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How to Become a Massage Therapist in Texas

Massage therapy may not fit the theme ‘everything is bigger in Texas’ but it is a career that is booming. Urban cities like Austin, Houston, and Dallas all have millions of residents and tourists alike. Even in the smaller, more country town there is a need for a massage therapist!

It is pretty easy to earn your license and certification in Texas :

    • Enroll in an approved massage therapy school on behalf of the Texas Department of State Health Services.
    • Complete 500 hours of training.
    • 125 of these hours must be dealing with Swedish massage therapy theory and technique.
    • Study other courses including anatomy, pathology, hydrotherapy, massage therapy laws, business practices, and more. 
    • Pass the NCETMB or MBLEx exam.
    • With your license and certification, you have the option to work at the following places: nursing centers, physicians’ offices, wellness centers, sports injury clinics, spas, resorts, salons, or run your own business!

How does earning about $35,970 a year sound? The Bureau of Labor Statistics claims this is the average salary for a massage therapist.

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Degree Type : Diploma

Programs Available : Professional Massage Therapy

Financial Aid Available    On Campus