Massage Therapy Program
If you are a caring individual, and have a desire to help others—then you should definitely think seriously about becoming a Massage Therapist. The career field continues to grow and expand, and as the baby boomer generation ages—many may have a desire and need for a skilled Massage Therapist.
Our Massage Therapy program at Everest can usually be completed in less than a year, and the courses can give you the hands-on training and training needed to work as a professional in this therapeutic industry.
Our courses include a study of:
- Business and Ethics
- Swedish Massage and Western Theory & History Massage, Practice & Mechanisms of Health & Disease
- Swedish Massage, Pre-Natal, Post-Natal and Infant, & Elder/Geriatric Massage
- Eastern Theory and Practice
- Energy & Non-traditional therapies, Wellness & CPR
- Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release & Pin and Stretch
- Neuromuscular/Trigger Point and Muscle Energy Techniques
- Clinical and Sports Massage
- Health and Wellness
- Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology
The Massage Therapy program provides the basic knowledge, massage therapy techniques, tools, ethics, and behaviors that can enable you to successfully practice as a massage therapist in a variety of health care settings.
The massage therapy career field is not for everyone. It's a career field for someone who really cares for the health and well being of others. You see, the massage therapy career field requires not only massaging skills, but also the heart to help other people.
So if you'd like to learn more about what massage therapists do or schools and training simply complete the form on the right. We'll provide you with some valuable information about our courses and diploma programs near you.
The U.S. Department of Labor says that the employment for massage therapists is expected to increase faster than average over the next 10 years.* This is great news for students of massage therapy programs.
Massage therapists can find jobs and careers in resorts, hotels, doctor's offices, cruise ships, offices and various health care facilities. The career field is wide-open; you just need to decide what type of environment you'd like to work in.
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Massage Therapists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm (visited May 17, 2013). Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market data and other factors may impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.