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Massage Therapy School & Training

Use the power of touch to make your clients lives better, one at a time with massage therapy. Learn to help people relax in today’s fast paced society or use your massage skills to help them reach optimal wellness after injuries or illness.  At our massage therapy school, you can get the training you need to become a professional in this rewarding field.

Massage in considered part of the health care industry.  Medical facilities may offer massage and body work therapy.

Massage therapists work in medical clinics, massage clinics, fitness centers, athletic organizations, spas or in their own private practice. Massage therapy jobs are predicted to increase 20% by 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


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Massage Therapy Program Overview

What can you expect as a massage therapy student? See inside a Globe classroom and find out what you can expect from current massage students, graduates and instructors.

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Massage Therapy in the Classroom

What can you expect as a massage therapy student? See inside a Globe classroom and find out what you can expect from current massage students, graduates and instructors.

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Massage Therapy Career Opportunities

What kinds of job environments will the career-focused massage therapy program prepare you for?

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Massage Therapy: What Our Students Say

Hear from students why they love the massage therapy program here at Globe University.

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Degree & diploma from our massage therapy school

  • Associate in Massage Therapy. Earn this two-year degree in 18 months of year-round study.  Broaden your skills and business background to work in a medical facility or start your own practice.
  • Massage Therapy Diploma. In this 12-month program, focus on technical training you will employ every day in your career.  Learn and practice the techniques employers and clients are demanding.

"From the first moment I walked in, I was greeted with a smile and ever since then, I was called by my name. I was never treated like a number but as a person. The staff and instructors are caring and want you to be successful. I have graduated now and am so proud to have gone to Globe University."

~Tammy Sauer, Massage Therapy Graduate

Learn ancient and modern techniques

Our massage therapy diploma and degree programs provide extensive training and practice in the most-requested modalities:

  • Swedish massage
  • Chair massage
  • Hot stone massage
  • Spa techniques
  • Thai massage
  • Energy work
  • Sports massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Pregnancy/Special Population massage
  • Myofascial release

More about the massage therapy school at Globe

  • One of the most comprehensive massage therapy training programs available.
  • Small class sizes allow for personalized, hands-on instruction.
  • Learn from experienced professionals.  Our curriculum has been built by professionals working with employers to include the techniques and business skills needed for success in your career.
  • Coursework includes preparation for national massage therapy certification and licensing exams* and professional memberships. Upon graduation from our massage therapy programs, students are qualified for career opportunities in a wide range of settings including massage clinics, sports organizations, medical clinics, fitness centers and rehabilitation clinics.
  • What better way to learn about the program than a free student massage? Call today to schedule. 

Learn more about our school

Questions? Ready to start? Take the first step—contact our admissions office for  information and assistance.

Student Outcomes Disclosure: Diploma in Massage Therapy
Student Outcomes Disclosure: Associate in Massage Therapy

*Licensure is required to practice massage therapy in the states of Wisconsin, South Dakota and North Dakota.

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