Welcome to Antonelli College!
You have begun searching for massage therapy schools in Jackson, and we are glad to be on your list. You will find the learning environment at Antonelli College to be warm, and the small classroom sizes will give you the individual attention that you will need as you work towards earning your degree. We have instructors who have experience in the massage therapy industry, and they will work hard to share those experiences with you, training you on how to handle real-life situations once you begin working in the industry.
You can sign up for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Massage Therapy on our Jackson, MS campus to learn more about the work that will be required of you once you begin working in this career field. We also have a massage therapy diploma program that you could enroll into on our Jackson campus. Regardless if you enroll in our massage therapy degree or diploma program, you will receive instruction and training from professionals who have worked in the industry. The techniques and skills that you learn could help to increase your chances of edging out the competition when you apply for entry level positions.
You will also receive training and instruction that could prepare you for certification. Although not all states regulate massage therapy, the majority of states do. You could be required to receive licensure as a massage therapist at the local levels of a state; however, this will vary by the location.
The massage therapy degree and diploma programs available at Antonelli College will provide you with classroom instruction, as well as training on:
- The importance of professionalism
- Communication skills
- Personal development
- and Various massage techniques
Once you have successfully completed the massage therapy degree or diploma program at Antonelli College, you should know, and understand, some basic facts pertaining to massage therapy. The most important lesson you will receive from these programs is how the body moves, functions, and processes. Some of the massage techniques that you will be taught in these training programs include:
- Sports massage
- Swedish massage
- Body wraps
- Tai Chi
- Deep tissue massage
- and more…
The median annual wage for a massage therapist is $35,970, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The top 10 percent of massage therapists earned an annual wage of $70,140. The salary that you could earn will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of employer that you have, the state that you are practicing in, as well as the state of the massage therapy industry.
As a massage therapist, you will have a variety of employment opportunities to apply for. Most massage therapists work in:
- Private Offices
- Fitness Centers
You also have the option to become self-employed; this will depend on your own preference.
To learn more about the massage therapy degree and diploma programs available on the Jackson campus, contact Antonelli College today. You could be one step closer to earning your degree or diploma in massage therapy!