Massage Therapy Program in McAllen, Texas

At STVT, we prepare students for careers. Our massage therapy courses in McAllen provide lessons from experienced industry professionals and hands-on training in Swedish massage, hydrotherapy, and other clinical techniques. Our massage therapy career school focuses on the skills employers may be looking for.

STVT’s Massage Therapy Training

STVT’s Professional Massage Therapy training program helps prepare students for a career combining theory, technique, anatomy, and physiology. Our classes focus on core massage therapist skills, covering topics such as:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Swedish Massage
  • Regional Kinesiology
  • Pathology
  • Clinical Massage
  • Business and Ethics
  • Health and Hygiene

As part of our massage therapy programs, students will have the opportunity to solidify their skills through an internship.

What Do Massage Therapists Do?

Massage therapist duties vary based on the environment and the client’s specific needs. Some skills commonly taught in our classes include:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Communication
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Clinical Massage

Should I be a Massage Therapist?

Students seeking a career in this field should be prepared for a high level of collaboration and communication, as professionals mostly work one-on-one with clients. Graduates should also feel comfortable working with their hands in intimate settings and making important decisions when clients need guidance.

How Much Do Massage Therapists Make?

Salary levels vary according to a variety of factors. However, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage is $41,420 per year. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $21,340, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $78,280.*

Salary earned will vary according to many factors. STVT cannot guarantee employment or salary.

*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm#tab-5

Career Outlook for Massage Therapists

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the massage therapy field is expected to grow 22% from 2018 to 2028, which is faster than the average for all other occupations.* 

This is an exciting opportunity for students looking to enter this growing field.

Salary earned will vary according to many factors. STVT cannot guarantee employment or salary.

*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm#tab-1

Do You Have Other Questions?

Looking for massage therapy training in McAllen? Contact us today and we can help to answer questions you have about our programs. We are committed to making sure that you have the information to make a career training decision that’s right for you.

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Find out why STVT could be the next step in your career. A member of our admissions team will be happy to discuss your questions and how our career training can help you qualify for the career you want.

The Professional Massage Therapy Program for McAllen is approved and regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) License Number: MS1045