Licensed Massage Therapy Training (LMT)


Find an accredited LMT (licensed massage therapist) certification training program at a cosmetology school or technical college near you.

How long is Massage Therapy training? – between 330-1,000 hours with an average of 600 hours.

“To be eligible to attend massage therapy school, you must be a minimum of 16 years of age and either be a high school graduate or have a GED. But, from there, you should possess certain traits to be successful in the competitive field of massage therapy.”

Schools with LMT Training Courses

All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.

How much do LMT courses cost?

With massage therapy school averaging between 500-600 hours, the bottom line cost of the education is approximate $6,000-$10,000 before the necessary school supplies are purchased. If you go to a community college, the cost of the course runs on par with the school’s tuition per credit hour, but private massage therapy schools will have different prices. Massage therapy school prices can range anywhere between $6-$17 per hour of class time with an average of $9-$10/hour of education. The shorter the massage therapy program is, the less it will cost. Some programs do include the cost of the chair or table which runs around $500.

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