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 NCC’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. NCC’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.

Why Massage Therapy Program at Northwest Career College?

  • 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 is available to those who qualify

  • 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.

  • Students are our priority

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

  • Flexible Massage Therapy class schedules that fit your life

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

  • Flexible massage clinic hours that fit your life

    Our massage student clinic is open seven days a week for both you and your clients’ convenience.

  • Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

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

  • 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.
“Very professional with excellent instructors! I highly recommend Northwest!”
Kris Kelley- Massage Therapist Graduate
"Northwest Career College is the best. The teachers and staff helped me all the way. Thank you for helping me get a new career."
Sugelis Neria- Massage Therapy Graduate
"Going to Northwest Career College was one of the best choices I have ever made. The teachers and staff are wonderful. Top notch education"
Nicole Alleva- Massage Therapy Graduate

Why Massage Therapy?

Therapy Massage

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.

Massage Therapy Program

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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Graduated Massage Therapist

A Great Life

On average, a Massage Therapist graduate earns $36,540 a year according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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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 is proud of our board pass rate! From July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 100% of our Massage Therapy graduates passed their national board exam!

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...

Massage Therapy training
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology
  • Spa Therapies
  • Medical Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Chair Massage
  • Business and Marketing Best Practices

Total Cost Breakdown 2023

Massage Therapy (US DOE CIP CODE: 51.3501)
Tuition Cost
Term 1-2 $7,749.50
Total $15,499.00

Financial Aid

For information about Financial Aid at Northwest Career College, please visit our Financial Aid page located under Student Services tab.

More Information about the Profession

For more information about the Massage Therapy profession (SOC 31-9011) Click Here to review the Summary Report for Massage Therapists at O*Net Online

Massage Therapy FAQ

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

Accredited schools are always the smartest choice. NV requires 500 hours of instruction in order to be licensed. NCC’s MTB 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 550 hours of training from a school approved by the Nevada Board of Massage Therapy. You can graduate from Northwest Career College’s Massage Therapy program in as little as 10 months, and you can apply for your state license as soon as you graduate!

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?

Yes. Students must pass a background check in order to receive their state-issued license.

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

Yes. Massage Therapy students at NCC 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. NCC 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.