Massage Therapy Schools in Ohio

By Jessica Fuller / September 16, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Ohio

If you’re considering becoming a licensed massage therapist in Ohio I can’t blame you, it’s a beautiful state and great place to work as a therapist.

There are some great massage therapy schools in Ohio to choose from. Just type your ZIP code in the search box to find out if there are some schools near you.

Read on to find out what the requirements are to obtain a license, the fees, the best schools, and what to do next.


Massage Therapy Schools in Ohio

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Ohio. 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 Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton, Parma, and more.


Dayton School of Medical Massage

Dayton, OH, USA

+1 937-294-6994

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


Cincinnati School of Medical Massage

Cincinnati, OH, USA

+1 513-469-6300

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


Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage

Cleveland, OH, USA

+1 440-243-8650

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


The Orion Institute, formerly known as Healing Arts Institute

Perrysburg, OH, USA

+1 419-874-4496

Website – http://orion.edu/


Harmony Path School of Massage Therapy

Rocky River, OH, USA

+1 216-815-3861

Website – http://www.harmonypath.org/


American Institute of Alternative Medicine

Columbus, OH, USA

+1 614-825-6255

Website – http://aiam.edu/


Stark State Massage Therapy Clinic

North Canton, OH, USA

+1 330-305-6600

Website – https://www.starkstate.edu/locations/massage-therapy-clinic/


Dayton School of Medical Massage

Lima, OH, USA

+1 419-998-2984

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


SHI Integrative Medical Massage School

Lebanon, OH, USA

+1 513-932-8712

Website – http://www.shischool.com/


Institute of Therapeutic Massage

Lima, OH, USA

+1 866-897-0949

Website – http://www.iotm.edu/


Ohio Institute

Columbus, OH, USA

+1 614-299-9438

Website – NA


Miami-Jacobs Career College

Columbus, OH, USA

+1 614-360-9320

Website – http://www.miamijacobs.edu/campuses/career-training-columbus


Blanchard Valley Academy

Findlay, OH, USA

+1 419-423-2628

Website – http://www.bvamt.com/


Stautzenberger College

Brecksville, OH, USA

+1 440-838-1999

Website – http://sctoday.edu/


Miami Jacobs Career College

Springboro, OH, USA

+1 937-648-3166

Website – http://www.miamijacobs.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 Ohio

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

You will have to complete a minimum of 750 hours of education at an approved school. A wide range of areas will be covered in the curriculum as directed by your school.

You will also have to pass the MBLEx. The Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam set by the Federation.

If you have any questions about the education criteria or examination I recommend contacting the State Medical Board of Ohio who handle the licensing in the state.

State Medical Board of Ohio Contact Details

You can find additional and up-to-date information about the massage therapy licensing process in Ohio at the State Medical Board of Ohio.

Their contact details are as follows:


State Medical Board of Ohio

Columbus, OH, USA

+1 614-466-3934

Website – http://med.ohio.gov/


Why Choose Ohio for Massage Therapy Schooling?

An interesting little bit of information – Ohio was the first state to offer a license to qualified massage therapists in the US back in 1916.

It’s still a very forward thinking state to-date when it comes to massage therapists. The State Medical Board of Ohio does a great job overseeing the licensing process.

There is a lot to do in Ohio if you’re moving there to complete your schooling. From a business standpoint it, s not overly competitive, so there are opportunities to work as a qualified therapist.

The first thing you need to do is find a school from the list above, then take the first step towards your new career as a massage therapist in Ohio.

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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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