Career Focused Massage Therapy Courses in New Jersey
Massage Therapy has become the most widely used complementary care modality in the United States.
Whether you’re just starting out, ready to make a career change, or perhaps looking for a second source of income, if you’re a creative, compassionate person interested in holistic healing and helping others, becoming a professional massage therapist could be an excellent opportunity.
Becoming a Qualified Massage Therapist
The Massage & Bodywork Studies Program from Institute for Therapeutic Massage (ITM), blends art and science to provide the hands-on training, clinical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in holistic massage therapy.
ITM grads aren’t locked in to a rigid “massage routine” like some schools teach. In this environment you’re encouraged to be creative and to assess each person individually. Every massage you give will be different, based on the individual you’re treating.
Courses are led by experienced massage professionals, so students get the practical, up-to-date skills it takes to succeed. In addition to basic Swedish Massage and Myofasical Release, one of the stand-out features of this program is the emphasis on medical massage, including Modified Swedish Massage for Cancer Survivors.
Medical Massage is one of the fastest growing fields in the industry, and an important feature of the ITM program. ITM is the only school in New Jersey to have multiple hospital affiliations.
Customized Training to Fit Your Interests
We don’t use “cookie cutter” lesson plans. As an ITM student you have the opportunity to customize your curriculum to fit your interests. Our five core programs include:
- Massage Therapy & Bodywork Program
- Oncology Massage Certification Program
- East-West Massage Program
- Massage Therapy & Personal Training Program
- Massage Therapy Continuing Education
State & National Certification
The Massage & Bodywork Studies Program (MBW) not only meets the requirements of New Jersey’s licensing standards, but also exceeds many state requirements, while reflecting the most current techniques and research. Completion of the MBW program will give graduates 650 of the 750 hours required to sit for the Board Certification (BCTMB) from the NCBTMB. The additional required 100 hours can be obtained through Continuing Education Courses of your choosing.
Choose from convenient Day or Evening classes. Our Classes run just 2-3 days per week, with some additional weekend classes, so you can balance your training with family, work and other responsibilities.
Get Support to Launch a Successful Career
ITM doesn’t stop working for you at graduation. We have great relationships with potential employers across several areas of the health and wellness industry, including salons, clinics, sports organizations, health clubs, chiropractors, spas and physical therapy offices. We keep this contact information in our Graduate Services department.
ITM graduates are in demand, and our placement rates are exceptional. Many potential employers, already aware of the quality of our students, will only accept resumes from our alumni. Graduates have lifetime access to our Placement Services department, at no charge, to learn of the latest employment opportunities. While we can’t guarantee employment, we do actively assist you in job placement, while providing support and advice for our graduates who want to establish their own practice.
Is a Rewarding Career in Massage Therapy Right for You?
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For more information on Massage Therapy careers and to see if the Institute for Therapeutic Massage is right for you, fill out the form on the side of the page.
To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Advisor directly, give us a call at 973.839.6131. Ask about coming in for a personal tour of our massage facilities.