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Massage Therapy

About The Program

Now is a great time to start a career in Massage Therapy! Join a growing field where 100% of the program’s 2018 graduates were employed in a relevant job within 6 months. Plus, take advantage of scholarships and employment opportunities from key industry employers.

Career Opportunities

The Massage Therapy diploma program will qualify graduates to pursue positions in private clinics, multi-disciplinary clinics, spas, wellness centers, and self-employment.

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

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

CMTCA Accreditation

The Massage Therapy Program at Eastern has been granted Preliminary Accreditation, the first step in the CMTCA accreditation process. Following a site visit to verify compliance with the standards, CMTCA will issue a final accreditation decision. The Preliminary Accreditation from the 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. Preliminary accreditation has currently been granted to our Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses.

Program Details

Are you interested in helping and treating others who may suffer from acute and chronic pain? Whether you’re helping to reduce stress or providing relief from muscle conditions, the Massage Therapy program at Eastern College is an ideal fit if you’re interested in promoting health and wellness.
Students learn the technical massage techniques and skills required for this career and gain knowledge on client relations and business best practices to secure a full-time job in Massage Therapy.

Students enrolled in the program receive:

  • Through Eastern’s partnership with Massage Addict, a Canadian-owned and operated chain of massage therapy clinics, we offer a scholarship program that awards $1000 Scholarship to one Massage Therapy student per campus per year. Click here to learn more.
  • Education in a program recognized by 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).
  • 440 clinical hours for hands-on training.
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