Massage Therapy Schools in Wisconsin

By Jessica Fuller / September 19, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Wisconsin

There are some great massage therapy schools in Wisconsin if you’re looking to earn your license to practice in the state.

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 requirements to obtain a license, fees, best schools to train, and more.

Massage Therapy Schools in Wisconsin

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Wisconsin. 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 Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine, Appleton, Waukesha, and more.

Wisconsin School of Massage Therapy

Germantown, WI, United States

+1 262-250-1276

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East-West Healing Arts Institute – Madison

Madison, WI, United States

+1 608-240-1600

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Fox Valley School of Massage

Menasha, WI, USA

+1 920-915-0744

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The N.E.W. School of Massage Therapy

Waldo, WI, USA

+1 920-528-8545

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Wisconsin Institute of East-West Wellness

Kenosha, WI, USA

+1 262-748-2852

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Milwaukee School of Massage

Brookfield, WI, USA

+1 262-781-8102

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TIBIA Massage School

Madison, WI, USA

+1 608-238-7378

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Lakeside School of Massage Therapy

Brookfield, WI, USA

+1 262-649-4040

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Madison College Therapeutic Massage Clinic

Madison, WI, USA

+1 608-258-2367

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Windemere Institute of Healing Arts

Madison, WI, USA

+1 800-874-0905

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Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork

Grafton, WI, USA

+1 262-376-1011

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East-West Healing Arts Institute

Milwaukee, WI, USA

+1 414-312-7929

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Janesville, WI, USA

+1 608-305-0536

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Broadview University-Wausau

Rothschild, WI, USA

+1 715-301-1300

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Broadview University – Madison

Madison, WI, USA

+1 608-216-9400

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Plymouth Professional Massage

Plymouth, WI, USA

+1 920-892-4251

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Aveda Institute Madison

Madison, WI, USA

+1 608-250-3100

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Rockford Career College

Rockford, IL, USA

+1 815-965-8616

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Milwaukee, WI, USA

+1 414-227-2889

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Broadview University – Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI, USA

+1 715-855-6600

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Cortiva Institute – Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake, IL, USA

+1 815-404-2700

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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 Wisconsin

You will need to fulfill some education and examination requirements to obtain a license to practice massage therapy in the state of Wisconsin.

You’ll have to complete a minimum of 600 hours education at an approved school. These hours will cover the following areas:

  • 300 hours – Massage techniques and theory
  • 125 hours – Kinesiology, anatomy, physiology, and pathology
  • 50 hours – Business law and ethics
  • 20 hours – Student clinic
  • 5 hours – CPR and first aid

You are also required to pass two exams. A nationally recognized massage therapy exam, and a state test.

The national massage therapy exams that are approved are the MBLEx, NCETM, or the NCETMB.

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Contact Details

For applications, up-to-date information on fees, regulations, and more, I recommend contacting the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services as they govern the licensing process in the state.

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Madison, WI, USA

+1 608-266-2112

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Why Choose Wisconsin for Massage Therapy Schooling?

There are plenty of opportunities to start a business or work as a massage therapist in the state of Wisconsin so it’s a great choice to pursue your career there.

As you can see above, there are plenty of schools to choose from to take you through the educational requirements at your own pace.

The cost of living is around average in Wisconsin, and the economy is on the up. Always do your due diligence, but the outlook is good.

So, if you’re thinking about starting a new career as a massage therapist in the state of Wisconsin, go for it!

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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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