Massage Therapy Diploma Program

Become a Massage Therapist in 69 Weeks

A Massage Therapist Working on Her Patient
A Massage Therapist works in a spa or medical setting. They apply manual pressure to soft tissues to relieve patient stress, reduce pain, and promote healing.

Do you…

  • Have a caring and compassionate personality?
  • Enjoy working on your feet and with your hands?
  • Love healing and relaxing others?
  • Find human anatomy fascinating?
  • Want to earn up to $100 / hr?

If you answered “yes,” then massage therapy might be your path to an exciting and fulfilling career.

A Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) treats their clients by applying manual pressure to the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. Your work relieves pain, promotes healing, and reduces stress.

Your career as an RMT begins with a quality education from National Institute Brampton. The comprehensive curriculum will teach you theory and provide you with hands-on training. You will learn everything you need to become a Massage Therapist in Ontario. The school is highly regarded in the Peel Region.

Your course work will prepare you to take the CMTO entrance examinations (MCQ & OSCE). You will graduate with a Massage Therapy Diploma.

In order to successfully receive a diploma, you will complete 2200 hours of instruction and achieve a grade of 70% or higher. The school will provide mock MCQ and OSCE Exams designed in a similar format to those of the CMTO licencing exams. Job placement assistance will be provided during the course.

Massage Therapy Program Details

Classes Enrolling Now!

OptionFull-Time / HybridPart-Time
Length69 Weeks96 Weeks
Class TimeDays or EveningsWeekends
Entrance RequirementsHigh School or Equivalent, 18 Years or Older
Recent Vulnerable Sector Check & Criminal Record Check
Campus LocationBrampton, ON / Virtual Classroom

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Space is limited.

Tuition Grant Available. Conditions Apply.


* Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Tuition grant available for a limited time

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Eligibility conditions apply. Must show proof of Canadian Status.
Contact National Institute for details.

“I received an excellent education at National Institute. My teachers were amazing, friendly, and very helpful. The small class size was just what I needed to get the individual attention and learn the information I needed to pass my CMTO certification exams.”
– Krystle Robinson, Registered Massage Therapist

College of Massage Therapists of Ontario
National Institute is Accredited by Career Colleges Ontario
National Institute is CMTCA Accredited - Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation

Massage Therapy Course Curriculum

Courses Include:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Theory of Massage Therapy
  • Swedish Techniques
  • Public Health
  • Kinesiology & Remedial Exercise
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Nutrition
  • Ethics & Regulations
  • Self-Employment Business Management

The Massage Therapy course curriculum is accepted by the CMTO. You will learn advanced massage theory in health science, professional development, and clinical science. Additionally, you will get practical hands-on experience in our campus clinic and through community outreach trips.

Get answers to your questions about the National Institute Massage Therapy Diploma Program. Learn if a career in massage therapy is right for you and ask about special offers on tuition by completing the form or calling 905-463-2006.

Massage Therapist Career Profile

National Institute Massage Therapy Student
Massage Therapy is a dynamic and fulfilling career.

A Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) is an expert at treating tension, soreness, spasms, and muscle or joint pain.

You will use your holistic knowledge of human anatomy to identify root causes and develop a treatment plan. A client’s treatment can last anywhere between 15 – 90 minutes per session.

Massage Therapists can work just about anywhere. Some common work places include:

  • Health Clinics
  • Spas
  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation Centres
  • Resorts & Cruise Lines
  • Nursing Homes
  • In Your Own Clinic or Spa
  • At Your Client’s Home (Mobile Massage Services)
National Institute Massage Therapy Student
Massage Therapy is a dynamic and fulfilling career.

You will often collaborate with other medical or spa professionals to deliver complete treatment to your clients. Massage Therapy is a dynamic career that involves working with many people throughout your day. Your ability to create a relaxing and peaceful environment is crucial to your success.

Explore a career as an RMT right now. National Institute is ready to provide the answers you need to move forward. Request more information by completing the form or calling 905-463-2006.

Massage Therapists in Ontario

Entry-Level Wage Expectations

$45 – $100

As your career grows, you could start earning over $100 / hr. Massage Therapy is a lucrative career that also enables you to improve your clients’ health. You are entering a recession resilient career – as a health care professional you will always be needed.

Why Choose National Institute’s Massage Therapy Program?

Getting prepared for a new career is an important step in your life. Providing a great education and enabling students to become a Registered Massage Therapist is a responsibility we take seriously.

We offer:

  • Small class sizes so you get the attention required to succeed.
  • Expert instructors that have real-world experience. All teachers are fully licensed & qualified.
  • Networking opportunities with employers, industry partners, and community leaders.
  • Job placement assistance. Over 95% of our graduates obtain gainful employment.
  • Practical hands-on experience in our own student spa and on field trips with community partners.
  • A diverse and friendly student body. You will work together and make great friends.

Financial Aid Options

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

National Institute is a licensed & accredited private career college in Ontario – this means you may be eligible for public and/or private grants, and RESPs are useable. There are financial aid specialists to help you find a financial solution to match your unique circumstances.

Some of your Financial Aid options include:

  • Interest-Free Monthly Tuition Option for National Institute Students Only
  • Better Jobs Ontario Funding
  • Public Scholarships, Grants, and Student Loans
  • Private Scholarships & Grants
  • Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) Withdrawal
  • Student Line of Credit or Loan from Banks/Credit Unions.
  • RRSP Lifelong Learning Program (LLP)
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Claims
  • And More…

Get answers to your questions about the National Institute Massage Therapy Diploma Program and learn if a career in massage therapy is right for you by completing the form or calling 905-463-2006.