Massage Therapy Program
28 Week* Massage Therapy Program in Vienna, VA
Massage Therapy is a rewarding and growing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the Massage Therapy industry to grow by 26% nationally from 2016 to 2026. With demand growing as the population ages, now is a great time to enter the industry. Whether you prefer to work with your hands, want flexible hours, or are looking for a good self-employment opportunity, Massage Therapy provides a variety of hands-on work opportunities in a growing number of settings.
Feel confident entering your practice and deliver more value to your clients. Improve their health and relieve pain through the portable, hands-on skills of Massage Therapy.
The best way to see if AMBI Massage School is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on our programs, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info or Book a Tour.
Get the Skills to Build a Successful Massage Career
At the American Massage & Bodywork Institute, we train skilled Massage Therapists with a comprehensive program that exceeds both state and national standards for training.
We understand traditional school settings are not for everyone. That’s why we’re different: master your techniques with hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support through active learning. The Massage Therapy program carefully balances developing technical skills with cultivating your natural talents. With two timetables (Day & Evening/Weekend) to choose from, you get to learn at a pace that best suits your life.
You’ll get great value when you train at AMBI. With 700 hours* of training, our massage therapy program prepares you over and above licensing requirements. You’ll feel confident entering the massage industry after you gain so much focused, hands-on instruction.
All of our classes focus on learning-by-doing and are led by experienced massage professionals. You get the personalized attention you need to improve quickly and gain the real-world skills that clients and employers expect.
Here are just some of the areas you’ll be familiar in after finishing our program:
- Massage Theory & Technique
- The Business of Massage
- Basic CPR/First Aid Training
- and more
Hands-on, practical learning extends beyond the classroom at AMBI. That’s why while you train with us, you will practice what you’ve learned in our Student Clinic. By practicing on real clients, you will gain work experience, confidence in your skills, and will feel ready to get out there in the exciting world of massage.
While at AMBI, you will also create your own marketing and business plan; this will give you a competitive edge, as employers appreciate working with people who understand the business side of massage therapy, even if you don’t plan on starting your own practice.
As a graduate, you will have the skills to help others and knowledge needed to turn your massage talents into a viable, lasting profession.
And the best part? You could be pursuing your license in as little as 28 weeks*!
Join our growing industry, and discover the rewarding, flexible career you’ve always wanted.
Is a Career as a Massage Therapist Right for You? Take the AMBI “Massage Therapy Career Training Readiness Quiz”
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Being trained as a Massage Therapist opens the doors to many opportunities across the country. No matter if you want to stay in Virginia or practice in another state, there are both job and business opportunities for those licensed in a given state.
Some places you may work at as a Massage Therapist include:
- Chiropractic Offices
- Fitness Centers
- In Your Own Home or Other Space With Your Own Practice
With such a variety of options for work, AMBI prepares you for a career that can take you where you want to be, working the way you want to!
99.53% Student Satisfaction**
Students love our program and support. With that level of satisfaction, you can trust us to give you relevant, quality training needed to be a Massage Therapy Professional.
My time at AMBI exceeded all my expectations and a lot of that had to do with the incredible staff.
The AMBI Massage Therapy program is 20 hours per week of on-campus training and 5 hours per week of online training. Altogether, the program is made up of seven, 100-hour courses which gives you a total of 700 hours of training*. The program is taught in a linear, logical, and orderly fashion; students progress through each step of the program once they demonstrate competency in a course.
Training can, and should, fit around your life. When you enroll at AMBI, you can choose between two different schedules:
- Day classes, Monday through Thursday from 9:15am – 3:00pm, or
- Evening/weekend classes, Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00pm – 10:30pm, and Saturday from 9:00am – 6:00pm, or
The day and evening/weekend classes are approximately 28-30 weeks*.
New classes start as often as every six weeks!
Get Prepared for the MBLEx State Licensing Exam
Anyone wishing to practice massage must first be licensed by the state. During your training at AMBI, you will receive help with preparation for the MBLEx state licensing exam, offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). Go into the exam feeling confident and prepared after taking 5 practice MBLEx exams before completing the program.
Is a Rewarding Career in Massage Therapy Right For You? Get More Info…
If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Massage Therapy and exploring whether AMBI is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
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*Program length when completed in normal time
**According to an independent student satisfaction survey conducted by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in April 2018.