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River Valley School of Massage

Credit for Previous Training / Transfer Credit Policy

Credits can be transferred with approval of the School Director and Director of Education.  No more than 40 clock hours will be given per 3 college semester credit hours. This will only be approved if the college hours are part of RVSM curriculum and student has college transcript. River Valley School of Massage will accept anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, medical terminology, and some business classes. College credit hours must be passing with a minimum 75%. RVSM will also accept transferred credits from another massage therapy program if the student is in good standing with the transferred school (this includes all debt has been paid and the student has transcript and passing grades of 75% or above). 

Candidates for transfer credit must provide documentation that includes: official transcripts, a copy of the diploma, and a school catalog or statement providing the course descriptions of each class completed.  If credit is granted, training time may be shortened and tuition may be reduced proportionately. 

Arkansas Department of Health has given permission for massage therapy schools to give credit hours for cosmetology and aesthetician hours for massage therapy hours.