In our Therapeutic Massage program, you gain the knowledge and hands-on training you need to begin your career in a real-world setting.
In this program, you will:
- Focus on therapeutic massage techniques used in a clinical setting.
- Complete a clinical externship.
- Be prepared and eligible to take any nationally recognized certification examination, including the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).
For more information about our certificate programs, including graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit www.Baker.edu/gainfulemployment.
- The average wage for Massage Therapists is $40,300.
- Jobs in this field are growing faster than average. Employment for Massage Therapists is expected to increase 20 percent by 2016.
- Massage Therapists can specialize in over 80 different types of massage including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, acupressure, sports massage, and more.
- New Massage Therapists should expect to work part-time in spas, hospitals, physical therapy centers, and other businesses until they can build their client base through referrals, networking, or joining a professional association to build contacts.