Students participating in Miller-Motte's massage therapist program will develop the educational knowledge necessary to develop massage protocol and perform an extensive therapeutic massage with focus on whole body wellness. Graduates of our massage therapy schools are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork or MBLEx.
Massage therapy can either be a full-time career or a secondary source of income. Most massage therapists are self-employed. They typically own a business of their own or work on an independent contractor basis. Many graduates of Miller-Motte's massage therapy program have also found employment at the offices of chiropractors and doctors; health and beauty salons and spas; nursing homes; fitness and recreational centers; and hotels.
With various types of massage, ranging from deep tissue massage, acupressure, sports massage and Swedish massage, training at our massage therapy schools will cover many approaches to massage therapy.
Our massage therapy school provides students with both hands-on practice of massage techniques in addition to classroom study on subjects like anatomy, physiology, motion and body mechanics, organs and tissues, kinesiology and business management and ethics.
Is A Career In Massage Therapy Right For You?
Many students attending our massage therapist program are interested in becoming a massage therapist because the relaxing nature of massage therapy and helping others is of interest to them.
Unlike other career options, working in massage therapy is generally stress-free. A massage therapist isn’t typically confined to one particular setting where they stare at the same walls for eight hours of the day. Massage therapists will usually divide their time between several different settings. The ambiance of dimly lit settings, scented candles, aromatherapy incense, calm soothing music and herbal massage oils, lotions and crèmes create a relaxing environment that doesn’t just put the client at ease but also the therapists themselves.
One particular benefit of registering at one of our massage therapy schools is job growth in the massage therapy field is expected to grow substantially within the next decade due to the modern-day popularity of alternative medicine and holistic healing.
Everyone from healthcare providers, medical insurance companies to large employers are gradually recognizing the role that massage therapy plays in the treatment of injuries and prevention of illness and stress-related health problems. Completing Miller-Motte's massage therapist program today can increase your chances of taking full advantage of this projected job growth in years to come.
Lastly, anyone interested in attending our massage therapy program and becoming a massage therapist should have solid communication skills, an engaging personality and a friendly demeanor that puts clients at ease. Building and fostering relationships with clients is rule number one in building a client base with repeat business.
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Programs available at Augusta, GA:
- Dental Assisting
- Healthcare Information Technology
- Human Resource Management
- Massage Therapy
- Massage Therapy-Certificate
- Medical Assisting
- Medical Billing and Coding
- Medical Laboratory Technician
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