If you’re looking for massage therapy schools in Idaho you’ll find some of the best schools listed below.
Also, you can type your ZIP code in the search box to bring back all the schools near you or any postal district you’re interested in.
There are some education and examination requirements to become licensed to practice massage therapy in Idaho as I will explain in this article.
It’s a great state to work in, and there are some additional processes designed to protect both you as a therapist and clients that not all states have in place.
Read on to find out what you need to do to become licensed, the approved schools, and what to do next.
Massage Therapy Schools in Idaho
Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Idaho. Take a browse or for a more up-to-date list by ZIP code use the box above.
You will see there are schools in most of the cities, such as Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot, Rexburg, and more.
International Institute of Massage Therapy- IIMT
Idaho Falls, ID, United States
College of Massage Therapy
Blackfoot, ID, USA
Website – collegemassagetherapy.com
Idaho School of Massage Therapy
Meridian, ID, USA
Website – idschoolmassage.com
Rexburg College of Massage Therapy
Rexburg, ID, USA
Website – http://rexburgcmt.net/
American Institute of Clinical Massage
Post Falls, ID, USA
Website – http://aicm.edu/
TF Institute Holistic Studies
Filer, ID, USA
Website – http://www.tfihs.com/
Massage Training Center
Nampa, ID, United States
Website – http://massagetrainingidaho.com/
Coeur d Alene Massage School
Coeur d’Alene, ID, USA
Website – http://cdamassagecenter.com/
Intermountain College of Natural Health
Twin Falls, ID, USA
Website – http://icnhonline.com/
Idaho State University Massage Therapy Clinic
Pocatello, ID, United States
Sandpoint, ID, USA
Website – NA
Boise, ID, USA
Milan Institute Nampa, Idaho
Nampa, ID, USA
Website – http://www.milaninstitute.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 Idaho
There are some education and examination requirements when pursuing a license to practice massage therapy in the state of Idaho.
You need to have at least a high school diploma or similar. Then you will have to complete at least 500 hours of training and education at an approved massage therapy school.
These hours will be split across the following subjects:
- 200 hours – Assessment, theory and application
- 125 hours – Anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology
- 110 hours – Clinical work
- 40 hours – Pathology
- 25 hours – Business and Ethics
You will also need to pass an exam. There is more than one exam at the time of writing this, it’s best to check with the Idaho Board of Massage Therapy to be sure of your options.
You can also do everything online and keep an eye on your progress there.
Idaho Board of Massage Therapy Contact Details
Applications, information, and support for studying, licensing, and practicing massage therapy can be found at the Idaho Board of Massage Therapy.
Their contact details are as follows:
Idaho Board of Massage Therapy
Boise, ID, USA
Website – https://ibol.idaho.gov/
Why Choose Idaho for Massage Therapy Schooling?
Idaho has some spectacular scenery and historic landmarks to visit. If you like the outdoors, you’ll be in your element in your spare time.
There are quite a few spas with massage facilities too. Especially near the hot springs and other popular tourist locations.
There is plenty of scope for starting your own business, as a self-employed therapist or working in a spa once you’re licensed.
Check out which massage therapy schools in Idaho are near where you want to study or meet your requirements and start training for your near career.
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.