As massage therapy careers continue to grow, it is an exciting time to join this healing profession! Train in popular therapeutic techniques and earn your diploma in as little as 10 months. Employment of massage therapists is expected to grow by 24.1 percent from 2014 to 2024.*
At American Career College, our Massage Therapy training program focuses on preparing you for a range of exciting career options, from acupressure to sports massage and more.
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The American Career College Massage Therapy program is designed to help you learn the basics of human anatomy as you study a variety of massage techniques that can improve people’s overall physical health and well-being.
Upon successful completion of the school's program and earning your college diploma, graduates may pursue entry-level certified massage therapist positions to carry out these duties
American Career College's dynamic massage therapy classes and curriculum also prepare
s you for the professional world by providing training in business ethics and the legal issues related to the practice of massage therapy.
The goal of our massage therapy program is to help you graduate with the confidence and qualifications to begin your career as a massage therapist.
Once you have completed your American Career College training and earned your college diploma, you'll be ready to pursue exciting career opportunities as an entry-level massage therapist.
On the job, you'll treat injuries and promote general wellness. You may specialize in more than one style of massage requiring different techniques, such as Swedish massage, deep-tissue massage, or sports massage.
As a massage therapist, your day-to-day responsibilities* may include:
As you begin your career as a massage therapist, the ongoing development of your skills can create increased opportunities for advancement. Even after you are employed, ACC's Career Services team will remain committed to providing you with the resources, support and personalized assistance you need to keep your health care career on the fast track.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Massage Therapists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm
This class curriculum is divided into learning units called class modules. Standalone core class modules for the American Career College Massage Therapy program include:
For a complete description of coursework in these modules, please refer to the ACC Catalog.
Many massage therapists work in sports-medical practices, or choose to open private practices with offices that clients can visit. Others prefer to stay mobile and travel to their clients. You may also want to consider other exciting settings where the services of trained massage therapists are needed.
With your American Career College diploma in Massage Therapy, you may pursue entry-level positions in:
A few interesting statistics* about massage therapy careers:
Many area employers are very familiar with the quality of ACC programs and our school's track record for preparing confident, qualified professionals for rewarding careers. Graduates of ACC's programs have been hired by:
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*California Employment Development Department http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/cgi/databrowsing/occExplorerQSDetails.asp?searchCriteria=&careerID=&menuChoice=occExplorer&geogArea=0601000000&soccode=319011&search=Explore+Occupation