Professional Massage Therapy
"I believe coming to STVT was a very good investment for my future."
Are you ready to help people for a living? Through our massage therapy program, you can gain the skills you need to help people improve their health and mental well-being through the art of massage therapy.
As one of the leading massage therapy schools in Texas, you will learn from experienced industry professionals with a focus on hands-on training that allows you to gain real experience practicing Swedish massage, hydrotherapy and clinical techniques.
Why should I become a Massage Therapist?
Two words: career growth! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the massage therapy field is expected to grow 22% from 2014 to 2024, which is faster than the average for all other occupations.
Where do Massage Therapists work?
Massage Therapists are needed in a variety of health care settings, including personal care services; chiropractic offices; fitness and recreational sports centers; and even hotels, spas and resorts.
As of 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Massage therapists approximately held about 168,800 jobs in 2014. About half of the massage therapists were self-employed in 2014; allowing them to own their own business and to set their work schedules and the number of hours they work each week.
How much do Massage Therapists earn?
Similar to many professions, Massage Therapists’ salaries vary. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage is $37,180 per year. However, a look at the top 10% of earners in this field finds that these professionals pull in more than $71,950 annually.
If you are searching for the right massage therapy school in Texas and are interested in learning more about how our program is designed to get you the skills you need to have a career as a Massage Therapist, contact us today! We know that a decision to attend STVT is an important step in your personal and professional life and we are committed to making sure that you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that is right for you.
STVT offers Professional Massage Therapy programs at these Texas locations:
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, click the link below:
Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
The Professional Massage Therapy Program for Brownsville & McAllen are approved and regulated by Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) - DSHS license #MS1045.