Be A Massage Therapist
Do you dream of a career that you will love?
As a massage therapist you can have a rewarding, lucrative and flexible career where you help people be healthy and feel great too!
Massage therapists enjoy the flexibility of many workplace choices.
Your place of work could be a spa, resort, cruise ship, professional healthcare or medical office, sports clinic, a massage specialty day spa close to your own home or even your own private practice.
The massage training at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts offers more choices than any other college in the country. Rather than a cookie-cutter curriculum YOU choose from hundreds of electives courses!
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) is a nationally accredited accredited by ACCET as a private college and community-healing center for Holistic Healthcare careers and continuing education. We are dedicated to providing professional, affordable education (on-campus and online) for those interested in entering the healing arts profession, for those interested in continuing their education, as well as to those seeking personal and spiritual growth. SWIHA is committed to providing on-going entrepreneurial support for holistic healthcare practitioners in private practice and to those establishing or growing a business.
Why choose SWIHA?
Flexible Program Schedule
SWIHA offers day or evening and part time or full time options.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
SWIHA is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
Get valuable real world, hands-on experience working in our student clinic.
Lifetime career placement assistance for all graduates.
SWIHA offers entrepreneurial courses to help you start your own business.
With professional training as a licensed massage therapist at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, you can expand your employment opportunities and experience personal and professional growth to inspire the way you serve the world!
Massage is a growing and lucrative field.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that employment of massage therapists:
“will grow 23 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.”
Massage therapists work in a variety of settings, both private and public. These include private offices, spas, hospitals, massage specialty clinics and fitness centers. Many massage therapists create their own professional practice, renting and creating space in a multi use spa or health and wellness provider building. Massage therapists also travel to clients’ homes or offices massage sessions.
According to the BLS, the median annual wage for massage therapists was $35,970, with the top 10 percent earning more than $70,140 as of May 2012.
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