How to Become a Massage Therapist in Connecticut
From Hartford to New Haven, Connecticut is a beautiful New England state, and a great place to earn your massage therapy license and certification. There are a plethora of parks, museums, and art galleries to visit. It is also home to the breathtaking Mystic Seaport as well as the prestigious Yale University.
In order to earn your license and certification in Connecticut, you must complete a number of tasks including :
- Join an approved school for 500 hours of training on behalf of the Connecticut Department of Health’s Massage Therapy Board.
- Complete science classes, massage techniques, and clinical work.
- Pass the NCBTMB exam.
- You can work at a doctor’s office, nursing home, wellness center, sports medicine clinic, salon, spa, resort, or for yourself!
After you earn your license and certification, you can earn a decent pay. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the median pay for a massage therapist in 2012 was $35,970.