Academic Requirements

Academic Requirements

Domestic Applicant: BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent) or be 19 years of age or older   

International Applicant: BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent); Or Successful completion of one full academic year OR successful completion of a minimum of 24 university credits at a recognized post-secondary institution 


English Language Requirement (one of)

  • Minimum 70% in English First Peoples 12, English Studies 12, or Literary Studies 12 (or equivalent) 
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara College awards transfer credit 
  • A minimum “S” grade in Langara ENGL 1107 or 1110; Or a minimum “C” grade in ENGL 1120 
  • A minimum score of 3 on the Langara English Test (LET) Domestic students only 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) ENGL A (HL or SL) 2; Or IB ENGL LIT & PERFORM (SL) 2
  • Advanced Placement (AP) ENGL LIT & COMP 2; Or AP ENGL LANG & COMP 2
  • Successful completion of LEAP Level 8 (or equivalent) (see note a)
  • IELTS Academic Overall 7.0 with no bands less than 6.5 (see note a) 
  • TOEFL (IBT) Overall: 92, Writing: 22, Reading: 22, Listening: 22, Speaking: 22 (see note a) 
  • CAEL Overall 70, Essay: 65 (see note a) 


      a.  Assessment test scores are valid for two years from the date they were taken. 

Additional Requirements 

  1. Completion of a 2-day Introduction to Massage course or equivalent. The preferred course is Langara's course.  Please note that the Langara Intro to Massage course covers some of the questions on the RMT Program Admission Questions document.  We also accept courses from other BC RMT schools with similar hours (at least 12 hours long). Provide documentation of successful completion. 
  2. RMT Program Admission Questions. Students must complete the RMT Program admission Questions.      Answer each question completely and professionally in a paragraph format (no bullets), and all sub-sections of each question.  Please use a maximum of 10-pages to complete the RMT Program Admission Questions 
  3. Professional Reference Letter.  Provide a reference letter from someone who has known you for 5 years, is not a family member, and has a university/college degree.  The reference letter must outline the context of the relationship, attest to your personal characteristics of perseverance and ability to deal with stress and include referee credentials. (Proof of diploma not needed). 
  4. Additional Requirements requested after acceptance.
    1. Criminal Record Check
    2. Standard First-Aid with CRP Level C & AED

Application Deadline 

All admission requirements must be completed, and documentation submitted by the following dates to be considered for admission.  


Domestic Applicants 

Intake Application Deadline
Sept-Dec  June 19
Jan-Apr   October 23
May-Aug  February 12 

International Applicants 

Intake Application Deadline
Sept-Dec  January 10
Jan-Apr  May 1
May-Aug  September 6