Massage Therapy Program

Program Overview

The demand for qualified massage therapists is ever increasing. With the comprehensive preparation that the National University massage therapy programs provide, you will benefit from a wide range of professional opportunities.

Admission Requirements

All students wishing to enroll in the massage therapy certification or AAS programs must have taken and passed the Introduction to Massage Therapy course as a requirement for admission. Certain other requirements must also be satisified for admission to the program. Learn more » 

Massage Therapy Certification Program

We offer a one-year evening program leading to certification as a massage therapist. Upon completion of the program, you'll be eligible to sit for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). National University massage therapy grads perform well on their national board exams.

National University's massage therapy certification program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation, and is a school member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Massage Equipment Checklist
What type of equipment does a professional massage therapist need?

• Portable massage table and carrying case
• Bolsters and pillows to position head and limbs
• Clean sheets and blankets to cover client and table
• Hypoallergenic, stain-free masage cream
• Relaxing atmosphere with soft lighting and soothing music