Cortiva Institute – Phoenix Arizona

Phoenix AZ massage school

Cortiva Institute

10000 N. 31st Avenue, Suite D-100, Phoenix, AZ 85051

Start Your Massage Therapy Education in Phoenix, Arizona

A breathtakingly beautiful city, Phoenix, AZ is surrounded by natural beauty. Located in the heart of this progressive city is Cortiva Institute, previously known as the Arizona School of Massage Therapy, a leader in massage therapy education.

If you have been thinking about attending massage therapy school, you are most likely asking yourself questions like how much is it going to cost, how long will it take to graduate, how & where do I apply and is financial aid available?

If you want to learn more, fill out the short questionnaire and a representative from the school will contact you to talk about how to apply, scholarships, time requirements, costs and just about anything else you may need to know.

About Cortiva Institute

With over 18 years of experience training massage therapists, Cortiva Institute is a great place to begin your career in massage therapy. Founding and managed by professional massage therapists, Cortiva Institute is focused on providing hands-on, career-based education to prospective massage therapists.

Having graduated over 1,800 students in 2004, Arizona School of Massage Therapy was able to place 97% of them in massage-related work fields. And that’s just the beginning! Cortiva Institute is an educational institution with a singular focus…to train and place qualified massage therapists.

The school realizes that its reputation is determined by the success and reputations of graduates from Cortiva Institute. And if you make a decision to attend Cortiva Institute and work hard you could begin your career in as little as seven months.

Massage Therapy Programs

The Professional Massage Therapy Program provides students with the information and the resources to become successful massage therapists. The program is keenly focused on the art and science of massage therapy, but also recognizes that, in order to be successful, graduates must also be taught about of the necessary elements of managing a massage therapy business.

Within the framework of the Professional Massage Therapy Program, students will learn light energy applications as well as structural massage therapy modalities. Both Eastern and Western theory and techniques are taught and students will understand how to treat specific pain and dysfunction.

The coursework includes Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology to insure that students are well trained as health practitioners. Additionally, the program teaches and encourages a holistic approach to health and healing.

The Arizona School of Massage Therapy does an exceptional job of teaching students to translate their massage skills into a successful business or career enterprise. The Professional Development course includes lessons about beginning and managing a massage therapy business, personal presentation, advertising, resume writing, job interviewing skills and other key components of career management. Students also complete a Clinical Internship so they will be familiar with the environment and the activities of a massage therapy practice.


The Cortiva Institute is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). This is critical information when considering massage schools. Not all massage schools can meet this level of third-party certification and strict educational standards.

Financial Aid

Because ASMT is nationally accredited, the school is eligible to participate in Federal Title IV Student Financial Assistance programs. Consequently, students will be able to apply for a variety of financial assistance including the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Stafford Loans and Federal PLUS Loans along with ASMT’s Career Financial Services Plan.

Going to School in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix area massage schoolsThe Phoenix Metro-area is home to 3.4 million people. Set in the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix boasts more than 300 sunny days a year. It is in the middle of the spectacularly beautiful Sonoran Desert, and is one of America’s best places to live.

The American Southwest has a culture its own, one that is vibrant and active. Phoenix has outstanding outdoor recreational activities, an active night life scene, and a wide variety of professional sports. There is also a large arts community, with many galleries and shops that everything from antiques to Native American art to local painters and craftspeople.

ASMT’s location does much to recommend it. Not only is Phoenix the cultural and financial hub of Arizona, but it is the fastest-growing and fifth largest city in the United States.

Centrally-located with access to many of the West’s attractions, Phoenix offers a technologically-rich epicenter with a number of opportunities for professional growth. From restaurants and museums to sports venues and golfing, there is much to recommend Phoenix to those looking for a start to a great career in massage therapy.

More Information

If you are interested in this program and would like to find out more, please request information from Cortiva Institute – Phoenix, AZ.

If you want to learn more, fill out the short questionnaire and a representative from the school will contact you to talk about how to apply, scholarships, time requirements, costs and just about anything else you may need to know.