Massage Therapy Diploma Program
Build and Practice Your Massage Fundamentals
Be a part of a fast-growing field by training in Blue Cliff College’s massage therapy school. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, jobs for massage therapists will increase by 23% between 2012 and 2022, much faster than other occupations.
If you’re comparing Blue Cliff to other massage therapy schools in Louisiana, Mississippi, or Arkansas, check out some of the skills you’ll learn in our massage therapy program. You will gain a strong foundation in anatomy and physiology, massage fundamentals, business skills, professional ethics, and health and wellness. You’ll also get extensive training and hands-on experience in techniques like Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular therapy, basic shiatsu, and sports massage. Your clinical practice will be supervised by the highly experienced massage therapists who serve as your instructors.
Graduates of the 750 clock hour (52 quarter credit) program will receive a diploma in massage therapy, be qualified for massage therapy licensure in Louisiana and Arkansas and be eligible to sit for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examination.
Graduates of the 775 clock hour (53 quarter credit) program will receive a diploma in massage therapy, be qualified for massage therapy licensure in Mississippi, and be eligible to sit for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examination.
These programs offer you the foundation you need to find employment in:
- Massage offices or group practices
- Physicians’ offices and Clinics
- Hospitals and wellness Centers
- Chiropractic offices and pain management centers
- Sports teams and events
- Hotels and cruise ships
If you’d like to build an exciting career with great potential for job flexibility, financial independence, and the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others feel better, then enroll now in the Massage Therapy Diploma Program.
Campuses with Massage Therapy Diploma Programs
- Houma, LA
- Lafayette, LA
- Metairie, LA
- Shreveport, LA
- Gulfport, MS
- Fayetteville, AR
Licensing and Accreditation Information
Blue Cliff College holds the following licenses and accreditations:
- Licensed by Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C–110
- Licensed by the Louisiana State Boards of Regents, License Numbers:
- Houma E2527
- Lafayette E2287
- Metairie E2290
- Shreveport E2624
- Licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy, License No. 9803
- Arkansas State Board of Health. Fayetteville, School No.1006
- Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)‡.
‡The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.
More about Careers in Massage Therapy
For more information about a career as a Massage Therapist, please visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET website. The Standard Occupational Code (SOC) for the career 31-9011.00 and the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code for this program is 51.3501.
Or contact Blue Cliff College
What Does the Massage Therapy Diploma Program Cost?
At Blue Cliff College, we’re committed to providing quality training while also preparing you to start your career in massage therapy as soon as possible.
Gainful Employment Disclosure: Learn more about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed our massage therapy school, and other important information. See the pages about our 9-month massage therapy diploma program and 15-month massage therapy diploma program.