Do Massage Therapists Need To Go To School?

Do Massage Therapists Need To Go To School?

Professional Requirements for Massage Therapist in Greenville, SC

When you get a massage from a Massage Therapist at Massage Therapy Center in Greenville, SC , rest assured – your massage therapist went through extensive education and training before performing your Massages.

In the  United States, licensed massage therapists  graduate from one of the 300+ accredited massage institutions in the United States.

Therapists undertake a minimum of 500 hours of training before graduation, and many massage schools require up to 1000 hours.  Most therapists study between 12 and 18 months before graduating and obtaining their massage license.

Most massage therapists are licensed by state, though some take additional coursework and exams to obtain a national certification.  In addition,  some massage therapists pursue further graduate study in specialties such as prenatal massage and oncology massage (massage for cancer patients).

All CMT Massage Therapists are currently licensed in South Carolina. Great massage therapists with a current and valid massage license are always welcome to join The Massage Therapy Center.



Massage Greenville SC
``The pressure of the hands causes the springs of life to flow`` - Tokujiro Namikoshi


30 Roper Corner Circle
Greenville, SC 29615


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