Massage Therapy Training Courses in United States

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




Total 333 training courses and degree programs available in United States.

Massage Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Rosel School of Cosmetology
Training Center(s): Chicago, United States
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Rosel School of Massage Therapy offers a 665 hour massage therapy program that prepares students for a career in massage therapy. The program is intended to provide a comprehensive education with a strong emphasis in the sciences and the ability to perform a variety of massage modaliites. With smaller class sizes, excellent instruction, and a caring environment, students are able to receive individualized attention to achieve their educational goals. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a Diploma of Massage Therapy.

Program Length: 665 hours Students may attend part-time or full-time. Part-time entails a minimum of 2 full days (9am �5pm). The program will take 6 months to 1 year to complete, depending on the student’s attendance.

Our curriculum involves a strong foundation in the sciences including anatomy, physiology, pathology, and kinesiology as well as a comprehensive suite of massage modalities. Our typical classes inclu... [Read More]

Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago Campus
Training Center(s): Chicago, United States
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The Associate of Science (Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork) is a five-semester degree program consisting of core massage therapy curriculum and 37 units of General Education to meet the requirements for advancement into the Master’s program. The Associate of Science Program is a total of 69 units. Graduates are eligible for national massage certification by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), as well as the requirements for Illinois licensure.

Graduates of the Associate of Science (Massage Therapist/Asian Bodywork) degree will:
•Demonstrate ethical behavior in their personal and professional lives.
•Demonstrate fundamental body therapy skills.
•Know and demonstrate essential, hygienic considerations in the performance of massage.
•Know and respect conditions contraindicating massage.
•Be eligible for the examination administered by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork an... [Read More]

Massage Therapy

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine New York Campus
Training Center(s): New York City, United States
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The Associate of Occupational Studies in Massage Therapies is a 5-semester degree program consisting of 65.5 units/1139 clock hours/1207.5 credit hours that meets the requirements for national massage certification by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

Graduates of the Associates of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapies) will be able to:
•Demonstrate ethical behavior in their personal and professional lives.
•Demonstrate a wide and well practices variety of body therapy skills.
•Understand the integration of body, mind and spirit.
•Know and demonstrate essential, hygienic considerations in the performance of massage.
•Know and respect conditions contraindicating massage.
•Demonstrate knowledge of massage, biomedical science and Oriental medicine sufficient to pass the massage exam administered b... [Read More]

Massage Therapist (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine San Diego Campus
Training Center(s): San Diego, United States
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The Massage Therapist/ Asian Bodywork Certificate program has been specially designed to merge Pacific College’s quality education with convenience. A blend of expertly instructed classroom and online courses in Asian Bodywork and Massage Therapy offers the opportunity to practice hands-on training on campus with our distinguished faculty while doing some of your coursework on your own time, in your own space.

The purpose of the Massage Therapist/Asian Bodywork program is to prepare students for employment in massage therapy either in private practice, or a wide variety of healthcare or spa settings. Emphasis is placed on Oriental medical theory and Chinese therapeutic massage. The program develops the students�ability to understand the causes and symptoms of disease, enabling them to customize their massage therapy to the client’s condition. Students in the certificate program receive an introduction to the valuable theories of Chinese medicine, and practice a va... [Read More]

Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine San Diego Campus
Training Center(s): San Diego, United States
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The purpose of the Associate of Science program is to develop the student into an expertly trained body therapist, while providing the general education units required to advance into the bachelor’s or master’s degree program. The massage therapy portion of the program emphasizes Oriental medical theory, tui na, and the development of the student&,#146,s ability to understand the causes and symptoms of disease. In the bodywork portion of the program, students receive an introduction to the theories of Chinese medicine and specialize in a multitude of Asian bodywork therapies.

The Associate of Science (Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork) is a five-semester degree program consisting of core massage therapy curriculum and 30 units of General Education to meet the requirements for advancement into the Master’s program. The Associate of Science Program is a total of 64.5 units. Graduates are eligible for national massage certification by the National Commission for the N... [Read More]

Clinical Massage Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Soma Institute
Training Center(s): Chicago, United States
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The Soma Institute&,#146,s 750-hour Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma Program prepares you for the career of your choice within the massage field, from wellness massage at spas, to medical massage affiliated with hospitals, to sports massage for professional teams. This curriculum introduces the major components of clinical massage therapy, anatomy, bodywork, hydrotherapy, kinesiology, sports massage and physiology. In addition, the program includes labs, clinical integration, competency clinics and professional development.

