Why consider a career in massage therapy? Massage therapists can have flexible full or part-time hours, work for a large spa or chiropractic office, or even work from home and be their own boss!
Massage is becoming more mainstream as more and more Americans are becoming aware of the benefits and are incorporating massage into their self care and health care regime.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2019, employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 21 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will likely increase as more healthcare providers understand the benefits of massage and these services become part of treatment plans.
What can massage therapy do?
- Lessons and eases lower back pain and overall body aches
- Helps manage depression and anxiety
- Boosts the immune system
- Reduce post-exercise muscle soreness
- Improve an athlete’s flexibility, enhances speed and power, and reduce risk of injury
The Institute of Therapeutic Massage’s part-time and full-time schedules were designed to meet the needs of the busy student. With affordable tuition and both day and evening classes, you can be on your way to a new career!