Students Train to Become Massage Therapists

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If you live in the Delaware Valley and are considering massage therapist schools, you might want to check out the Massage Therapy program at the Harris School of Business.

At Harris, students learn from experienced instructors, and participate in hands-on lessons where they can practice a variety of massage techniques. The Massage Therapy courses cover everything from anatomy and physiology to the business side of being a massage therapist. A range of massage styles is taught, from Swedish massage and acupressure to reflexology and deep tissue massage. Students also learn how to provide massages for special populations, such as pregnant women, children, seniors, and athletes.

Where do massage therapists find jobs? There are a variety of options for job-seekers. As a massage therapist, you might work in one of the following places:

  • Fitness or sports club
  • A massage franchise
  • Health and wellness center
  • Hospital
  • Physical therapy office
  • Hotel
  • Spa
  • Rehabilitation center
  • Nursing home

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the job outlook for massage therapists is strong. The handbook says that “employment of massage therapists is expected to grow by 20 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.”

At the Harris School, the Massage Therapy program is offered year-round at our campuses in Dover, DE and Wilmington, DE. Call Harris to learn more about this program and other career-focused programs. Pick up the phone and call 1.800.510-7920. Your new career path could be waiting for you at Harris.