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Welcome to the LMT Program at VSMA, where we offer a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge needed to succeed as professional Massage Therapists. This 517-clock hour program goes beyond the basics of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, delivering a robust education that prepares students for the demanding field of massage therapy.

Our program is not only ideal for individuals seeking to embark on a career as Massage Therapists but also for healthcare professionals in fields such as nursing, physical or occupational therapy, and related areas, who wish to enhance their skills and broaden their professional scope.

Throughout the program, students will gain a deep understanding of the intricacies of massage therapy techniques and their application. Our structured and sequenced approach ensures that students develop a solid foundation of knowledge, comprehension, and practical skills, positioning them for success in their future endeavours, including the MBLEX Licensing Examination.

Program Objectives

The Massage Therapy Program equips graduates with the necessary skills and competencies to pursue entry-level positions in a wide range of settings, including clinics, spas, health clubs, chiropractic offices, and more. We emphasize the importance of anatomy, physiology, and palpation in our curriculum, empowering graduates to collaborate effectively with other healthcare professionals and engage in informed discussions regarding indications, contraindications, and treatment plans for various massage therapy techniques.

Massage Required Courses & Program Outline

At VSMA, we follow an independent course numbering system to organize and differentiate the levels of study required for the program. Each course is sequentially numbered and accompanied by a letter prefix that represents the program title. Throughout the program, students can expect a minimum of 50 minutes of supervised or directed instruction per clock hour, allowing for thorough learning with appropriate breaks.

Join us at VSMA and embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a skilled and knowledgeable Licensed Massage Therapist. Our program is designed to empower you with the expertise and confidence needed to excel in this rewarding field.

Why Choose LMT at VSMA?

  • Accelerated Program: At VSMA, we offer an accelerated massage therapy program that allows you to finish your education quickly and start your career sooner. Our focused curriculum ensures that you acquire the necessary skills and knowledge efficiently, saving
    you time and enabling you to enter the workforce faster.

  • Affordable Education: Compared to traditional 4-year schools, massage therapy school offers a more cost-effective option for your education. At VSMA, we provide various financial aid options, including scholarships, to help make your education more accessible
    and affordable.

  • High Demand for Massage Therapists: The demand for qualified massage therapists is on the rise, and major spas, healthcare facilities, and wellness centers are actively hiring. By choosing massage therapy school, you position yourself for abundant job opportunities in a field with growing demand.
  •  Rapid Industry Growth: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the massage therapy industry is projected to grow at an impressive rate of 26%. This growth indicates a flourishing career path with excellent prospects and long-term stability.

  • Diverse Career Opportunities: With a massage therapy education from VSMA, you open the doors to a wide range of career opportunities. Whether you aspire to work in a medical setting, a luxury spa, or as a self-employed therapist, our program equips you with the skills to pursue your desired path.

  • Convenient Location: VSMA is conveniently located, making it easily accessible for students seeking a massage therapy education. Our campus is situated in a vibrant community with proximity to healthcare facilities, wellness centers, and other establishments that offer potential employment opportunities.

  • Experienced Faculty and Practitioners: Our faculty consists of experienced professionals who are passionate about massage therapy and dedicated to your success. You will benefit from their expertise, guidance, and mentorship as they help shape you into a competent and confident massage therapist.

  •  Hands-on Training: VSMA places a strong emphasis on hands-on training to ensure you develop the practical skills necessary for your massage therapy career. Our curriculum includes ample opportunities for supervised practice, allowing you to refine your techniques and gain real-world experience.

  • Supportive Learning Environment: We foster a supportive and nurturing learning environment at VSMA. Our faculty and staff are committed to your growth and provide personalized attention to help you succeed academically and professionally.

  • Follow Your Passion: By choosing massage therapy school, you are taking a significant step towards pursuing your passion. If you have a genuine interest in holistic wellness and helping others, a career in massage therapy allows you to make a meaningful impact on people’s lives while enjoying a fulfilling and rewarding profession.

  • Tuition Credit for Internship Program: Gain valuable hands-on experience and receive a 50% tuition credit for selective courses through our internship program. Take the next step towards a rewarding career in massage therapy. Choose VSMA as your trusted partner in education and embark on a journey of personal and professional growth in a field that offers endless opportunities for success and fulfilment.
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