Admissions and Entrance Requirements
General Admissions Requirements:
All applicants for the Massage Therapy Diploma program must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Students not in possession of, or unable to find their high school diploma or GED may complete an Attestation of High School Graduation at the time of enrollment. If a copy of the high school diploma or GED is not provided upon enrollment, a copy of the document must be received by AMBI no later than 30 days after the student begins classes in order to remain in school.
If a student is applying with a foreign diploma, it must be sent to a reputable and approved translation service, at the student’s expense. The translation and equivalency certification from an approved service must be received to be deemed acceptable.
All programs are conducted in English, and students must be proficient in verbal and written English to begin the diploma program.
Each student must be able to display the physical ability to lift and position clients, and display the ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time for their occupation. AMBI reserves the right to determine if applicants can meet these requirements.
Applicants must be beyond the age of compulsory school attendance recognized in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Admissions Process Includes:
• Meeting with an AMBI Admissions representative
• Completing all admissions documents and essay
• Participating in an interview with a Senior Instructor or Lead Administrator
• A financial assistance appointment may also be conducted at the campus depending on how the student wishes to pay the tuition
Following the successful completion of the above items, candidates will be notified by telephone if their application has been accepted for admission to AMBI. The student will be notified when their course is to begin, as well as the orientation schedule for the class start period. A letter welcoming the student to AMBI will also be delivered by first-class mail.