Massage Therapy Schools in Massachusetts

By Jessica Fuller / September 7, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is home to famous and successful sports teams, the Cape, many historic landmarks, and is a great place to study and work as a massage professional.

There are plenty of top massage therapy schools in Massachusetts to choose from as you’ll see below.

Just type your ZIP code in the search box to find out if there are some schools near you or where you want to relocate to.

In this article, I cover everything you need to know about the educational and exam requirements to obtain a license in this state.

As well as all the other information you need to know to get licensed to practice massage therapy in the state of Massachusetts


Massage Therapy Schools in Massachusetts

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Massachusetts. 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 Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge, Plymouth, Ipswich, and more.


Bancroft School of Massage Therapy

Worcester, MA, USA

+1 508-757-7923

Website – https://www.bancroftsmt.com/


Spa Tech Institute Ipswich, School of Massage, Esthetics & Polarity Therapy

Ipswich, MA, USA

+1 978-356-0414

Website – https://spatech.edu/ipswich-ma.html


Spa Tech Institute Plymouth, School of Massage, Esthetics & Polarity Therapy

Plymouth, MA, USA

+1 508-747-3130

Website – https://spatech.edu/plymouth-ma.html


The Massage School

Boston, MA, USA

+1 617-695-0900

Website – http://www.themassageschool.org/


The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy

Medford, MA, USA

+1 781-960-0123

Website – http://elizabethgrady.edu/


The Massage School

St Paul, MN, United States

+1 413-529-2900

Website – http://www.themassageschool.org/


Massage Institute of Cape Cod

Hyannis, MA, USA

+1 508-771-5352

Website – http://www.capecodmassageschool.com/


Spa Tech Institute Westboro, School of Massage, Esthetics & Polarity Therapy

Westborough, MA, USA

+1 508-836-8864

Website – https://spatech.edu/westboro-ma.html


The Salter School (Fall River, MA)

Fall River, MA, USA

+1 508-730-2740

Website – http://www.salterschool.com/Locations/Fall-River-Campus/80/


TeomaCenter

Quincy, MA, USA

+1 617-935-7072

Website – http://www.teomacenter.com/


Shang Shung Institute

Conway, MA, USA

+1 413-369-4928

Website – http://www.shangshung.org/


Stillpoint Center

Greenfield, MA, USA

+1 413-775-1000

Website – http://web.gcc.mass.edu/massage/about/


Ashiatsu Certification – Ashiatsu Training MA – Ashiatsu MA

Peabody, MA, USA

+1 978-401-7319

Website – http://www.ashiatsucertification.com/


The Newport Massage School at S.A.M.A.

East Providence, RI, USA

+1 401-862-1314

Website – http://www.thenewportmassageschool.com/


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 Massachusetts

There are some education and examination requirements to obtain a massage therapy license in the state of Kansas.

You need to have at least a high school diploma or similar. Then you will have to complete at least 550 hours of education at an approved massage therapy school.

These hours will cover the following topics:

  • 300 hours – Massage therapy and techniques
  • 100 hours – Anatomy and physiology
  • 60 hours – Business ethics, professionalism, and practice
  • 45 hours – Pathology
  • 45 hours – Kinesiology
  • You will also need to pass one of the national massage therapy exams. Such as the MBLEx, NCETM, or the NCETMB.

Board of Massage Therapy for Massachusetts Contact Details

If you have any questions about the licensing process, approved schools and exams then I recommend contacting the Board of Massage Therapy for Massachusetts directly.

Their contact details are as follows:


Board of Massage Therapy for Massachusetts

Boston, MA, USA

+1 617-727-1747

Website – http://www.mass.gov/


Why Choose Massachusetts for Massage Therapy Schooling?

Massachusetts is a small state with a lot of potential for a massage business or working as a self-employed massage therapist.

There are some great schools to train at, it’s not difficult to obtain a license if you put the work in, then it’s up to you the career path you want to take.

It’s a fun state to live in too. There are loads of landmarks and places to visit, they have some great festivals all year round, and if you’re a sports fan you’re spoiled for choice.

So why not contact a school and take the first step towards getting your license and an exciting new career today.

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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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