Become A Massage Therapist In 2018!

Become A Massage Therapist In 2018!

Did you know that at IBT here in Santa Clara we have a program that can help you become a massage therapist in under a year? That’s right our Massage Therapy program can be completed in as little as 9 months. That means you can start a rewarding new career as a massage therapist this year! Keep reading to learn more about our Massage Therapy program.

What will I learn in IBT’s Massage Therapy program?

The knowledge and skills that you will learn in our Massage Therapy program will prepare you to become a certified massage therapist (CPT). Examples of the types of things that you will learn in our Massage Therapy program include:

  • Anatomy
  • Kinesiology
  • Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Massage Technique
  • Reflexology
  • CPR
  • Sports Massage
  • Nutrition and Dietary Principles
  • Business and Marketing
  • And more

Our goal is to equip students with the tools they need to start a rewarding career as a massage therapist.

Where can I find work as a certified massage therapist?

There are many possibilities for employment when you are a certified massage therapist. Some of the more obvious work environments you may find yourself in include:

  • Spas
  • Medical Practices
  • Chiropractic Offices
  • Physical Therapist Offices

Some of the slightly less obvious places you might find work as a certified massage therapist include:

  • Resorts
  • Cruise Ships
  • Fitness Centers
  • Sports Teams
  • Even Your Own Practice!

As you can see, there is really a wide variety of opportunity for people who become certified massage therapists.

What does is the job outlook for massage therapists?

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of massage therapists is expected to increase by 24% from 2016-2026. That is considered much faster than the average growth of all other professions. Continued growth in demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists in coming years.

Become a massage therapist at IBT!

Why should you choose to enroll in our Massage Therapy program? For one, we are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which has been a respected accrediting agency for more than 50 years. Being accredited by ACCSC means that we meet their high standards of educational quality.

Another reason you should choose our Massage Therapy program is that upon graduation you will receive a massage table including a headrest, bolster, carrying case, and set of sheets so you can enter the field ready to work!

If you live in the Santa Clara area and you want to become a massage therapist, you really should come check out our state-of-the-industry facility. Call us today to schedule a campus tour. Also, follow us on Facebook to find out important information about upcoming start dates.