What certifications are needed for a Massage Therapist?

A massage therapist typically begins work after completing post-secondary non-degree programs of around 500 Hours. Practical and technical aspects of the practice are introduced. Most massage therapy education incorporates elements of theoretical knowledge and practical experience with either classroom or face-to-face tutelage as well as online studies. Client engagement and business principles are also taught as part of the online or classroom sessions, which may touch on a select variety of the more popular massage techniques including:

  • Swedish massage
  • Biodynamic massage
  • Sports massage

State regulation of massage therapy is common with the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam normally enough to enter the profession. Often continuing education programs are part of the maintenance of a massage therapy license or certificate.

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Sheridan College

Sheridan College Overview Massage therapy is a quickly developing field with employment opportunities across the nation. This program gives you the ...
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The Institute of Beauty and Wellness

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness Overview Wellness is at the center of this education program. Their 750-hour massage therapy program ...
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Mountain State School of Massage

Mountain State School of Massage Overview All of Mountain State School of Massage and Massage Therapist Programs incorporate three areas of ...
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Discovery Point School of Massage

Discovery Point School of Massage Overview This Professional Licensing Program (PLP) educates students in the art, science, and business of massage ...
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ECPI University

ECPI University Overview This program is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of therapeutic massage ...
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Balance Massage School of Vermont

Balance Massage School of Vermont Overview Balance Massage School gives a one-of-a-kind educational experience through an approach to learning that incorporates ...
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Myotherapy College of Utah

Myotherapy College of Utah Overview The mission of Myotherapy College of Utah is to furnish students with high-quality education and experience ...
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Central Texas College

Central Texas College Overview A massage career starts with the Licensed Massage Therapy program at Central Texas College. Massage therapy is ...
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Arbor College School of Massage

Arbor College School of Massage Overview The Clinical Massage Therapy diploma is a 620-hour program developed to provide an educational experience ...
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South Dakota School of Massage Therapy

South Dakota School of Massage Therapy Overview The 700-hour program covers basic Swedish massage, specialized massage techniques, and other subjects related ...
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Technical College of the Lowcountry

Technical College of the Lowcountry Overview The TCL Massage Therapy program prepares graduates to succeed on their preferred paths. The 750-hour ...
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Lincoln Tech

Lincoln Tech Overview Seeking a career that offers gratification in knowing you've helped someone relieve their pain? With Therapeutic Massage Therapy ...
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Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia Overview Community College of Philadelphia's Massage Therapy program meets the state requirements for massage therapy training and ...
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Lane Community College

Lane Community College Overview Lane Community College's Massage Therapy Program is intended to give students a solid foundation in both the ...
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Platt College

Platt College Overview If you enjoy helping people relax and working with your hands, taking massage therapy courses with Platt College ...
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American Institute of Alternative Medicine

American Institute of Alternative Medicine Overview AIAM has been teaching holistic skills in massage therapy since 1994, making their program the ...
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Institute for Therapeutic Massage

Institute for Therapeutic Massage Overview The core Massage and Bodywork Program, ITM offers a Massage Therapy and Personal Training Program, an ...
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Josef’s School of Hair, Skin & Body

Josef's School of Hair, Skin & Body Overview Known as the longest lasting massage therapy program in North Dakota,  the goal ...
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NC Massage School

NC Massage School Overview At NC Massage School, students have the opportunity to enhance their professional skills in a dynamic, individualized ...
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New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts Overview NHITA offers comprehensive 10-month and 12month massage therapy programs, including classroom and externship/practicum hours ...
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