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6.5 Month Massage Therapy Program in Greenville, South Carolina

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Benefits of URM programs

At Urban River Massage Institute, we provide a broad range of massage therapy programs that equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to start a successful career. Our experienced instructors offer individualized attention, and our state-of-the-art teaching facilities create an exceptional learning environment. We also provide tuition assistance to make your education more affordable, and our job placement assistance program can help you secure the perfect position after graduation. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how our programs can benefit you!

Massage Therapy Certificate Program

Massage Therapy is a rewarding and growing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the Massage Therapy industry to grow by 20% nationally from 2021 to 2031**. With demand growing as the population ages, now is a great time to enter the industry. Whether you prefer to work with your hands, want flexible hours, or seek a good self-employment opportunity, Massage Therapy provides various hands-on work opportunities in many settings.

Feel confident entering your practice and deliver more value to your clients. Improve their health and relieve pain through the portable, hands-on skills of Massage Therapy.

Urban River Massage Institute's curriculum meets the licensure requirements in South Carolina. It provides students with 650 hours of in-person massage therapy education, including 100 hours of clinicals with a minimum of 75 hours of manual massage therapy with public clientele performing both 50- and 80-minute massages, 250 hours of anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology, 200 hours of massage theory and practice, 85 hours of ethics and business, and 15 hours of state law.

Contact an admissions representative to see if Urban River Massage Institute is the right fit for you. They can provide more information on our programs, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future.

Get the Skills to Build a Successful Massage Career
At the Urban River Massage Institute, we train skilled massage therapists through a comprehensive program that exceeds state and national massage therapist training standards.

We understand traditional school settings are not for everyone. That’s why we’re different: master your techniques with hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support through active learning. The Massage Therapy program carefully balances developing technical skills with cultivating your natural talents. With two timetables (Day & Evening/Weekend) to choose from, you get to learn at a pace that best suits your life.

You’ll get great value when you train at Urban River Massage Institute. With 650 hours* of massage training, our massage therapy program prepares you over and above licensing requirements. You’ll feel confident entering the massage industry after you gain so much focused, hands-on instruction.

All of our classes focus on learning-by-doing and are led by experienced massage professionals. You get the personalized attention you need to improve quickly and gain the real-world skills that clients and employers expect.

Here are just some of the areas you’ll be familiar with after finishing our program:

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Kinesiology

  • Pathology

  • Massage Theory & Technique

  • The Business of Massage

  • Basic CPR/First Aid Training

  • and more!

Hands-on, practical learning extends beyond the classroom at Urban River Massage Institute That’s why while you train with us, you will practice what you’ve learned in our Student Clinic. By practicing on real clients, you will gain work experience and confidence in your skills, and will feel ready to get out there in the exciting world of massage.

While at Urban River Massage Institute, you will also create your own marketing and business plan; this will give you a competitive edge, as employers appreciate working with people who understand the business side of massage therapy, even if you don’t plan on starting your own practice.

As a graduate, you will have the skills to help others and the knowledge needed to turn your massage talents into a viable, lasting profession.

And the best part? You could be pursuing your license in as little as 30 weeks*!

Join our growing industry, and discover the rewarding, flexible career you’ve always wanted.


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