By manipulating soft tissue of the body, the Massage Therapist helps the client with pain
relief, stress reduction, overall performance, and mobility.
Swedish Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Acupressure & Shiatsu, Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Pregnancy Massage, Thai Massage
Massage Therapist may choose full- or part-time work and set the hours they choose to work. A Massage Therapist may work in their own practice or find employment in a number of different settings. Massage Therapy is ranked #7 in “Best jobs without a college degree.” (U.S. News & World Report)
Spas, salons, and other personal care services providers, Resorts, hotels, and cruise ships, Hospitals and long-term care centers, Chiropractic practices, Physical therapist practices, Gyms and professional sports training facilities
The number of new jobs from 2020 to 2030 in the Gulf Coast Region alone is 2,965 new jobs! (Texas Labor Analysis). Per Bureau of Labor Statistics “About 25,200 openings for
massage therapists are projected each year, on average, over the decade.” For the period 2021 to 2031, Massage therapists’ positions are expected to grow by 20%. Other healthcare support occupation growth is 12%. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
For Texas Gulf Coast Region the average wage is $43,380. The “Experienced Wage” is $51,699. (Texas Labor Analysis)
Phoenix School of Massage provides quality education in Massage Therapy.
The Mission of Phoenix School of Massage is to educate qualified students to become highly skilled professionals in Massage Therapy and its allied subjects and to be
prepared for the job market with a high-level skill set.
Phoenix School of Massage is institutionally and programmatically accredited by the
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and recognized in all 50 states.
The teachers are an unsurpassed faculty of top instructors with a combined experience
of over 90 years. Experienced instructors make all the difference!
Also, a Phoenix School of Massage instructor authored Chapter 7, “Body Mechanics,
Client Positioning, and Draping” in the leading textbook of Massage Therapy, Massage
Therapy Principles and Practice, by Susan Salvo. This textbook was photographed on
Phoenix campus with Phoenix students as the models. Ms. Salvo stated, “Thank you for
helping me make this book a reality.”
According to the National Accreditaton Associaton, “An important consideration
when selecting an educational institution is whether it is accredited by a recognized accrediting agency. The accreditation process is overseen by the US Department of Education.” “In all 50 states, the U.S. Department of Education has officially recognized the program.” (Ibid)
Phoenix School of Massage offers a 5 ½ month program. This can be competed either in
day or night classes. Both programs meet Monday through Thursday. The hands-on class
meets Monday & Wednesday on campus. The on-line interactive courses meet on
Tuesday & Thursday. Upon graduation the graduate may choose among two licensing
exams. For the graduate wishing to practice in Texas, he may choose the TDLR exam. For the graduate wishing to apply for license in many states including Texas, he may choose
to take the national exam, MBLEX.
You may have an informative meeting with an enrollment counselor to discuss the field and have all your questions answered. Should you agree to move forward, you will complete an enrollment agreement and determine the means of the financing. Students
are expected to provide a copy of their high school diploma or equivalent qualification (such as GED) or post-secondary education diploma or transcript at their next opportunity.