Massage Therapy Schools in Georgia

By Jessica Fuller / September 3, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Georgia

If you want to know where the massage therapy schools in Georgia are and what you need to do to become a licensed therapist, read on.

In this article, I cover everything you need to know. Where you can study, apply for a license, and more.

To find the schools nearest to you just type your ZIP code in the box below to bring back an up-to-date list of schools.

There are plenty of opportunities in Georgia to study and practice massage therapy. It’s a wonderful state with lots to do both professionally, and socially.

Massage Therapy Schools in Georgia

Below are some of the top massage therapy schools in Georgia. Take a browse or search for a school using the box above via a ZIP code.

There are schools in most of the major cities. Such as Atlanta, Suwanee, Sandy Springs, Augusta, Macon, Columbus, Savannah, and more.


Atlanta School of Massage

4.0  (29) · Massage School

Atlanta, GA, USA

+1 770-454-7167

Website – atlantaschoolofmassage.com


Georgia Massage School

Suwanee, GA, USA

+1 678-482-1100

Website – georgiamassageschool.com


International School of Skin, Nailcare, and Massage Therapy

Atlanta, GA, USA

+1 404-843-1005

Website – issnschoolspa.com


Gwinnett College – Lilburn Campus

Lilburn, GA, USA

+1 770-381-7200

Website – gwinnettcollege.edu


Gwinnett College

Sandy Springs, GA, USA

+1 770-457-2021

Website – gwinnettcollege.edu


Athens Institute For Massage, LLC

Atlanta, GA, USA

+1 770-458-1002

Website – NA


Cohutta Healing Arts Institute

Ellijay, GA, USA

+1 855-515-2424

Website – cohuttahealingarts.com


Georgia Massage Institute

Winder, GA, USA

+1 770-965-3935

Website – NA


Elaine Sterling Institute Esthetics Nails and Massage

Sandy Springs, GA, USA

+1 404-256-5228

Website – elainesterling.com


Georgia Career Institute

Conyers, GA, USA

+1 770-922-7653

Website – gci.edu


Southpointe School of Massage & Cosmetology

Tucker, GA, USA

+1 678-937-9335

Website – NA


Peachtree City School of Massage

Peachtree City, GA, USA

+1 678-723-8990

Website – ptcsom.com


Miller-Motte Technical College

Augusta, GA, USA

+1 706-619-2090

Website – miller-motte.edu


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 Georgia

You will need to complete at least 500 hours of education at an approved school in Georgia to qualify for licensing.

The hours are distributed as follows:

  • 200 hours – Theory, technique, and practice
  • 125 hours – Anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology
  • 125 hours – Topics put forth by the board, check for details
  • 40 hours – Pathology
  • 10 hours – Ethics and business

You will also need to sit and pass an exam. This has changed over the years, it’s likely you will need to pass the MBLEx or similar.

Georgia Board of Massage Therapy Contact Details

Applications, information, and support for studying, licensing, and practicing massage therapy can be found on the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy, or by giving them a call.

Their contact details are as follows:


Georgia Board of Massage Therapy

Atlanta, GA, USA

+1 478-207-2440

Website – http://sos.ga.gov/


Why Choose Georgia for Massage Therapy Schooling?

Georgia often goes under the radar when it comes to headlines and things like that, but that’s a good thing in my opinion.

Georgia is a state with loads of interesting things to do. So while you’re studying, or even after you finish you will not be short of activities and things to do.

With a population of around 10 mil, Georgia is in the top 10 largest states by population. This means plenty of attractive business opportunities for a licensed massage therapist.

You’ll notice there is a decent pool of massage therapy schools in Georgia to choose from. Reach out to your top picks and make sure they are approved by the board and offer all the study variation you need.

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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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