On Paying for Massage School

ID-100246772Firstly, I will tell you that I don’t have all the answers; I can speak to my experience and things that I’ve done to help finance this latest educational venture of mine. Each individual’s circumstances are different, as are our … Read More

Benefits of a 90 Minute Massage

foot massageMassages are usually scheduled in time increments of 30, 60, and 90 minute sessions. Each length has its own benefits and tradeoffs.  You can find the benefits of a 30 minute massage here and the benefits of a 60 minute … Read More

Modality Madness!

Prior to beginning massage school, I had considered myself a pretty savvy consumer of massage. Granted, I usually booked an appointment only when I was in crisis—“I can’t move my neck without pain. Can someone fit me in today? Please?” … Read More

Massage Therapy School: Week 6

massage shoulderCancer Survivors Being part of the community is one of the values my school holds, and as a result, students from our school are involved in local business happenings, races and sporting events as well as various celebrations held in … Read More

Massage Therapy School: Week 3

Leg massageRuminations of a Chiropractor Gone Rogue It is week three, and we are half way through our first term.  Everyone in the class is still very reserved and little chatting occurs between students.  During breaks between classes everyone grabs their … Read More

Benefits of a 60 minute massage

back massageMassages are usually scheduled in time increments of 30, 60, and 90 minute sessions. Each length has its own benefits and tradeoffs.  (You can find the benefits of a 30 minute massage here.) The most common length of time people … Read More


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the easiest place to find and contact the massage school of your choice.

The massage school you decide to attend will greatly impact your future career as a massage therapist, so it’s important to have all the facts before you enroll. If you have established you are interested in entering a massage therapy program, but aren't sure what to do next, we can help. We have in-depth school listings with detailed profiles that you can view for free. When you find a school or program that interests you on our site, you can contact the organization directly from the page for more information. Our goal here at MassageSchool.org is to make the process of becoming a practicing, professional massage therapist as simple and stress free as possible. You can also learn more about the massage industry on our massage training blog.

Massage therapy schools are surprisingly affordable, and their programs are designed to accommodate your busy schedule. Whether you want to train part-time while still keeping your current job, or are interested in a full time or even extended program, there are educational paths to suit your preference. Indeed, massage schools make it possible for you to earn your degree and certification the way you want, in the educational environment you choose.

Certified, licensed massage therapists are able to select from a wide range of employment options, have a flexible schedule, a competitive salary, and work in a field that deals directly with helping people to relax and heal. Not only is the occupation of massage therapist expected to add jobs at a faster than average rate between now and 20201 but it has also been named as one of the 50 Best Careers of 2011 by US News.2

In addition to choosing the environment in which you’d like to work, massage therapy offers a variety of career paths as well-- from different techniques on which to focus, to the option to work full time or part time. A massage therapist’s salary can be a combination of wages and tips 3 and can range anywhere from below $17,970 (the bottom 10%) to upwards of $69,000 (the top 10%) per year. 4

Wherever you envision yourself working, be it a hospital, private practice, or spa, we have information on the massage schools you need in the locations you want. Explore different school campus offerings, lengths and focuses of programs, and continuing education options all from right in front of your computer.

The field of massage therapy is growing every day, and certified, licensed massage therapists are in demand. Take advantage of our free service, and get the information you need to begin training for a career as a massage therapist right away.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics website. Last accessed August, 2012.
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage- therapists.htm

2 The 50 Best Careers of 2011. Yahoo Finance Website. Last accessed July, 2011.

3 Bureau of Labor Statistics website. Last accessed April 3, 2012.
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Massage-therapists.htm#tab-5

4 Bureau of Labor Statistics website. Last accessed April 3, 2012.
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Massage-therapists.htm#tab-5