QUESTIONS TO ASK OF A PROGRAM

  1. How many in-class hours are in the program?

  2. Are there any prerequisites to the program?

  3. Do you teach an introductory course?

  4. Is the program solely an introductory course or a specialty/advanced course (i.e. focus on meridians, clinical applications, hospice/elder care, pediatrics, pregnancy, sports, etc.)?

  5. Other than foot reflexology, what other subjects or modalities are taught in the program? (i.e., hand, ear, or face reflexology, foot reading, meridians, massage, aromatherapy, cranio-sacral therapy, reiki, or energy work)?

  6. Is the reflexology course a free-standing course or part of another program, like massage?

  7. What subjects are covered in the program? Anatomy/Physiology, reflexology theory, and/or hands-on practice?

  8. Is the reflexology program supported by courses in business or communication skills?

  9. How long does it take to complete the program?

  10. Does the program offer certification or diploma of completion upon conclusion of a course beyond the introductory level?

  11. Does the program prepare me for the ARCB certification exam?

  12. What is the teacher-student ratio?

  13. What is the maximum number of students per class?

  14. If advertised as a school, is the school licensed/registered/approved by the State’s Department of Post-Secondary Education (sometimes referred to as Vocational Education)?

  15. What is the total cost of tuition? Does that include books, supplies, and equipment?

  16. Is financial aid or a payment plan available? 

  17. Is there a refund policy?

  18. Will I need to provide people to practice reflexology on?

  19. Is there time for individual sessions with the instructor to gain feedback on technique?

  20. What are the local licensing requirements to practice reflexology?

  21. Do you provide resources for post-graduate opportunities?

  22. Is the school NCRE recognized?

  23. What are the instructor’s professional affiliations or memberships in reflexology organizations?

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