All the information you need about our massage therapy program can be found here.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES
Submit a completed application form with a $50 non-refundable fee.
Submit a high school diploma and transcript (or GED) and any other college transcripts.
Submit two letters of recommendation addressing character, work attitude, and/or past academic performance.
Attend a personal interview. The director of admissions evaluates your personal qualifications as well as your academic readiness during the interview. This interview is designed to give the applicant personal and specific guidance in fulfilling entrance requirements. We also invite you to ask questions at this time, tour the facility, listen to an explanation of the program, make arrangements for the payment of tuition, and view the textbooks. The prospective student and their family may attend a class for the day, if desired.
Show resources that they are capable financially and/or are able to be entered into one of the school’s loan programs.
Display a genuine desire to become a part of a learning atmosphere with the ability and attitude to succeed in the classroom. Must submit a short essay (paragraph) as to why you would like to attend our school.
Project a well-groomed and professional image that would reflect positively on the school and the profession.
Be free from dependency of any drug or other controlled substance.
Be physically and mentally competent to practice. Must be free of any communicable diseases.
Anyone who has been convicted of a felony may not be eligible for a state license, which is a requirement by the state of Iowa and most cities and states to practice. Applicants must not have been engaged or convicted of prostitution (state law).
The practice of massage therapy evokes changes in all aspects of our being. A practitioner must have the perspective and insight to allow for these changes.
All handicapped applicants are treated on an individual basis due to the fact that massage therapy doesn’t lend itself to all handicaps.
***ITMW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law.