Massage Therapy: A Top Growth Career
In a recent article published by the Chicago Tribune massage therapy was listed #23 of 28 top growth jobs by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. With its growth, you can expect to see massage practices popping up in new settings—from your local mall to hospitals like the Mayo Clinic.
For those considering a career in clinical massage therapy, the good news is that only a high school diploma or GED is required to begin the certification program. The Soma Institute in Chicago, Illinois offers an 11 and 15-month program designed to train students through the major elements of proper massage practice, including hydrotherapy, bodywork, and sports massage.
The 750-hour Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma Program is dedicated to supporting its students not just throughout the program, but also throughout their careers. If you’d like more information about a career in clinical massage therapy, give an admissions representative a call at 1-800-694-5314.