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Massage Therapy School
In Las Vegas

Becoming a Massage Therapist is a rewarding career where you play a pivotal role in the wellness of others. As a student in Northwest Career College’s Massage Therapy program, you’ll learn hands-on techniques from seasoned Las Vegas instructors in our Massage Therapy school.

In your Massage Therapy training, you learn anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathologies and more. Northwest Career College’s accredited Massage Therapy program prepares you to sit for your national board, become Massage Therapy certified and then apply for your license. Morning and evening Massage Therapy classes and our seven-days a week Student Clinic provide maximum flexibility for our students and clients.

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Quick Facts

$37,190

The median annual wage

16%

Job Outlook Much Faster Than Average

700,000+

Graduates Got employed every year

$18/hr

Typically make In medical assistant

19%

Employment Is Expected To Grow

$34,000+

a graduate earns in a year

Massage Therapy Testimonial

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"I'm so grateful for the experience"
"I'm so grateful for the experience to have learned everything that I've learned. And for all the instructors and all the family and friends that I've had supporting me along the journey. It's been nothing short of amazing."

Jilian Lozano

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Why Massage Therapy Program At Northwest Career College?

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    Graduate in as little as 10 months

    Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend massage therapy training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.

  • Financial Aid

    Financial aid is available to those who qualify

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    Hands-on instruction in all facets of massage therapy

    You will work with established, seasoned Las Vegas instructors to learn every aspect of massage therapy.

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    Students are our priority

    Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Massage Therapy School in Las Vegas.

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    Flexible Massage Therapy class schedules that fit your life

    Northwest offers Massage morning and evening classes to accommodate your work and family schedules.

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    Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

    Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.

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    Committed career services team on campus

    Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best employment opportunity that fits your Massage Training needs.

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Putting Excellence First

The Massage Therapy program at Northwest Career College prepares students to sit for either the NCBTMB (National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage) or the MBLEX (Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards) exams. Northwest Career College's Massage Therapy Faculty includes seasoned instructors with decades of experience in the industry. Their knowledge of traditional, medical and spa techniques and modalities along with their grasp of compassionate client care is expansive and affords each student the very best Massage Therapy training in Las Vegas.

In addition to the hands-on training the students will receive from their instructors, Northwest Career College offers a unique learning experience for our Massage Therapy students in our Massage Therapy Student Clinic.

Some Of What You Learn

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology
  • Spa Therapies
  • Medical Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Chair Massage
  • Business and Marketing Best Practices
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Total Cost Breakdown 2023

Massage Therapy (US DOE CIP CODE: 51.3501)

Tuition Cost
Term 1-2 $7,749.50
Total $15,499.00

More Information about the Profession

Massage Therapy Course Details

COURSE OUTLINE

  • MTB101 Basic Massage
  • MTB202 Clinical Assessment & Integration
  • MTB102 Anatomy, Physiology, & Kinesiology I
  • MTB200 Student Clinic
  • MTB103 Anatomy, Physiology, & Kinesiology II
  • MTB211 Deep Tissue I
  • MTB104 Comprehensive Anatomy & Physiology I
  • MTB212 Deep Tissue II
  • MTB105 Comprehensive Anatomy & Physiology II
  • MTB215 Sports Massage
  • MTB111 Microsoft Office for Massage Therapists
  • MTB216 Special Needs
  • MTB213 Spa Therapies I
  • MTB214 Spa Therapies II
  • MTB201 Massage Business & Ethics
  • MTB218 Medical Massage II
  • MTB217 Medical Massage I

Why Massage Therapy?

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What Will I Do?

As a Licensed Massage Therapist, most importantly you are helping your clients achieve maximum, personal wellness. Often, Massage Therapists have their own business, set their own hours and rates.

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High Demand Career

Employment for Massage Therapists is expected to grow 21 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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A Great Life

A Massage Therapist graduate with two or more years of experience can expect an ~ $25 - $30 hourly wage according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and NCC Graduate Data.

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Massage Therapy FAQ

Q. How can I choose a good Massage Therapy program?

Accredited schools are always the smartest choice. Nevada requires a minimum of 500 hours of instruction in order to be licensed. Northwest Career College’s Massage Therapy program is an 800 hour course that prepares students and graduates for the massage therapy profession.

Q. Which is the best Massage Therapy school in Las Vegas?

Northwest Career College - of course!

Q. How long does it take to become a Massage Therapist in Nevada?

To qualify for a Massage Therapist license in Nevada, you must complete a minimum of 500 hours of training from a school approved by the Nevada Commission on Post Secondary Education. When you attend Northwest Career College’s Massage Therapy program and pass your national boards in as little as 10 months, you can apply for your state license.

Q. Can I work anywhere in Nevada as a Massage Therapist once I get my state license?

Massage Therapy is regulated on both a state and a local level in Nevada. Northwest Career College will assist you with applying for a state license after graduating from its Massage Therapy program, but there are various local business licenses that you might need to obtain if you decide to do chair massage or perform outcall massages. Our Massage Therapy faculty and Career Services advisors will help you determine which licenses you will need after graduation.

Q. Will my criminal background affect my eligibility to become licensed?

Students must pass a background check in order to receive their state-issued license. But, each application for licensure is considered individually. Having a criminal background does not preclude you from licensure.

Q. Does this program require me to have skin-to-skin contact with others?

Yes. Massage Therapy students at Northwest Career College will partake in hands-on training in the classroom and their Student Clinic Internship.

Q. Will I have the option to massage strictly males or females?

No. Northwest Career College is a non-discriminatory institution.

Q. Am I required to remove clothing for in-class massages?

Yes. In order to properly teach draping and techniques, students are required to undress fully for the massage. Please be aware that we teach appropriate draping techniques that keep the recipient comfortable and covered during the massage. Only the areas being massaged will be draped.