Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

A.A.S. in Massage Therapy

General Education Outcomes

A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods, and perspectives that students gain through the study of many academic disciplines. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation: they equip students to make informed judgments and remain engaged beyond the classroom. To that end, QCC promotes educational activities that allow students to demonstrate that they can:

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning

To support these institutional general education outcomes, the academic departments-;through their programs-may also assess the ability of students to:

  • Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  • Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  • Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Approved by the Academic Senate on February 13, 2018.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a strong foundation in the biological sciences, together with a broad-based general education in the liberal arts
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the art and science of massage therapy, within a holistic health framework
  3. Comprehend theoretical knowledge of and apply Eastern and Western massage therapy techniques  
  4. Work with clients in a variety of settings, under the direct supervision of a licensed faculty member
  5. Demonstrate understanding of professional issues, including legal and ethical concern, business practices and the importance of continuing education throughout the career
  6. Prepare for application for licensure in New York State

May 2017

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