Get The Skills To Be A Professional Massage Therapist
30 Week Hands-On Massage Therapy Career Training Program
Imagine yourself with the knowledge and skill to improve health, wellbeing, relieve pain, reduce stress and help a person recover more quickly from an injury.
If you’re an intuitive person, interested in health and wellness and you’re looking for a rewarding career that fits your lifestyle (without spending years in school), you owe it to yourself to consider your potential in massage therapy.
Becoming a Qualified Massage Therapist
The Massage Therapy Program from Capri College provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding massage career.
The nature of this course is to serve the health, wellness, and relaxation needs of the public. The program is active and led by massage professionals with years of experience helping clients. You’ll receive personalized, hands-on instruction in a variety of massage modalities and other skills, including:
- Swedish Massage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Thai Massage
- Prenatal Massage
- Infant Massage
- Sports Massage
- Hot Stones
- Spa Treatments
You’ll also receive first aid and CPR training.
This program generally attends four days per week (depending on location).
Hands-On Training with Real Clients in a Working Clinic
It goes without saying – Massage Therapy is a hands-on business! While some theory will be taught in the classroom, we believe the best way to learn these skills is hands-on. That’s why as a Capri student you’ll work with real clients in our professional clinic, providing a wide range of services under the guidance of an instructor.
You can improve your massage skills while making guests feel relaxed and rejuvenated.
You’ll enter the professional world with confidence after gaining direct, real world experience before you graduate.
As a graduate of this program you’ll be fully prepared to pursue entry level employment in a variety of interesting settings, including:
- Healthcare Facilities
- Chiropractic Offices
- Physical Fitness Spas
- Cosmetology Salons
- Hotels/Resorts/Cruise Ship
- Prenatal/Infant Massage Therapist
- Hospice Massage Therapist
Entrepreneurs also have the opportunity to open and operate their own massage therapy clinic. Business classes are included in your training, so you have the practical skills to turn your passion into a successful, sustainable career.
Part of the Family – The Capri Difference
We are a family owned business. Once you start your journey with us, you become a Capri family member. You’ll never feel like a number, will never get lost in the crowd. We care about your education, experience, your life and your future success!
As a Capri student you start and move through each unit with the same class. Everyone’s at the same level and learning together. You’ll have the chance to really bond and create meaningful relationships, friendships and potential professional partnerships.
Why Capri is Great Value
Included in your program costs are the following:
- Cost of CPR training/certification
- All linens and full laundry facility
- Texbooks, uniform and massage table (which is yours to keep after graduation)
- All fees for testing for massage licensure in Iowa
Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career
At Capri, we know massage training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you love. We’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Career Services professionals are happy to offer support and help you pursue employment opportunities.
Capri College has long-standing relationships with area massage therapy employers. We listen to them for ways we can improve, to keep our education current. Our community involvement and long-standing relationships allow us to assist you with as many employment options as possible.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
Is a Creative Career in Massage Therapy Right for You?
Get More Information…
If you’re interested in learning more about careers in massage therapy, and exploring whether Capri College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Capri College Admissions Representative, call the campus nearest you.
- Cedar Rapids: 1.319.364.1541
- Davenport: 1.563.388.6642
- Dubuque: 1.563.588.2379
- Waterloo: 1.319.234.2600