Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage is a program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in Western (Swedish) massage, sports massage, myotherapy/trigger point massage, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, cranio-sacral therapy, reflexology, massage safety and emergency management, client counseling, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics. In this article, we analyze the 2015 tuition and other costs for vocational Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage programs offered by U.S. Colleges.
Total 398 colleges are offering the Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage programs. Among them, 90 colleges keep the program as their largest program. The average tuition for the Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage program is $11,764 for 2015.
Next table describes average tuition, books & supply costs, program length and other information for Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage program.
|Total Number of Schools||398|
|Average Tuition & Fees||$11,764|
|Average Books & Supplies Costs||$923|
|Average Length of Program (in contact hours)||613.29 Hours|
|Average Number of Months to Complete Program||9.23 Month(s)|
Average Cost of Attendance for Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage Program
For academic year 2014-2015, the average cost of attendance of Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage program is $23,428 when students living on campus housing facilities and $28,912 when living off campus. If students live with family or relatives, the cost of attendance is - without room & board costs. The 2015 average tuition & fees for the Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage is $11,764.
Next table and chart illustrate the average amount of each cost item for studying vocational Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage program in US colleges.
|Tuition & Fees||$11,764|
|Books and Supplies||$923|
|On-Camus Room & Board||$6,101|
|On-Camus Other Expenses||$4,641|
|Off-Camus Room & Board||$10,752|
|Off-Camus Other Expenses||$5,473|
|Off-Camus Other Expenses Living with Family||$4,776|
Popular Colleges in Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage Area
Below list is the colleges that offer Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage and are popular in the area. The popularity is calculated based on enrollment, referred number, and other academic factors. In addition you can see all schools offering the program at Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage Vocational Schools page.
Heritage College-Oklahoma CityOklahoma City, OK , 9 Vocational Programs Offered
Aveda Institute-TallahasseeTallahassee, FL , 2 Vocational Programs Offered
Aveda Institute-South FloridaDavie, FL , 2 Vocational Programs Offered
Heritage College-Kansas CityKansas City, MO , 7 Vocational Programs Offered
Baltimore School of Massage-LinthicumLinthicum, MD , 2 Vocational Programs Offered
National Holistic InstituteEmeryville, CA , 3 Vocational Programs Offered
Heritage College-ColumbusColumbus, OH , 6 Vocational Programs Offered
Heritage College-Little RockLittle Rock, AR , 7 Vocational Programs Offered
National Massage Therapy InstitutePhiladelphia, PA , 3 Vocational Programs Offered
Milan Institute-ClovisClovis, CA , 6 Vocational Programs Offered