Massage Therapy Program

Do what you love and help others through the art of ancient healing. The Massage Therapy program offers you the education, practice and skills necessary in the massage therapy profession. The Massage Therapy program satisfies the academic requirements to qualify massage therapy graduates for the New York State Massage Therapy Examination.

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.

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Our small class sizes provide you with individual attention to focus on the development of your professionalism and career skills. As a Massage Therapy graduate, you will possess the depth of knowledge and practical experience from your studies to successfully practice massage therapy profession upon licensure by New York State.

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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Massage Therapy Courses

Massage Therapy students at the New York City Metro campus of Mildred Elley will also have an opportunity to specialize by taking coursework in the following:

  • Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Medical Terminology
  • Western Massage
  • Professional Development and Ethics
  • Myology & Kinesiology
  • Sports Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Oriental Massage
  • Pathology
  • Neurology
  • Myofascial Release Therapy
  • Clinic Practicum

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 job training available. Mildred Elley also offers many different benefits for college students in the New York Metro area.

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships For Those Who Qualify
  • Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Convenient Location in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District
  • Easy Access to Express Subways and Buses
  • Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
  • International Students Welcome

Lifetime Job Placement Assistance

Here, in the heart of New York City, there are many potential opportunities for career placement. After graduating from Mildred Elley with a certificate enjoy our lifetime job placement assistance and are ready to pursue a rewarding career as a massage therapist in the New York Metro area.

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