Massage Therapy (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Texas Health School
Training Center(s): Houston, The Woodlands, United States
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The Massage Therapy Program is designed to provide the students with clinical and administrative skills, which will enable them to complete the massage therapy program as well as apply for the state administered examination or national certification required for registration as a massage therapist under the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 455.

License Number MS 0160

Class Schedule: Classes are offered at Texas Health School during the morning 09:00AM-01:50PM Monday through Friday, and evening 06:00PM-09:50PM Monday through Thursday.

The Massage Therapy Program Includes the following:

##Anatomy &, Physiology
##Swedish Massage
##Health and Hygiene
##Hydrotherapy
##Business Practice &, Career Plan
##Kinesiology
##Pathology
##Massage Techniques
##Professional Law &, Ethics
##Medical Massage Techniques
##Massage Therapy Exam Preparation
##Hot Stones Massage
##Pharmacolo... [Read More]

Massage Therapy (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics
Training Center(s): Houston, United States
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This 500 hours course will take you to human anatomy and physiology, muscles, bones, and nerves of the human body. Small classes enable you to thoroughly learn Swedish Therapeutic Massage Techniques to enhance circulation, promote muscular rejuvenation and relaxation.

As a Massage Therapist you will be able to give your customers the benefits of:
##Reducing stress
##Increase of circulation
##Relive of muscular fatigue
##Increase of joint flexibility
##Speed recovery from injuries

Our highly skilled teachers make sure you pass your State Board Examinations as well as becoming the best Massage Therapist in town!

Therapeutic Massage

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Texas Southern University
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Therapeutic Massage: Theory &, Practice Module 1
The History &, Advancement of Therapeutic Massage
•Massage in Ancient Times
•Development of Modern Massage
•Contemporary Developments in Massage
•A Massage Renaissance
•Requirements for the Practice of Massage
•Scope of Practice
•Licenses: They Are the Law
•Educational Requirements
•License versus Certification
•Professional Ethics
•Code of Ethics
•The Therapeutic Relationship
•Ethical Touch
•Supervision
•Ethical Business Practices
•Building a Professional Image

Therapeutic Massage: Theory &, Practice Module 2
Human Anatomy &, Physiology
•Physiologic Changes During Disease
•Healing Mechanisms of the Body
•The Wellness Model
•Medical &, Anatomic Terminology
•Cells, Enzymes &, Tissues
•The Anatomic Position of the Body
•Body Cavities &, Organs
•Regions of the Human Body<... [Read More]

HYDROTHERAPY & SPA

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States
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Hydrotherapy is the use of water for therapeutic purposes.

Objectives: The student will learn how to use various temperatures for help in healing and relaxation. Students will use hot compresses and ice, and learn how to perform a salt rub for exfoliating and smoothing the skin. The students will learn what the manager of a spa is looking for when hiring an employee, practice integrating into the spa environment, and learn spa terminology.

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States
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Traditional Chinese medicine is taught to provide the students with the knowledge of an energetic aspect of massage.

Objectives: The student will be able to explain the meridians and how they correlate with the organs of the body. Students will learn how Eastern medicine is more philosophy and less science than Western medicine. The students will be able to decipher the “five elements�and explain why and when moxibustion would be used. They will learn the different aspects of the chakras and how they relate to parts of the body.

Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States
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Students enrolled in Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Massage classes learn techniques specific to life stages, pathological conditions for pregnant clients, infants and the elderly, and how to properly apply massage to each of these populations.

Multiple job opportunities exist for those with an education in prenatal, infant and geriatrics massage including:
�Hospitals
�Doctor&,#146,s offices
�Physical Therapy Centers
�Chiropractor&,#146,s Offices
�Senior Communities
�Private Practices

Chair Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States

Chair massage allows massage therapists to focus on the upper body, including the head, neck, shoulders, back, arms and hands.

Shiatsu

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States

Shiatsu is an Eastern culture massage technique that applies finger pressure to the body’s meridians, or energy channels, to address how chi, or energy, flows in the body.

Reflexology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States

Reflexology is a hands-on therapy that views hands and feet as channels to stimulate other parts of the body, particularly glands and organs.

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