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Massage Therapy Certification

Why Attend Seattle Clinical Massage School?

Immerse Yourself in a Diverse Clinical Educational Experience

Quality Massage Therapy Training

Our clinical massage program trains students in a dynamic approach to clinical assessment, orthopedic treatments, and client education. We teach to the most current research available for orthopedic protocols and clinical manual therapy techniques.

Diverse Faculty

We pride ourselves on having some of the most educated and experienced massage school faculty on the West Coast. Our faculty is comprised of a variety of healthcare practitioners such as, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, Clinical Massage Therapists, and Acupuncturists, each offering our students different perspectives and treatment protocols during their clinical massage training.

Comprehensive & Modern Curriculum

Our curriculum is 100% science-based and up-to-date with modern clinical massage therapy methods and protocols, terminology, and client safety standards. We are continually assessing our curriculum and teaching methods to ensure that we are offering our students the most current and relevant information in the clinical or medical massage therapy profession.

Cutting-Edge Facilities

Seattle Clinical Massage School offers the most current classroom and patient care devices and technology. Our students learn to use modern massage roller tables, percussion therapy devices, high-intensity myofascial therapy balls and digital client intake and treatment notes just to name a few.

Career and Placement Assistance

We Help You Get Hired! We create partnerships with local healthcare facilities and practitioners to assist our graduates with employment placement and career opportunities. These professional relationships offer our clinical massage therapy school graduates a substantial advantages compared to other employment applicants.

Professionally Recognized

Seattle Clinical Massage School is recognized by a variety of professional organizations as industry leaders in clinical and medical massage therapy education. We are held in high regards by the American Massage Therapy Association, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, and Massage Therapist Education Alliance.

Educational Partnerships

We fully believe that "it takes a village" and that community makes us stronger. Therefore, we have created an educational partnership with Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts, who offer massage school locations in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellingham Washington. This partnership allows our faculty, students, and graduates to share campus resources and equipment while also allowing our graduates to take advantage of career service opportunities, as well as the ability to attend their complimentary continuing education classes offered at all Northwest Academy campuses.

About Our Clinical Massage Program

Research education is an essential part of your training as a clinical massage therapist.

Student & Community Oriented
We can't do it without you! We are committed to the success of our students and the wellbeing of our community. We offer our students the most comprehensive and supportive clinical massage program in Seattle while also providing the Seattle community with affordable sports and clinical massage sessions.
Student Loans
Finding the money to pay for school can be a difficult task. We try to make the entire process as easy as possible by providing our students with several flexible student loan and payment plan options to pay for school.
Convenient Location
Seattle Clinical Massage School is located in the heart of the Fremont neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. We are surrounded by local shops, coffee houses, and restaurants. Conveniently located on several bus lines, and within a neighborhood that still offers free parking makes our Seattle massage school campus an ideal place to study.
Part Time Schedule
Our part-time clinical massage school schedule makes going back to school a breeze. Our massage school program is only 3 days a week for approximately 9-months, making it easy for our students to maintain a job or other obligations while attending massage school.
Cadaver Anatomy
Cadaver anatomy lab is a valuable class for our students. Through a guided exploration of the human body our students gain a realistic understanding of structure and function of the human body. Our Clinical Massage Program offers the most training hours in a cadaver lab than any other school on the West Coast.
Internships
Our internship programs allows Seattle Clinical Massage School students to gain real-life experience providing clinical and sports massage services in a professional setting under the supervision of licensed healthcare practitioners.

“Employment for massage therapists is expected to increase 22% by 2024.”

~ U.S. Department of Labor, 2016-17 Edition