Domestic Students

Domestic Students

Successful completion of high school is mandatory. Langara makes acceptance decisions based on application ranking. Preference is given to applicants who have previous college/university education, including successful completion of Anatomy and Physiology courses, from a recognized university or college. Submit all documents to rmt@langara.ca

Applications open one year before the requested intake semester. The RMT program new-student intakes are in September, January and May. Please contact the Program Coordinator with any questions.

Application packages must be complete, and must include all required documents in order to be processed. Application deadlines are as follows: 

Intake Application Deadline
September  July 13th
January  October 27th
May February 13th 


Application Requirements

1. To begin your application: Download the Domestic Student application form

2. Transcripts (& Grade/Mark sheets if applicable)Applicants must submit high quality colour scans of official high school and college/university transcripts with final grades as part of their application package. If transcripts & grade/mark sheets are in a language other than English, a professional word-for word English translation must be submitted with the original documents, and must include the company stamp on each page.

3. Completion of a 2-day Introduction to Massage course or similar. 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.

4. RMT Program Admission Questions. Students must complete the RMT Program admission questions. Answer each question completely & professionally in 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.

5. 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.

6. English Proficiency. All students must demonstrate English-language proficiency in one of the following:

  • Duolingo test scores are not accepted by the RMT Program
  • Successful completion of B.C. Grade 12 English, Communications 12, English Studies 12 or Literary Studies 12 or equivalent with grade of 70%
  • Successful completion of post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit
  • LET (Langara English Test) Level 3 - this option is for domestic students their first language is English
  • TOEFL iBT, or iBT Home edition, with a total score of 92 or higher and a minimum of 22 in Listening; 22 in Reading; 22 in Speaking; and 22 in Writing
  • IELTS Academic 7.0 with no band less than 6.5
  • CAEL 70 overall, with minimum written score of 65
  • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) Level 5, minimum written score of 26
  • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) Level 5, essay 26
  • Successful completion of LEAP Level 8

After successful RMT Program applicants have received a Langara official Offer of Admission, they must pay a $1500 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit to secure their space.

Accepted applicants must also complete two additional CMTBC requirements.