Massage Therapy Licensing Programs

The Elizabeth Grady School offers both a 650 hour and 750 hour massage therapy program. These programs consist of modules that provide the student an experiential learning environment and comprehensive understanding of hands-on body massage techniques including: Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, and prenatal massage. The scientific foundations of human biology, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and pathology are explored in depth.

Practice and understanding of the complimentary techniques used by massage therapists is applied. These studies include: range of motion, stretching, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and the various energetic practices. Spa therapies and body wraps; personal growth and awareness; and business development, operations, and best practices round out the multiple facets of the Elizabeth Grady Massage Therapy programs. Call Admissions at 781-960-0120 for more informatin and to schedule a tour.

2018, Winter and Spring, Therapeutic Massage and Spa Therapies Programs

750 Hour Therapeutic Massage and Spa Therapies- Full-time Day

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Spring Program: March 21, 2018- September 27, 2018*

Fall Program: September 10, 2018- March 26, 2019*

650 Hour Therapeutic Massage- Full-time Day

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Spring Program: March 21, 2018-September 4, 2018*

Fall Program: September 10, 2018- March 1, 2019*

750 Hour Therapeutic Massage and Spa Therapies- Three-Quarter time Day

Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

October 22, 2018- August 23, 2019*

650 Hour Therapeutic Massage- Part -time Evenings and Saturdays

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00- 3:30

October 15, 2018- September 17, 2019*

*Completion dates are subject to change due to class cancellations from weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Graduation is typically scheduled two business days following the completion of contracted hours.

Please note: The Elizabeth Grady School is proud to offer our students the opportunity to put their education into action. In addition to scheduled on-site clinic practice, students may elect to sign up for off-site instructor- monitored events, ie: Boston Marathon, Boston Medical Center, Pan Mass Challenge, etc... and learn in action while supporting our community.

For more information regarding the differences between the two programs, see our FAQ's: Massage Therapy: 650 hours versus 750 hours.

The US Department of Labor and Statistics defines a Massage Therapist (SOC 31-9011) as someone who "performs therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. They may assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans." The following link to the department outlines national estimates and provides both an industry and geographic profile:
http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319011.htm

Advanced Continuing Education Opportunities for Massage Therapists

The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy offers advanced, continuing education for the licensed massage therapist. These programs are held intermittingly and include, but are not limited to:

  • Spa Therapy
  • Essential Oil Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Sacred Stone Massage (approved for NCBTMB CEU's)

Check our calendar for upcoming program dates.

UPCOMING CLASSES

16Jan

Three-quarter Time Day Esthetics - 300 clock hours

16Jan

Three-quarter Time Day Esthetics - 600 clock hours

11Mar

Full-Time Day Spa and Massage Therapy - 750 clock hours

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