Registered Massage Therapists

RMTs are highly-trained health care professionals, offering valuable holistic and complementary therapies.

Massage Therapy provides a career with Immediate employability. Registered Massage Therapist are highly sought after in all areas of the country.

RMTs work  in a wide variety of contexts:

  • Private practice
  • Multidisciplinary clinics (such as with chiropractors, physiotherapists, naturopaths)
  • Holistic health care centres
  • Sports teams
  • Wellness-based spas and resorts all over the world


What's Next?

After completing your Registered Massage Therapy Diploma at OV, you are eligible to write the College of Massage Therapy of British Columbia Board Examinations, and enter your career as a Registered Massage Therapist.  OV comprehensively  prepares students  for this step throughout the program and beyond. Comprehensive Practise Board Exams, Online study tools, and campus availability and resources to support students in their preparation. We prepare students to do more than graduate, we prepare them for a successful career.




Want to go further?

Interested in Continuing your education through CMTBC recognized continuing education credits for Registered Massage Therapists? Check out our Continuing Education page.

Bachelor of Health Science - Distance Education through Thompson Rivers University

Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage, through Southern Institute of Technology, New Zealand


Bachelor of Health Science

Graduates of our Registered Massage Therapy Diploma program earn 69 credits towards Thompson Rivers University Bachelor's of Health Science. Click here for more info

Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage

OV is the only Canadian College to have a partnership with the Southern Institute of Technology in New Zealand for graduates of our Registered Massage Therapy Program to enter into the last year of the Bachelors of Therapeutic and Sports Massage degree program at their Invercargill New Zealand Campus.  This is an exciting option for  our graduates to extend their knowledge while exploring beautiful New Zealand.  Click here for more information about SIT.

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