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How Important is Accreditation

How Important is Accreditation

Is Massage School Accreditation Important? When it comes to choosing the right massage school, almost every education expert recommends looking for accreditation. By definition, accreditation is a process of review performed by an overseeing body to ensure that the program (and the school) meets certain regulations. Accrediting bodies range from general educational organizations to massage-specific […]

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Is Massage School Right For You

Is Massage School Right For You

How to Know if Massage Therapy School is for You? By Lana J. Russell, RMT As a student, one of the first questions to ask yourself is; why are you considering massage therapy as a career? Some students go to massage therapy school to get out of mundane corporate, 9 to 5 lifestyle. Other students […]

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Massage School Tuition Options

Massage School Tuition Options

  Are There Pay As You Go Massage School Tuition Options Most massage schools offer a range of tuition and payment options for those who demonstrate financial need. Attending any kind of trade school is going to come with costs, even with the assistance of government funded grants, and the massage industry is no different. […]

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The Finer Nuances of Massage School

The Finer Nuances of Massage School

Small Things To Look For When Choosing a Massage School This weekend at school I had a couple of experiences that made me think about some of the finer nuances of higher education.   When I refer to massage school, I am typically referring to a school that offers a holistically oriented certificate program rather than […]

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Choosing a Massage School with Regional Accreditation

Choosing a Massage School with Regional Accreditation

Why Is A Massage School’s Regional Accreditation Important? Massage school accreditation is one of the most important factors to consider when looking at your education options. Accreditation is a good way to determine if the program is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as well as by massage certifying boards that have become industry […]

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How Your Massage School Shapes Your Practice

How Your Massage School Shapes Your Practice

The bitter cold, snowy, blustery days here in the northeast have led to lots of time for one of my favorite activities….snuggling with my sweet three year old. As I transition from the administrative position to a more part-time educational position, I set aside at least one day at week (school is on the weekends) […]

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How to Pay for Massage School

How to Pay for Massage School

This is going to cost how much? One of the biggest factors to consider in any educational venture is the cost of tuition and the payment options available.  There are 2 main ways that massage programs operate. The first is a certificate.  At the culmination of the coursework (typically an amount of hours….mine is 1000, […]

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Academic Support at Massage School

Academic Support at Massage School

Why Academic Support at Your Massage School Matters Massage therapy training can be a challenge. From the outside, it looks like a very relaxing, hands-on learning atmosphere where the sounds of the ocean are played in the background and aromatherapy puts everyone at ease. But for those on the inside, it doesn’t take long to […]

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Perfect Age to Apply to Massage School

Perfect Age to Apply to Massage School

What Is the Best Age to Go to Massage School? Massage therapy is a unique career field in that it appeals to people of all ages. Recent high school graduates apply to massage school to begin their professional lives after a short training period. Older applicants might be returning to work after a few years […]

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Hidden Costs of Massage School

Hidden Costs of Massage School

What Are Some of the Hidden Costs of Massage School When a massage school lists its cost of attendance, chances are they’re showing you tuition costs (or per-credit costs). It’s always a good idea to know what kind of financial obligation you’re taking on by returning to school to learn a trade, but tuition is […]

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