Massage Therapy Training Courses in United States

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Massage Therapy in United States

Total 284 training courses and degree programs available in United States.

Massage Therapy Practitioner (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Renton Technical College
Training Center(s): Renton, United States

This program, approved by the Washington State Board of Massage, prepares students to become professionally licensed to practice therapeutic massage for health maintenance, assessment, and rehabilitation of body tissues and systems. Therapeutic massage is an integral part of sports medicine, nursing care, physical, mental, and emotional well being. The program offers specialized training in sports medicine, deep tissue massage, hydrotherapy, foot reflexology, pregnancy and pediatric massage, entrepreneurial, and job search skills. Student clinic and internship experience are required. Successful completion of this program prepares the students to take the Washington State Massage Licensing examination.

To earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) degree you must complete all requirements of the certificate program plus 20 credits of General Education.

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Massage Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The College of Health Care Professions
Training Center(s): Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Huston, San Antonio, United States

work full-time or part-time, or work around your existing schedule.

In the massage therapy program at the College of Health Care Professions, you will learn the origin, clinical skills, and technical knowledge necessary to become a successful massage therapist. Our massage therapy school combines hands-on clinical training, demonstrations, and lectures, making training at CHCP a fun and interactive experience.

Massage Therapy is an ancient art recognized by the general public, the health care industry, the corporate world, and insurance companies. It is used to bring clients to a deeper level of relaxation, improve health, address pain management issues, prevent injuries, restore a healthy immune system, improve work production, enhance physical fitness, and facilitate overall wellness. Graduates of CHCP’s massage therapy school will be prepared for licensing in Texas and eligible for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork ... [Read More]

Massage Therapy

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Platt College
Training Center(s): Lawton, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, United States

Contrary to what some might think, the science behind massage therapy can be complex. At Platt College, our massage therapy courses are designed to develop your theoretical knowledge and hands-on massage therapy skills.

Our experienced instructors provide individual support and can help you learn a variety of techniques to help you improve the lives of your patients. Whether they suffer from sore shoulders, an achy lower back or tight muscles, you can be ready to help.

With massage therapy training from Platt College, you can enter the field with confidence. Upon completion of Platt’s massage therapy courses, you will be eligible to sit for the certification exam offered through the National Certification Board of Massage Therapy and Bodyworks.

Our Massage Therapy diploma program consists of 800 clock hours, 41.50 quarter credit hours, and can be completed in approximately 10 ÂĽ months or 44 weeks.

Advanced Sports Massage Therapy

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Florida
Training Center(s): Pinellas Park, United States

Sports massage therapy is a very popular specialization in the field. This one day CE course will give you an advanced understanding of the field and techniques that will allow you to feel comfortable when working with athletes. This course will begin with a brief inside look at the benefits and challenges of the field, the theory and utilization strategies of sports massage, and the various settings where sports massage is used.
Advanced strokes and techniques that are utilized in sports massage will be taught with ample hands-on practice to ensure student comprehension. Principles of flexibility training and the all important issue of whether stretching is detrimental will be discussed utilizing the current research to help answer the question. Two popular methods of flexibility training: PNF/Muscle Energy, and Active Isolated Stretching, will be discussed with instruction on how to perform each.
Next, utilizing the techniques learned earlier, sports condi... [Read More]

Pre- & Perinatal Massage Therapy Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Hoboken
Training Center(s): Hoboken, United States

This 4-day certification workshop presents an integrative, somatic approach to maternity massage. Techniques for pregnancy, labor and postpartum therapy will incorporate the insights and selected techniques of Ida Rolf, neuromuscular, movement, and deep tissue therapies, applied Tai Chi principles, and emotional sensitivity. Participants will practice over 80 advanced techniques to enhance women&,#146,s comfort, health and enjoyment. To move far beyond general adaptations to massaging pregnant women, students will explore specific somatic support for the childbearing year, developing competence and confidence in nurturing the birth experience of a mother and her child. Approximately 80% of this class is hands-on, and it includes both written and hands-on evaluations in order to receive certification and continuing education credit.

