Required Courses

In order to earn your California state license as a Certified Massage Practitioner (CMP), you must successfully complete at least 520 hours of training, including the following courses:

  • Anatomy¬† 107 hours
  • Physiology 36 hours
  • Pathology 40 hours
  • Business and Ethic 24 hours
  • Therapeutic massage 85 hours
  • Polarity Therapy massage¬† 100 hours
  • Craniosacral therapy massage 36 hours
  • Pectoral girdle massage 20 hours
  • Pelvic girdle massage 20 hours
  • Chair massage 12 hours
  • Clinic 40 hours

We recommend you include in your studies here at Cypress Health Institute our 250-hour Foundations Class. If you prefer, you can build a 520-hour training program entirely from the required courses above (which total around 150 hours) and a selection of our many outstanding elective courses.

The average cost of 520 hours of training is $7,500, but may vary depending on the courses you select. Payment plans are available; call us for information about payment plans.

Register online now, or call 831-476-2115 for more information.