Massage Therapy Training Program
With a strong business edge and a well-rounded curriculum, this program has been designed to offer students a comprehensive education, combining lectures, demonstrations, and clinical practice. The program starts every September, and the Fast Track Day Program starts every April.
Students must be 18 years of age or older; have a high school Diploma or GED; complete a student interview with Jamie Fanara (Program Director); obtain ABMP student insurance (included in tuition); receive a 60-minute professional massage by a licensed massage therapist prior to enrolling; and obtain two letters of personal reference.
Program cost: $7,995*
*Note: Electives and supplies are priced separately.
- Tuition includes a non-refundable $495 registration/processing fee.
- We do not offer Financial Aid at this time. However, feel free to explore Sallie Mae options!
Program content includes:
Students will develop an in-depth understanding of the human body and its interactions, as well as a strong foundation in the areas of anatomy and physiology, applied kinesiology, and pathology. The program involves hands-on learning of both basic relaxation and deep-tissue massage techniques. After completing a certain portion of the program, student clinics will be available, which will allow students opportunities to perform massage on actual clients, under the supervision of licensed massage therapists and/or instructors.
The program will also cover the History & Theory of Massage; Fundamentals of Massage & Bodywork Therapies; Deep Tissue & Other Modalities; Anatomy & Physiology; Kinesiology; Business, Wellness, & Ethics; Community Outreach; Student Clinic; Research; and elective modalities related to the field of massage therapy will also be required.
After the program:
Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a certificate from Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center, LLC. Students then become eligible to take their MBLEX exam. Upon passing the exam, students can then apply for an Illinois state license under the Department of Financial and Professional Regulations Division. Successful completion does not guarantee employment, but
strong support and guidance will be offered.
Complaints against this school must be made through the IBHE Online Complaint System.