Massage Therapy Schools in Tennessee

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

In this article, you’ll find some of the top massage therapy schools in Tennessee to complete your education and obtain a license to practice massage therapy.

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.

Tennessee is a fun place to live. It’s very culturally diverse depending on where you live, and most importantly there are plenty of opportunities for massage therapists to work or start their own businesses.

Read on for everything you need to know about obtaining your license, the fees, requirements, and what to do next.

Massage Therapy Schools in Tennessee

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Tennessee. 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 Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Jackson, and more.


Nashville School of Massage Therapy

Franklin, TN, USA

+1 615-905-4141

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


Tennessee School of Therapeutic Massage

Knoxville, TN, USA

+1 865-588-2324

Website – http://tennesseeschoolofmassage.com/


Mind Body Institute

Nashville, TN, USA

+1 615-360-8554

Website – http://mindbody.edu/


Tennessee School of Massage

Memphis, TN, USA

+1 901-843-2706

Website – http://www.tsom.net/


Cumberland Institute

Brentwood, TN, USA

+1 615-370-9794

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


Massage Institute of Memphis

Memphis, TN, USA

+1 901-726-4665

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


Georgia Career Institute Murfreesboro Campus

Murfreesboro, TN, USA

+1 615-896-0702

Website – http://gci.edu/


Appalachian Training Center for Healing Arts

Dandridge, TN, USA

+1 865-397-5227

Website – http://atchaspa.com/


Georgia Career Institute McMinnville

McMinnville, TN, USA

+1 931-506-5343

Website – http://www.gci.edu/


Arbor College

Knoxville, TN, USA

+1 865-450-3330

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


Reflections of Health School of Massage

Johnson City, TN, USA

+1 423-929-3331

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


Tennessee Career Institute

Columbia, TN, USA

+1 931-388-7717

Website – http://www.tnci.edu/


Massage Schools Tennessee

Nashville, TN, USA

+1 800-966-3416

Website – NA


Concorde Career College – Southaven

Southaven, MS, USA

+1 662-429-9909

Website – https://www.concorde.edu/


Concorde Career College – Memphis

Memphis, TN, USA

+1 901-761-9494

Website – https://www.concorde.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 Tennessee

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

You will need to complete a minimum of 500 hours education at an approved school. The hours will cover a wide range of topics as set by the governing body, your school will take you through the curriculum.

You will also need to pass one of the national massage therapy exams. The Tennessee licensing agency currently accepts either the MBLEx, or the FSMTB.

Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure Contact Details

For applications, up-to-date information, and any questions you have about the licensing requirements and process you should contact the regulatory body, The Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure.

Their contact details are as follows:


Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure

Nashville, TN, USA

+1 615-253-2111

Website – https://www.tn.gov/health/topic/ML-board


Why Choose Tennessee for Massage Therapy Schooling?

Why Choose Tennessee for Massage Therapy Schooling

One of the great Southern states, Tennessee has a lot to offer if you live or work there. The economy is on the up, so it’s a great time to start a new career and business there.

As you can see above, the requirements to obtain a massage therapy license aren’t too difficult. Plus, any of the top schools will take you through the process if you have any questions.

If you’re on the fence, do it. Take the first step towards a new career today and don’t look back, it was the best decision I ever made.

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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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