Massage Therapy Diploma

Become a Massage Therapist in as little as 69 Weeks

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

Massage Therapy Program Status:

Enrolling Now!

Space is limited.

Limited-Time $1,000 Tuition Grant

Evening Classes Start Oct 2 (space available)
Weekend Classes Start Oct 7 (space available)
 
 

* Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Tuition grant available for a limited time

Tuition Grant Available:

$1,000

EXTENDED! Enroll before the end of October 2023.
Some conditions apply. 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

The Massage Therapy course is designed to prepare you for taking the CMTO’s Registration Examinations (MCQ & OSCE). You will learn everything you need to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) in Ontario.

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.

You will graduate with a 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 licensing exams. Job placement assistance will be provided during the course.

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.

Massage Therapist Career Profile

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.

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. A massage therapist 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)
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.

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.

Massage Therapy is considered a recession resilient career – as a health care professional you will always be needed.

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
PER HOUR

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.

Why Choose National Institute’s Massage Therapy Program?

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

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.
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Admissions will assist you to secure funding.
  • 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.

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.