Prerequisites and preparations: Graduated or almost completed in a 500-hour or longer massage program. Others, including midwives, d... [Read More]

Professional Massage Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Scottsdale
Training Center(s): Scottsdale, United States

Cortiva Institute&,#146,s Professional Massage Therapy Program is a comprehensive course of instruction in massage therapy that bridges intellectual discipline with technical expertise. Grounded in the value of client centered care, courses in massage theory and practice, communication and ethics in therapeutic relationships, as well as real life clinical experience are supported and complimented by studies in the structure, function and disease of the human body. Engaged and competent faculty supported by relevant text books and classroom technology blend scientific foundations and hands-on instruction to create an experiential learning environment that builds clinical reasoning skills. Added instruction in the elements of designing a career path ensures that the graduating student will be a competent massage therapist, prepared to take the National Certification Exam.

Massage Therapy

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Northwest Career College
Training Center(s): Las Vegas, United States

Today’s Massage Therapist professional is expected to understand the intricate workings of the body and use this knowledge to enhance overall health and wellness through the practice of massage therapy. With so many advancements in the massage therapy industry in Las Vegas, it is important that the therapist be able to express proficiency in a wide variety of therapeutic modalities.

This program will take you through the necessary steps of theoretical learning and provide the hands on training necessary for you to become a licensed massage therapist, not only in Las Vegas, but with national certification. The courses in the massage program are designed to diversify the student’s knowledge of massage therapy by including ancient and modern techniques.

In addition to the hands on training the students will receive from their instructors, Northwest Health Careers offers a unique learning experience for our students in the form of our Student clinic. The cli... [Read More]


Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of Southern Nevada
Training Center(s): Henderson, Las Vegas, United States

Successful completion of this program entitles students to take the National Certification Examination for Massage Therapist given by the
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Successfully passing this exam and completion of city, county and/or
state licensure requirements allows graduatesto work as Licensed Massage Therapists. This academic program integrates classroom and laboratory, hands-on education with clinical education into a sound curriculum which prepares students for employment in a variety of fields
including: resort or day spas, medical facilities or as independent contractors. Requirements for participation in the clinical experience
includes: 1) current CPR card, 2) current county massage therapist health care card, 3) negative TB test, and 4) appropriate immunizations.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES –Graduatesofthisprogramwillhave theopportunity to:
�Demonstrate competencies necessary to complete th... [Read More]

Massage Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Anthem Career College-Nashville
Training Center(s): Nashville, United States

Massage therapy students learn to provide massage to relieve pain caused by injury or illness.

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Students can earn a Massage Therapy Diploma from Anthem Career College—Nashville. We train students in different modalities, such as Swedish, sport, spa, and geriatric massage applications, as well as trigger point and stress-relief therapies.
Massage Therapy Career Training Program

Other classes cover Oriental and adjunctive modalities, body systems and nutrition, and hydrotherapy. A business course discusses ethics for massage therapists, as well as standard business practices for hygiene, first aid, and CPR. It also introduces content on launching and promoting a massage therapy business.

The massage therapy diploma program prepares students to compete for entry-level massage therapy positions in clinical or sport facilities.

At Anthem Career College, we want to give our students th... [Read More]

Massage Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Anthem Institute - Springfield
Training Center(s): Springfield, United States

Massage therapy techniques are used to relieve pain caused by injury or illness.

massage therapy trainingAnthem Institute—Springfield offers a Massage Therapy Diploma for students interested in becoming a massage therapist. Students are trained to perform Swedish, respiratory/geriatric, sports, and spa massage applications, as well as trigger point therapy. Other classes cover body systems, nutrition, and hydrotherapy.

At Anthem College, student success is our Number One goal. We have several supportive processes in place that encourage more personalized instruction, and a supportive campus environment:

Our Education Department meets with each student to provide academic guidance, assist with mapping out class schedules and arrange for tutoring services if needed
Our Student Services Department assist students who need outside services to help them stay in school and can help them find housing or child care, for example.

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