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Practice Your Massage Fundamentals & Get Your Massage Therapy Certification

Be a part of the fast-growing Medical Massage Therapy field by training for your Medical Massage Therapy Certification at 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.

Why Choose Massage Therapy School at Blue Cliff College?

If you’re comparing Blue Cliff’s Massage Therapy Diploma program to other massage therapy schools in Louisiana, Mississippi, or Arkansas, check out some of the skills you’ll learn in our massage therapy classes. While training for your Massage Therapy Certification, you will gain a strong foundation in anatomy and physiology, massage fundamentals, business skills, professional ethics, and health and wellness.

Blue Cliff’s massage classes and Massage Therapy Certification offers 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
  • Health Clubs and spas
  • Sports teams and events
  • Hotels and cruise ships

If you’d like to build an exciting career in Massage Therapy 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 and earn your Massage Therapy Certification.

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How Long is Massage Therapy School?

Metairie Campus Massage Therapy Students:
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 be eligible to sit for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examination.

Alexandria, LA, Houma, LA, Lafayette, LA, and Fayetteville, AR Massage Students:
Graduates of the 600 clock hour 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.

Gulfport Massage Therapy Students:
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.

What different types of Massage will I receive training in?

Blue Cliff massage therapy students also get extensive training and hands-on experience in techniques like Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular therapy, basic shiatsu, and sports massage. Your massage classes and clinical practice will be supervised by the highly experienced medical massage therapists who serve as your instructors.

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?

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.

LOCATION:GULFPORTFAYETTEVILLEMETAIRIEALL OTHER CAMPUSES
ESTIMATED TOTAL:$15,045$10,748$15,695$10,748
PROGRAM LENGTH
DAY CLASSES:
9 MONTHS6 MONTHS9 MONTHS6 MONTHS
PROGRAM LENGTH
EVENING CLASSES:
15 MONTHS9 MONTHS15 MONTHS9 MONTHS
TUITION* (BASED ON PROGRAM LENGTH ABOVE):$13,795$9,498$14,445$9,498
SUPPLIES & FEES:$1,250$1,250$1,250$1,250
Next Class Start: January 13, 2020.

Program availability and times vary by campus.

Financial Aid is available for those that qualify.

*For a list of books associated with each program, ISBN, and price click here.

Campuses with Massage Therapy Diploma Programs

Alexandria, LA

A Branch of Metairie

Houma, LA

A Branch of Metairie

Lafayette, LA

A Branch of Metairie

Metairie, LA

Satellite Location

Gulfport, MS

A Branch of Metairie

Fayetteville, AR

Satellite Location

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:
    • Metairie E2290
  • 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)
  • Programmatically Accredited by COMTA

The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

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