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Program Overview

Holistic Approach: 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.

750 clock hour, 10 month professional Massage Therapy program. Graduates earn a Diploma and the title of Massage Therapist.

COMTA Accredited: Lakewood School is accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) offering a comprehensive training program in Therapeutic Massage.

Workshop Electives: Students choose from a variety of topics for the elective component of the program. Check out the Workshop page for topics and schedules.

Student Clinic Experience: Students work in a supervised clinic for the practicum portion of the program.

Great Job Outlook: Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 22% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook . There are a number of settings where massage therapists practice.

Scheduling Options 

The Spring Program that begins in March and a Fall Program that begins in September. Both programs have a Core Program component, Supplemental Classes, Online Classes, Workshop Electives, and Student Clinic.

The Core Program days and Supplemental Classes differ by program. 

  • Fall Program (September through mid-June)

The Fall Program meets every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and one Saturday per month (Supplemental Classes) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the first six months of school.

Students will receive a school calendar of the Tuesday and Saturday Class Schedule.

  • Spring Program (March through mid-December)

The Spring Program meets every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and one Monday per month (Supplemental Classes) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the first six months of school.                                                  

Students will receive a school calendar of the Thursday and Monday Class Schedule.

  • The Student Clinic and Workshop descriptions are the same for both programs.

Workshops are held on week-ends, both Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Students attend a minimum of 6 Elective Workshops over the course of the year. You sign up for these as you have interest in the topics.

Student Clinics are held on Monday and Friday mornings for 9:00 a.m. – 1:30p.m., and Wednesday afternoons/evening from 4:00 p.m. – 8:30p.m. Students attend 3-4 clinics per month during 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarters. Clinics are scheduled toward the end of the first quarter.

Admission Requirements (Including Prerequisites)

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Be of good moral character
  • Be self motivated and responsible for your own learning
  • Be conversant in written and oral English
  • Have received at least one (1) hour professional massage
  • Demonstrate ability to perform college level course work through previous GPA and/or college entrance testing

Informational Visit

Would like to visit the school, get some information, and take a tour? We offer informational tours where we can tell you about the program, scheduling, financial aid and tuition. We will help you explore the options that are available to you. Call for an appointment so we have some time set aside for you! 810-987-3959

We will need a copy of a transcript from a previous learning experience (high school or college), as well as a copy of your high school diploma or GED results. Pre-admission testing may be requested.

Those ready to apply for admission to the school can do so by submitting an application. Paper Application Forms are also available at the school. Upon receipt of your application, you will be contacted by the school. We will help you with the admissions process.

The school does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, nationality, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

For more information, call the school today to schedule an Informational Visit.

Tuition 

Tuition: $ 11,125 + Textbooks & Lab Fee: $1,560.

Total: $12,685

Tuition less than the national average for comparable programs.

Educational Investment includes:

  • All Courses including Student Clinic and Workshop Electives
  • Textbooks: All required textbooks  and course packets for the program
  • Massage Table Package: Including an adjustable face rest, arm hammock, carry case, and bolster. You choose your table color.
  • Starter Kit for classroom and clinic including lotion, gel, spa class products, and a set of sheets.
  • Polo Shirt: A school logo polo shirt (required for the student clinic)
  • Membership to a professional organization which includes liability insurance.
  • Test Prep subscription to prepare for the MBLEx
  • Licensure expenses including: the MBLEx exam fee, the background check fee, and the licensure fee for the State of Michigan.

A great value for your Educational Investment.

The Next Program Begins
March 2020
EXPLORE YOUR OPPORTUNITIES!

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