21 Month* Massage Therapy Training Program

Massage Therapists provide relief to their clients through therapeutic massage to the joints and soft tissue muscles of the body. Their work helps improve and maintain good health and treat pain from injuries and physical disorders.
If you’re a driven individual with a passion for helping others and an interest in health and wellness, Eastern College’s Massage Therapy program could be a great fit for you.

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Massage Therapists provide relief to their clients through therapeutic massage to the joints and soft tissue muscles of the body. Their work helps improve and maintain good health and treat pain from injuries and physical disorders.
If you’re a driven individual with a passion for helping others and an interest in health and wellness, Eastern College’s Massage Therapy program could be a great fit for you.

Eastern College continues to work with the provinces to ensure the continuity of learning for our students while meeting provincial Public Health guidelines. We continue to deliver education remotely at this time in the province of New Brunswick, with on-campus, in-class instruction reserved for programs where the academic outcomes cannot be achieved remotely. In Nova Scotia, the NS Department of Labour and Advanced Education has required that students return to campus for in-class instruction, and our Halifax campus students have started a phased-in return to campus for all programs.

Scholarship Promo Happening Now!

Eastern College and Massage Addict have teamed up to offer one $1,000 Scholarship to Massage Therapy students at the end of their first year. Complete the form and a helpful Admissions Representative will contact you with more information.

Massage Therapists make a real difference in people’s lives by providing quality treatment to those patients in need. With their touch, Massage Therapists help to relieve pain, rehabilitate injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of their clients.

With Eastern College’s hands-on Massage Therapy program, you can get the knowledge and experience you need to pursue a rewarding career as a Massage Therapist in 21 months*.

With modular learning, hands-on training, and a 100% employment rate, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation. Contact us today to find out more about professional Massage Therapy training and start down your path to success.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

CMTCA Accreditation

Accreditation from the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA) is a reflection of the quality of our Massage Therapy program and is granted based on evaluations of several aspects of the program including Curriculum Content, Faculty and Learning, Student Support, Leadership and Administration, Human Resources, Resources and Infrastructure, and Quality Improvement

Accreditation Granted

The Massage Therapy program in all of our campuses have been Accredited by the CMTCA for 3 years (2023 to 2026).

Why Become a Massage Therapist

COMPETITIVE SALARY IN CANADA

Massage Therapists’ salaries reflect the demand needed for skilled professionals. According to the Job Bank of Canada, the median hourly wage for Massage Therapists in Nova Scotia is $36.52 per hour**. With additional experience or specialization, you could earn up to $51.86 per hour**.

DO REWARDING WORK

Most Massage Therapists are motivated to help others. One of the top rewards of this career is knowing you’re making a difference in people’s lives. Massage Therapists provide an invaluable experience to people who are in pain, recovering from injuries, or experiencing stress.

ACTIVE, REWARDING WORKPLACE

Not everyone wants to sit at a desk for 8 to 10 hours a day staring at a computer screen. If you love the idea of a job that gets you on your feet and engages your entire body, becoming a Massage Therapist could be a great fit for you.

CHOOSE WHERE YOU WORK

As a Massage Therapist, you have a variety of great work environments to choose from. Many Massage professionals work in medical settings or spas, but Massage Therapists can also choose to work out of their own homes or travel to clients’ homes

Get Program Details

Click the button below to request details about our Massage Therapy Program including:

Career Prospects
Funding Options
Tuition Costs
Start Dates
Canada Job Grant

What Our Graduates Say

Anthony Waddell

“Great atmosphere and caring staff”

The material that is taught is always hands-on and allows students to stay ahead of the “curve” in their career choice. Great atmosphere and caring staff make for an exceptional vocational college.

Joy

“Great classes, and still so many months to go!”

Wonderful staff, great classes, and still so many months to go! I’m sure they are going to be fantastic. If you’re looking for a school, this one is the best!.

Devon Green

“I was given the tools to be successful”

I am so thankful for the people and the education I received at Eastern College. I was given the tools to be successful and create an income off the education I received. Not only did this school land me the career I have now, I have life long friendships with the people I met here! I highly recommend this school !

Why Study Massage Therapy with
Eastern College

1440-HOUR CLINICAL INTERNSHIP

Eastern’s Massage Therapy program includes a 440-hour internship at a business or organization within the industry. You’ll enhance your skills, make industry connections, and feel more confident pursuing your career.

2100% EMPLOYMENT RATE

If you’re looking for a steady, reliable career, look no further than a career as a Massage Therapist. Eastern’s Massage Therapy program has an employment rate of 100%, so you can feel confident knowing that you’ll find related work in the industry***.

3$1,000 MASSAGE ADDICT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Through the partnership with Massage Addict, a Canadian-owned and operated chain of massage therapy clinics, we offer a scholarship program that awards a $1,000 scholarship to Massage Therapy students at the end of their first year.

4FAST-TRACK TRAINING

You will receive the job-specific skills you need to get into your career within a condensed amount of time, so that you can get to work right away. Get job ready faster!

5ONGOING CAREER SERVICES

Eastern College offers job placement assistance and ongoing Career Services to all of our graduates. Get expert advice on how to nail interviews and take your resume to the next level. You’ll feel prepared to enter your chosen field with our Career Services team on your side.

6HALF-DAY CLASSES

At Eastern, you will only put in 4-hour days, so you’ll have the flexibility you need for your busy life. With half-day classes, you can continue to put your energy into what matters most in your life.

7MONTHLY PROGRAM START DATES

At Eastern College, we have programs that start monthly so you never have to wait long to start your learning journey.

8MODULAR LEARNING PLATFORM

When learning at Eastern, you will never feel overwhelmed in your program. You will complete one course at a time, allowing the focus to be on excelling in your studies.

Get Program Details

Click the button below to request details about our Massage Therapy Program including:

Career Prospects
Funding Options
Tuition Costs
Start Dates
Canada Job Grant

Not Sure You’re Ready for Career Training?

Take the Eastern College “Career Training Readiness” Quiz

This fun online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style, plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

Becoming a Registered Massage Therapist

Transform your desire to heal others into a fulfilling career.

With Eastern College, it’s simple.

Our hands-on program teaches you the skills, techniques, and theory behind the practice of Massage Therapy so you can build a stable and rewarding career.

Massage Training Focused on Your Success


You’ll work with real clients in clinical outreach sessions. With these projects under your belt, you’ll have the experience employers look for when hiring new graduates. You’ll feel confident pursuing new career opportunities because you’ll know that you’ve invested time and energy into developing valuable skills.

Our program is also recognized by the major maritime massage associations, including the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS), the Association of New Brunswick Massage Therapists (ANBMT), the New Brunswick Massotherapy Association (NBMA), and the Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapist Association (NLMTA).

You Can Work Locally with the Training You Get at Eastern College
Our Massage Therapy graduates have been hired by:

  • Massage Addict
  • Advanced Health & Physiotherapy
  • A Human Touch Massage Clinic
  • Nova Physiotherapy
  • 360 Health
  • Rehab One

Want to know if a career as a Registered Massage Therapist might be right for you? Talk to one of our dedicated Academic Advisors to start launching your new career in the healthcare sector.

Is Massage Therapy Career Training Right for You?

If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Registered Massage Therapist, fill out the form. A helpful Career Advisor will assist with everything from career questions to financial aid and help discover the perfect career path for you.

*Program length when completed in normal time

** Source: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/wagereport/occupation/24680

***Employment Rate based on 2021 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field within 12 months.

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