Massage Therapy Schools in Rhode Island

By Jessica Fuller / September 17, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Rhode Island

There are some great massage therapy schools in Rhode Island and it’s a good place to obtain a license and practice massage therapy.

Rhode Island is a quiet and unassuming state, but don’t think it’s lacking in opportunities, it’s quite the opposite.

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 if you want to know what the requirements are to obtain a license in Rhode Island, the fees, where to train, and more.

Massage Therapy Schools in Rhode Island

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Rhode Island. 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 Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence, Woonsocket, and more.


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

East Providence, RI, USA

+1 401-862-1314

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


Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute

West Warwick, RI, USA

+1 401-262-3117

Website – http://ridley.edu/


Lincoln Technical Institute

Lincoln, RI, USA

+1 401-288-0099

Website – http://www.lincolntech.edu/campus/lincoln-lti-ri


Knight Campus – Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI)

Warwick, RI, USA

+1 401-825-1000

Website – http://www.ccri.edu/


The Salter School (Fall River, MA)

Fall River, MA, USA

+1 508-730-2740

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


Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy – Groton

Groton, CT, USA

+1 860-446-2299

Website – http://www.ccmt.com/


Bancroft School of Massage Therapy

Worcester, MA, USA

+1 508-757-7923

Website – https://www.bancroftsmt.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 Rhode Island

There are some education and examination requirements to obtain a license to practice massage therapy in Rhode Island.

You will need to complete at least 500 hours of education at an approved school. You will cover first aid and CPR, massage therapy theory, and anatomy and physiology as core areas.

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

Rhode Island Department of Health Services Contact Details

If you have any questions about the license requirements or want to check up-to-date information, the Rhode Island Department of Health Services regulates the process.

Check out their website below or contact them directly.


Rhode Island Department of Health Services

Providence, RI, USA

+1 401-222-2828

Website – http://www.health.ri.gov/licenses/healthcare/


Why Choose Rhode Island for Massage Therapy Schooling?

Rhode Island is a fun state to live and work in. The cost of living is a little above the national average, but it’s worth it for the healthy economy and strong infrastructure they have.

There are plenty of opportunities for both starting a business and working as a massage therapist, so it’s a smart choice to get licensed in Rhode Island.

Any of the schools above will be able to talk you through your options and answer any questions you have.

So, why not take the first step today towards starting your new career as a massage therapist 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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