YOUR CAREER AS A MASSAGE THERAPIST

With only a certificate, you can pursue a meaningful career as a licensed massage therapist. Reach your full potential while helping others reach theirs.

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A Day in the Life of a Massage Therapist

With only a certificate, you can pursue a meaningful career as a licensed massage therapist. Reach your full potential while helping others reach theirs.


MEDIAN INCOME

$38K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

520


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

28.6%


WHAT IS MASSAGE THERAPY?

Massage therapists perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. They may assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength or propose client therapy plans.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

MASSAGE THERAPISTS POSSESS THESE QUALITIES:

  • HAND-EYE COORDINATION
  • DYNAMIC STRENGTH
  • ACTIVE LISTENING

WHAT DO MASSAGE THERAPISTS DO?

Female massage therapist talks with female client about her symptoms.

Talk with clients about their symptoms, medical history and desired results

Male massage therapist examines a patient's knee to evaluate painful or tense areas.

Evaluate clients to locate painful or tense areas of the body

Female massage therapist performs a deep tissue chair massage.

Manipulate muscles and other soft tissues of the body

Male massage therapist assists a female patient with stretching exercises.

Provide clients with guidance on stretching, strengthening, overall relaxation and how to improve their posture

Massage therapist documents a client's back condition.

Document clients’ conditions and progress


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for a career in massage therapy.

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Certificate

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