Massage Therapy

a Massage Therapy student working on a client

Massage Therapy – Open House

Interested in becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist?  Attend one of the following free information sessions.  Learn about Brookdale’s afforadable high-quality massage therapy program, meet our highly experienced instructors, tour the massage therapy classroom and clinic, enjoy a free chair massage, and enter a drawing for a free massage!

Tues, June 19, 2018

Tues, July 17, 2018

Tues, August, 21, 2018

All sessions are held from 6-7:30 pm in the Student Life Center, Room 114, Lincroft Campus.

To register, call 732-224-2685 or email 

Massage Therapy Program

This 609-hour comprehensive program will prepare you to become a New Jersey licensed massage therapist. The program consists of lecture hours, lab hours, and 100 hours of supervised clinical practice.

Areas Of Study: Swedish massage, shiatsu, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, reflexology, aromatherapy, sports massage, anatomy & physiology, kinesiology, pathology, business practices, hygiene, ethics, and CPR certification.

Upon successful completion of the program, you are eligible to sit for the national Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEX) which is a requirement to obtain your NJ license. Review for the MBLEX exam is included in the program.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you upon registration):

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Copy of malpractice insurance face sheet

Recommended:  Healthcare background

Note: If English is not your best language, oral and written English tests may be required. 85% attendance required.

Class/Lab/Clinical: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sep 10, 2018 – May 3, 2019, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (no class Nov 23, Dec 24-Jan 1, Jan 21, Apr 19-26) 

Fee and Code: $5,925 plus textbooks, supplies & insurance (approx $450), XMEDG 236


Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first contact Danielle Propert at 732-224-2685 or

New Jersey law requires applicants for licensure to successfully complete a minimum of 500 hours in class study in the field of massage and bodywork therapies AND successfully complete a written examination approved by the Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy.

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