massage therapy

Massage Therapy Programs at Mildred Elley

    • Massage Therapy Degree Program (AOS)
  • Massage Therapy Certificate Program

In the Mildred Elley Massage Therapy program our students will have the opportunity to learn the essential foundations of massage such as Anatomy and Physiology. The program also provides students the in-depth exposure and instruction for various massage techniques including sports massage and oriental massage. Our curriculum proudly emphasizes a “learn-by-doing” approach so students can maximize their skills and knowledge in massage therapy on real clients! As a student at Mildred Elley, you will have the opportunity to practice in our massage therapy clinics featured at each campus location in Pittsfield, MA, Albany, NY and New York City. Students who successfully complete the degree or certificate program at Mildred Elley can go on to take their state Massage Therapy licensure in hopes of receiving employment as an entry-level massage therapist.

Massage Therapy Classes in Massachusetts and New York

Massage Therapy Career Outlook:

Massage therapists help treat clients by manipulating the muscles and soft tissues of the body. Through the ancient art of healing massage therapists can help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress and aid in the general wellness of clients. Their work settings can include spas, physician’s offices, fitness centers and other varied healthcare settings.

Careers in massage therapy are expected to grow nationally by 26% from 2016 to 2026 (which is faster than the average 7%). Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.¹

Explore a growing field and help make a difference in the well-being of your future clients by earning your degree or certificate in Massage Therapy. Contact us today for more details!

Students enrolled in our massage therapy classes in Massachusetts and New York will have the opportunity to build their massage therapy skills through taking the following courses:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Myology & Kinesiology
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Oriental Massage
  • Biology
  • First Aid & CPR

Our Program Benefits Include…

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships for Those Who Qualify
  • Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
  • Flexible School Schedule
  • Approved for Veterans Education Benefits
  • Free Career Assessment
  • International Students Welcome

Lifetime Job Placement Assistance

After graduating from Mildred Elley with a degree or certificate in Massage Therapy enjoy our lifetime job placement assistance. Our hopes are to see YOU pursue a rewarding career!

Mildred Elley taught me how to study and to learn. With those skills I have advanced to become a very skilled Massage Therapist. I feel very fortunate and I love what I do.
— Kim Lathrop, Class of 2013

To learn more about the course outline offered for the Massage Therapy program contact us our admissions office.


¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Massage Therapists, on the Internet at (visited August 01, 2018).