Massage Therapy Schools in Connecticut

By Jessica Fuller / September 2, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Connecticut

Looking for massage therapy schools in Connecticut? Just type your ZIP code in the box below to find the schools nearest you.

Connecticut has plenty of fun outdoor activities, historic landmarks, arts and culture, and best of all plenty of spas and rest and relaxation businesses.

There are plenty of opportunities to work as either a self-employed massage therapist or within a business.

In this article I cover how to find the right school for you, the requirements to become licensed and certified massage therapist in Connecticut, and why this state is a good choice to study and work in.


Massage Therapy Schools in Connecticut

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Connecticut. Take a browse or for a more up-to-date list by ZIP code use the box above.

You’ll find schools in all the major cities, like Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury, Westport, and more.


Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy

Westport, CT, USA

+1 203-221-7325

Website – ccmt.edu


Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy – Groton

Groton, CT, USA

+1 860-446-2299

Website – ccmt.edu


Branford Hall Career Institute (Southington, CT)

Southington, CT, USA

+1 860-276-0600

Website – branfordhall.edu


Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute

Danbury, CT, USA

+1 203-797-0551

Website – ridley.edu


Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute

New London, CT, USA

+1 860-443-7441

Website – ridley.edu


The Massage School

St Paul, MN, United States

+1 413-529-2900

Website – themassageschool.org


Have I missed any schools? If you want me to add your school to my listing just drop me a mail here.

Schooling and Licensing Requirements in Connecticut

Before you can apply for a license or certification you need to graduate from a school approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

You should also have completed at least 500 hours of education and training, the pass the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

Once you’ve met these requirements, or if anything is unclear you can contact the Massage Therapist Licensure at the below address and they will instruct you how to apply and what documents you need.

Connecticut Department of Public Health Contact Details

Applications, information, and support for studying, licensing, and practicing massage therapy can be found at the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Their contact details are as follows:


Connecticut Department of Public Health

Hartford, CT, USA

+1 860-509-7603

Website – http://www.ncbtmb.org/


Why Choose Connecticut for Massage Therapy Schooling?

The cost of living is low in Connecticut, the state was ranked 45th of the 51 states in the first quarter of 2017 (source).

So starting a business there is a lot less expensive than other states, and it’s particularly helpful for students.

It’s a beautiful state to live in, and there is plenty to do in all the major cities. Or, you can explore some of the smaller cities and enjoy the laid back culture and oceanfront views.

There are plenty of top massage therapy schools in Connecticut to choose from. I hope you find what you’re looking for if I can be of further assistance just drop me a message below.

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About the author

Jessica Fuller

I started studying and experimenting with alternative medicine, different massage techniques, and alternative therapies after graduating. I also love travelling and writing, so I found a way to combine all my loves - blogging!

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