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Lead Massage Therapy education that is learner-centered and evidence-informed, promotes self-reflection and self-efficacy, and fosters excellence in teaching and learning.


Develop knowledgeable, compassionate, and respectful massage therapy learners, who will become outstanding leaders, effective practitioners, and important contributors to their communities.

Strategic Goals:

Work-Integrated Learning

Provide meaningful work-integrated learning such that learners have an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to care for patients throughout their life span in a variety of healthcare settings and teams.

Evidence-Informed Practice

Integrate evidence-informed practice, including research literacy and research capacity, throughout the massage therapy program.


Transform the learning environment to offer more choices in how, what, when and where learners learn.


Create a culture of wellness in which learners, staff, and faculty feel included, supported, and respected.


Optimize excellence in teaching and learning through scholarship of teaching and learning, consistency in performance expectations, and authentic evaluation.