Massage Therapy Schools in New Hampshire

By Jessica Fuller / September 15, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in New Hampshire

There are some great massage therapy schools in New Hampshire if you want to obtain a license to practice in this state.

New Hampshire is a great state to work and live in. With its low taxes, laid-back attitude, being known for having friendly, warm people, and plenty to do, there aren’t many better locations.

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.

Read on to find out what the educational and examination requirements are if there are schools near you, and why New Hampshire is a great place to work as a massage therapist.

Massage Therapy Schools in New Hampshire

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in New Hampshire. 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 Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Derry, Dover, Rochester, Salem, and more.


New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

Hudson, NH, USA

+1 603-882-3022

Website – http://www.nhita.com/


North Eastern Institute of Whole Health, Inc.

Manchester, NH, USA

+1 603-623-5018

Website – http://www.neiwh.com/


Laird Institute of Spa Therapy

Manchester, NH, United States

+1 603-625-6100

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


Massage Therapy Certificate Program at River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH, USA

+1 603-542-7744

Website – http://www.rivervalley.edu/


Holistic Academy Massage Therapy School

Nashua, NH, USA

+1 603-490-5775

Website – http://www.holisticacademy.us/


New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

Bridgton, ME, USA

+1 207-647-3794

Website – http://nhita.com/


New England Body Therapy Institute

Londonderry, NH, USA

+1 888-424-7162

Website – NA


Nashua Community College

Nashua, NH, USA

+1 603-578-8900

Website – http://www.nashuacc.edu/


Great Bay Community College

Portsmouth, NH, USA

+1 603-427-7600

Website – http://www.greatbay.edu/


River Valley Community College

Keene, NH, USA

+1 603-357-2142

Website – http://www.rivervalley.edu/


Bancroft School of Massage Therapy

Worcester, MA, USA

+1 508-757-7923

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


Shiatsu School of Vermont

Brattleboro, VT, USA

+1 802-246-0877

Website – https://www.shiatsuvt.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 New Hampshire

To obtain a license to practice massage therapy in New Hampshire there are some educational and examination needs to fulfill.

You will need to complete at least 750 hours of education at an approved school. These hours will cover the following areas:

  • 375 hours – Massage therapy theory and practice
  • 150 hours – Anatomy and physiology
  • 125 hours – Practical training
  • 50 hours – Hygiene and sanitary practice
  • 50 hours – Ethics and business management

You will also need to pass one of the national massage therapy exams. Such as the MBLEx, NCETM, or the NCETMB.

If you have any questions I recommend contacting the New Hampshire Department of Health. They oversee the licensing process and govern the practice of massage therapy in the state.

New Hampshire Department of Health Contact Details

Applications, questions, and further details can be found at the Department of Health’s website or by giving them a call.

Their contact details are as follows:


New Hampshire Department of Health

Concord, NH, USA

+1 603-271-9254

Website – https://nheasy.nh.gov/


Why Choose New Hampshire for Massage Therapy Schooling?

New Hampshire is one of the most overlooked states in my opinion. It has some awesome beaches, famous hiking trails, classic four season weather, and a great inner-city nightlife.

There isn’t any sales tax either. Yep, you hear that right. There are also other various tax breaks, meaning your money goes further and it’s a great state to start a business.

With tourists visiting all year round and a healthy economy, New Hampshire is a good choice to start a new career as a massage therapist.

So, check out the schools in an area that works for you and take that first step towards obtaining a license.

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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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