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Massage Therapist
The Massage Therapist program offers a well-rounded curriculum that blends knowledge of therapeutic massage with the knowledge of the human body.
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About the Program

Massage Therapist - 10 Month Diploma Program (day), 20 Month Diploma Program (eve)

The Massage Therapist program offers a well-rounded curriculum that blends knowledge of therapeutic massage with the knowledge of the structure and function of the human body. The program focuses on practical experience offered in a fully equipped clinical setting and introduces a variety of specialized modalities, including Swedish massage, sports massage, shiatsu, neuromuscular techniques, and massage for special needs populations. The program also includes the business skills necessary for the student to enter the field as an independent practitioner. The program is designed for the student with little or no prior experience.

Certification Opportunities

The Massage Therapist program is designed to prepare the student to sit for the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB) at the completion of the training. Applicants to the Massage Therapist program who wish to relocate are encouraged to research out-of-state licensure requirements prior to enrolling.


The Student Massage Clinic is open to the public.

Schedule a relaxing massage. Students under supervision will apply their therapeutic skills in one of our private therapy clinics.

  • Full-body Massage (50 minutes) - $25
  • Pregnancy Massage - $25*
  • Hot Stone Therapy - $25*
  • subject to availability

Half-hour appointments in the massage therapy classroom:

  • Therapeutic Massage - $15
  • Chair Massage - $15

Special rates are available to students with ID, and to Great Lakes Massage Therapist alumni - call for details.

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Brad Prince Dr. David Iadeluca, D.C. | Owner & Chiropractor We look to Great Lakes to provide us with skilled Massage Therapy graduates.
Brad Prince Brad Prince | Owner & Massage Therapist Great Lakes is a great place to start your career as a massage therapist. I did!
Rhoda McIntire Rhoda McIntire | Massage Therapist Great Lakes gave me a start in massage therapy, but it's not the means to an end. If you put your mind to it, you can do it!
Juan Barios Juan Barios | Owner & Massage Therapist Upon graduation, Great Lakes students possess the necessary tools to be true professionals in their field.