admission:

  • Alberta high school diploma or equivalent verified by transcript or DAR
  • Provide a CRC
  • Provide an Immunization disclaimer

Mature Admission:

  • Be at least 18 years of age prior to admission (19 if out of province)
  • Provide a CRC
  • Provide an Immunization disclaimer
  • Successfully complete the MCG Career College admissions test

Physical Capability:

  • Applicants must submit a clearly legible doctor’s note indicating that the student is physically capable of meeting the demands of a career in massage therapy.


Upon successful completion of the Basic Relaxation Massage Therapy Diploma, graduates will be qualified to obtain employment in health clubs, gyms, spas, resorts, and clinics with other health care and alternative health care professionals. They will also be capable of being self-employed either full or part-time in the field of relaxation massage.

The composition make-up of this diploma will set all students up for success as massage therapists, yet student are encouraged to move on the second-year, Advanced Therapeutic Massage Therapy diploma to advance their knowledge and earn the hours required to become Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs).

Frequently Asked Questions

The Basic Relaxation Massage Diploma program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the fundamentals of massage therapy, with a focus on Swedish Relaxation Massage and an introduction to therapeutic techniques.

Graduates of our program can pursue careers as professional massage therapists in various settings, such as spas, wellness centers, sports clinics, or even as independent practitioners.

We understand that financing education can be a concern. Please contact our admissions or financial aid office to inquire about available options, including payment plans or scholarships.

We strive to maintain high standards, and our program may be recognized or accredited by relevant massage therapy associations or regulatory bodies, depending on your location. Please check with our admissions team for specific details.

To enroll, you can visit our website, fill out an application form, and follow the admissions process outlined there. You can also reach out to our admissions team for assistance.