There are some excellent massage therapy schools in Alabama as you will see listed below. As well as some great opportunities to start a massage business once you’re licensed.
Just enter your ZIP code below to find the schools nearest to you where you can train to become a licensed massage therapist:
Massage Therapy Schools in Alabama
Below is a list of massage therapy schools in Alabama. Take a browse for the closest school to you, or search by city using ctrl +F.
There are schools in all the major cities, like Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Mobile, Madison, Florence, Tuscaloosa, and more.
Montgomery School of Bodywork and Massage
Montgomery, AL, USA.
Website – onesimpletouch.com
Birmingham School of Massage
Birmingham, AL, USA.
Website – birminghamschool.com
Alabama Healing Arts, LLC
Mobile, AL, USA.
Website – alabamahealingarts.com
Madison School of Massage Therapy
Madison, AL, USA.
Website – madisonschoolofmassagetherapy.com
Massage Therapy Institute
Key & Associates
Decatur, AL, USA.
Website – massagetherapyinc.net
Blue Cliff Career College
Mobile, AL, USA.
Website – blue.edu
North Alabama Wellness School
Florence, AL, USA.
Website – epicureandayspa.com
Massaged Life and Wellness Academy
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA.
Website – mlwacademy.com
Enterprise School of Massage
Enterprise, AL, USA.
Website – enterpriseschoolofhealth.com
Massage Therapy Certification Alabama
Postural Bodyworks Institute and Massage Therapy
Montgomery, AL, USA.
Website – posturalbodyworks.com
Better Bodies Massage
Opelika, AL, USA.
Website – betterbodiesal.com
Body, Back and Balance
Huntsville, AL, USA.
Website – bodybackandbalance.com
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Schooling and Licensing Requirements in Alabama
As with all States, there are some requirements to fulfill in order to complete your education and apply for a license in the State of Alabama.
As a brief overview:
- You need a minimum of 650 hours in hands-on training and coursework prior to licensing.
- You must have passed the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Body Work before graduation.
- You will need to apply and register carrying a fee of $25.
- You will need personal liability insurance of $100,000.
You should read all the requirements, fee details, and can obtain all the necessary forms on the Alabama Board of Massage Therapy’s website (all details below).
Alabama Board of Massage Therapy Contact Details
If you have any questions about studying to become a Massage Therapist, starting a business, the requirements, etc, the best thing to do is contact the Alabama Board of Massage Therapy.
Their contact details are as follows:
Alabama Board of Massage Therapy
2777 Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL 36106, USA.
Website – almtbd.state.al.us
Why Choose Alabama for Massage Therapy Schooling?
In terms of population size, Alabama was 24th in the 2016 United States Census. It’s a rapidly growing State too so there are lots of opportunities to practice massage therapy with a large population.
There is plenty to do in your spare time when studying in Alabama. Whether you’re into historical sites, taking in rural landscapes, or enjoy some lively nightlife, they have it all.
The top things to do include enjoying the Gulf State Park, hiking and exploring the Little River Canyon National Preserve, or taking a day trip to the U.S. Space and Rocket Centre.
When it comes to starting a business, Alabama is a State that has a nice blend of rural and metropolitan areas.
So, you should be able to find the location and client base suited to your business model, and with the growing economy, the future looks positive for the self-employed and small business owners in Alabama.
I’m a MA, (CMT) Certified Massage Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), and Reiki Master — I’m a licensed massage therapist with over 10 years of experience in the industry.