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Massage Therapy Schools

Deliver the Power of Healing after Trade School Training in Massage Therapy
For those who love working with their hands and working with people, a career in massage therapy could be a great fit. Trade schools offer massage therapy training programs, instructing students in human anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, gerontology, and more. Specialty courses are also available for students looking to practice in specific areas like sports medicine.

Many states require massage therapists to pass a license exam before beginning to practice. Trade school programs can help prepare students for these exams, and although accreditation may vary, many programs culminate in preparation for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), a common state requirement.

Massage therapists work with patients to alleviate muscle pain and rehabilitate after injuries. Part of a massage therapist's work is clinical, and other elements include medical billing, scheduling, set-up, and ongoing training.

Job Growth Predicted for Qualified Massage Therapists
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that massage therapists will enjoy faster-than-average job growth until 2016. Massage therapy is growing in popularity, as more people learn about the health benefits of this type of care.

Massage therapists typically work at spas, resorts, in private practices, hospitals, health clinics, and independently. most positions are available at established locations, although some massage therapists establish their own client base after gaining experience.

The Bureau reported that massage therapists earned a median hourly rate of $19.19 in 2011. It also reported that 15-20 percent of a massage therapist's income came from tips, except for those who worked in healthcare settings.

Massage Therapy Schools
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Get hands-on training with Remington College.

Programs : Diploma in Massage Therapy, and more..

Campus Locations :

Honolulu: 1111 Bishop Street Suite 400 Honolulu, HI 96813

Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.

Programs : Massage Therapy - Associate, and more..

Campus Locations :

Newport News: 1001 Omni Boulevard Suite #200 Newport News, VA 23606

Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.

Programs : Therapeutic Massage A.A.S., Therapeutic Massage Diploma, and more..

Campus Locations :

Minneapolis: 7801 Metro Parkway Suite 200 Minneapolis, MN 55425

Keiser University offers degrees in fields that are in demand and provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.

Programs : Massage Therapy, AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, AS, Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Port Saint Lucie: 10330 South U.S. 1 Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

West Palm Beach: 2085 Vista Parkway West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Sarasota: 6151 Lake Osprey Drive Sarasota, FL 34240

Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

Programs : Diploma - Massage Therapy, Diploma - Professional Licensing - Aromatherapy and Spa Specialist, and more..

Campus Locations :

Anaheim: 511 North Brookhurst Suite 300 Anaheim, CA 92801

LA Puente: 12801 Crossroads Parkway South LA Puente, CA 91746

Gardena: 1045 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. Suite 275 Gardena, CA 90247

San Bernardino: 217 E. Club Center Drive Suite A San Bernardino, CA 92408

Kansas City: 1740 W. 92nd Street Kansas City, MO 64114

Vancouver: 120 N.E. 136th Ave Ste. 130 Vancouver, WA 98684

Santa Ana: 500 W. Santa Ana Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92703

Colorado Springs: 1815 Jet Wing Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Tacoma: 2156 Pacific Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402

Bremerton: 155 Washington Avenue Suite 200 Bremerton, WA 98337

Alhambra: 2215 W. Mission Road Alhambra, CA 91803

San Francisco: 814 Mission Street Ste. 500 San Francisco, CA 94103

Reseda: 18040 Sherman Way Ste. 400 Reseda, CA 91335

Seattle: 2111 N. Northgate Way Suite 218 Seattle, WA 98133

Ontario: 1460 S. Millikin Avenue Ontario, CA 91761

Los Angeles: 3000 S. Robertson Blvd. Ste. 300 Los Angeles, CA 90034

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

Programs : Massage Therapy, and more..

Campus Locations :

Bakersfield: 2822 F Street Bakersfield, CA 93301

Palm Desert: 75-030 Gerald Ford Drive Suite 203 Palm Desert, CA 92211

Nampa: 1021 West Hemingway Nampa, ID 83651

San Antonio: Ingram Park Mall - 6151 N.W. Loop 410, Ste. 201 San Antonio, TX 78238

Visalia: 3356 South Fairway Visalia, CA 93277

Sparks: 950 Industrial Way Sparks, NV 89431

Clovis: 731 W. Shaw Ave Clovis, CA 93612

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

Programs : DIP-Therapeutic Massage, and more..

Campus Locations :

Huntsville: 2021 Drake Ave. SW Huntsville, AL 35801

Birmingham: 488 Palisades Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35209

Biloxi: 920 Cedar Lake Rd. Biloxi, MS 39532

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Programs : Massage Therapy, Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage, and more..

Campus Locations :

Scranton: 517 Ash Street Scranton, PA 18509

Pensacola: 4081 East Olive Road Suite B Pensacola, FL 32514

Norfolk: 6300 Center Drive, Suite 100 Norfolk, VA 23502

Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

Kingston: 166 Slocum Street Kingston, PA 18704

Wayne: 201 Willowbrook Blvd. Wayne, NJ 07470

Mobile: 3590 Pleasant Valley Road Mobile, AL 36609

Towson: 700 York Road Towson, MD 21204

Take you career to the next level with International Professional School of Bodywork.

Programs : The Massage Therapy (MT) Program, and more..

Campus Locations :

San Diego: 9025 Balboa Avenue, Suite 130 San Diego, CA 92123

Start your career with training from Schools of Medical Massage.

Programs : Massage Therapy, and more..

Campus Locations :

Cincinnati: 11250 Cornell Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45242

Lima: 3325 Shawnee Rd Lima, OH 45806

Dayton: 4457 Far Hills Ave Dayton, OH 45429

Cleveland: 18334-D East Bagley Road Cleveland, OH 44130

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