Massage Therapy Program

  • Massage Therapy Degree Program (AOS)
  • Massage Therapy Certificate Program

Do what you love and help others through the ancient art of healing. Mildred Elley’s Massage Therapy Schools in Albany, NY, Pittsfield, MA and Manhattan, NY offer you the education, practice and skills necessary to get started in the massage therapy profession. The program satisfies the academic requirements to qualify massage therapy graduates for the New York State Massage Therapy Examination.

During massage therapy courses, the degree and certificate student will learn how to manually manipulate the soft body tissue through different massage therapy techniques. Curriculum will focus on manipulation of the muscles, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments for relaxation and rehabilitation. Degree and Certificate students will have the opportunity to work with patients hands-on in the school’s massage therapy clinics located at each campus.

Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026 according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics , much faster than the average for all occupations. Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.

Visit our Campus pages to learn more about the degree and certificate programs offered at each.



New York City

Massage Therapy Program Benefits

Attending Mildred Elley means you not only receive a quality higher education experience, but it also means you get access to the most advanced massage therapy job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for massage therapy program students.

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships for Those Who Qualify
  • Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
  • Flexible School Schedule
  • Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
  • Free Career Assessment
  • International Students Welcome

Lifetime Job Placement Assistance

There are many potential opportunities for career placement. After graduating from Mildred Elley with a degree or certificate enjoy our lifetime job placement assistance and are ready to pursue a rewarding career in massage therapy.

Mildred Elley taught me how to study and to learn. With those skills I have advanced to become a very skilled Massage Therapist. I feel very fortunate and I love what I do.

-Kim Lathrop, Class of 2013

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