Why choose a career in Massage Therapy?
Do you want to work in a field that promotes health, wellness, and harmony? Consider massage therapy training from Branford Hall! In our Massage Therapist training program, you will learn a variety of massage techniques, from acupressure and deep tissue massage to reflexology and Swedish massage. You will also learn about treating clients with special concerns, such as pregnant women, athletes, and the elderly.
What will you do as a Massage Therapist?
Massage therapy takes place in a variety of locations, from clinical settings such as hospitals and nursing homes, to more casual environments, such as gyms, spas, and hotels. Some massage therapists who are in private practice may even travel to clients’ homes or offices.
As a therapeutic masseuse, you will have the flexibility to find employment in a wide variety of different locations:
- Gyms, fitness clubs, sporting clubs
- Hotels, spas, luxury resorts
What will you learn in Massage Therapy training?
The courses in the Massage Therapy program at Branford Hall provide students with the foundational skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers by teaching both classical techniques and advanced therapeutic procedures. Upon completion of the program, graduates can sit for the national certification exam.
Students also learn communications skills, business skills, and marketing skills so they can start building a client base upon entry into the field. Massage therapy coursework includes sports massage basics, anatomy and physiology, the art of massage therapy and the business of massage therapy.
Massage Therapy and Certification
As more states adopt licensing requirements for massage therapists, it is increasingly important for massage therapists to become nationally certified. Plus, earning a nationally-recognized certification gives you credibility and marketability anywhere you go. At Branford Hall, we encourage graduates to take the national certification exam through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). Depending upon your campus and your career focus, you may be encouraged to take state licensing exams as well. Earning a certification will give you the added advantage of entering your new job field with proven skills.
Career Placement Services for Massage Therapy
At Branford Hall, our relationship doesn’t stop after your training is complete. Our Career Placement Service professionals believe in following through with our students by helping you every step of the way as you prepare to begin your new career. Whether it’s creating a strong resume, starting your job search, learning effective interview techniques, or developing communications and networking skills, our professionals can help you find your first job in your new career.