Are you interested in a hands-on career that allows you to make a meaningful impact in the lives of others, such as helping reduce their stress and tension? MTI’s Massage Therapy Program prepares you to work in a variety of environments, giving you the skills and experience you need to pursue a career as a professional massage therapist. With employment opportunities expected to grow 20% (that’s much faster than the national average of 5%) through 2031, now is a great time to earn your massage therapy training at MTI!
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What Makes the Massage Therapy Program at MTI Different?
Receive hands-on training in labs that simulate real working environments
Earn your massage therapy diploma in just 9 months
All MTI massage therapy instructors have real-world medical experience
Daytime Classes Available
Flexible class times that work for your busy schedule
No general education courses required, students will learn the skills required for entry-level employment
Lifetime Job Placement
Career counseling & job placement assistance is available to all qualified graduates
HANDS-ON MASSAGE THERAPIST TRAINING
Basic Movement | Medical Terminology | Massage Fundamentals | Preparatory Massage | Practical Review
The massage therapy instructors at MTI bring real-world experience to the classroom, providing hands-on instruction and one-on-one interaction to help you develop essential massage therapist skills.
In MTI’s massage therapy program, you’ll learn:
- Basic Pathology
- Clinical/Swedish Massage Practices
- Anatomy, Physiology & Kinesiology
- Nutrition & Diet Therapy
- Ethics & Business Practices
- Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) Review
*Massage therapy classes can be taken in any order; however, a practical review will always be taken last by the student.
MTI’s Financial Aid Team provides personalized support to students applying for federal financial aid and help with understanding all the funding options, including scholarship opportunities.
MTI is here to help you attain the funding you need to take the next step in your education. MTI’s Financial Aid Team can help match you with scholarship opportunities you may qualify for.
Massage Therapy Careers
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Massage therapists work in an array of settings, such as spas, franchised clinics, physicians’ offices, hotels and fitness centers. The Bureau predicts the job outlook for massage therapists will increase by 20% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations (5%). *www.bls.gov
Some massage therapists also travel to clients’ homes or offices to give a massage.” *www.bls.gov
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MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Are you interested in becoming a massage therapist? Here’s what you can expect when you attend Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) for your massage therapist training:
Quick Facts: Massage Academies & Massage Training Programs
- WHAT IS A MASSAGE THERAPIST?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body.” Massage therapists work hands-on with their patients in order to relieve pain, promote healing from injuries, improve overall circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in general wellness.
For additional information on this skilled trade, check out: What is Massage Therapy?
- HOW MUCH DO MASSAGE THERAPISTS MAKE?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for massage therapists in May 2021 was approximately $46,910. The highest 10 percent of massage therapy workers earned more than $77,600.
- WHERE CAN I WORK AS A MASSAGE THERAPIST?
Massage therapy students are trained to perform in entry-level positions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that the majority of massage therapists are self-employed or work in personal care services related to their field of study.
- ARE MASSAGE THERAPISTS IN DEMAND?
Massage therapists are considered to be in high demand for the foreseeable future. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of massage therapists is anticipated to grow by as much as 20% between 2021 and 2031, much faster than average growth for all occupations at 5% overall.
- HOW MUCH DO MASSAGE THERAPY CLASSES COST?
Enrollment & Outcomes
Enrollment and outcome information for all Illinois-based campuses and the ACCSC annual reports for each program in Adobe PDF format. Please note, all programs are not offered at all campuses. For annual details, please visit the Massage Therapy Program Enrollment & Outcomes.
- Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
- MTI is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in federally-funded financial aid programs.
For more information about our accreditations and approvals, please visit: https://www.midwesttech.edu/about-us/accreditation/
Midwest Technical Institute is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education: 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701. For more info: www.ibhe.org
Midwest Technical Institute is approved to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education.