Investing In Your Future | Lakewood School Of Therapeutic Massage

Investing in Your Future


Opportunities are numerous with a career in Massage Therapy. You can practice in many settings, have a diverse group of clients, and a wide range of treatment objectives. Are you looking for a career that offers flexibility, independence, good pay, and personal fulfillment?  Are you looking for a second career or a career change? At Lakewood School you will earn your Massage Therapy Diploma in just 10 months and be eligible for State Licensure.

Your Future is in Your Hands!

A Massage Therapy program offers an enormous value for your educational dollar. The annual report by U.S. News 2013 Job Rankings  Massage Therapist is ranked #21 as the Best Healthcare Job, and #53 as The 100 Best Jobs. According to The American Massage Therapy Association’s 2013 research, employment for Massage Therapists is expected to rise 20% from 2010 to 2020, which is faster than average for all occupations. There is even more great news for Massage Therapists in Michigan, ONetOnLine projects a 14% increase in jobs for Massage Therapists from 2008 to 2018.


Lakewood School’s Professional Massage Therapy Program is one of the most prestigious and comprehensive programs, with an 820 clock hour program accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). Graduates earn a Diploma and the title of Massage Therapist. Students learn a holistic approach to bodywork that includes relaxation massage, assessment skills and therapeutic applications. Personal growth and self care are part of the educational process.

We offer programs to meet your individual scheduling needs. Our core program has day and evening classes, with start dates in August and February. In addition to the core program you will practice the exciting hands-on piece of Lakewood’s Massage Therapy Program with monthly supplemental classes, weekend workshops, and student clinics.

Let Kim Older our qualified Financial Aid Representative help you see how affordable Lakewood can be…fill out a FAFSA and we’ll create an estimate of Financial Aid eligibility for you.


Lakewood graduates are in demand and our placement coordinator is available through the school to assist each graduate with their career development. We get calls from prospective employers and clients looking for Massage Therapists. We have job listings available at the school and through our newsletter. The school keeps an updated listing of graduates who are seeking employment. Lakewood School has an above average placement rate.