Massage Therapy


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.

Massage Therapy

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.

Sec. 1:  Class/Lab/Clinical: Mon, Wed, Fri Oct 2, 2017-May 23, 2018, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
(no class Nov 24, Dec 25-Jan 1, Jan 15, Apr 2-6)

Sec 2:  Class/Lab/Clinical: Tues and Thurs, Feb 6-Jan 24, 2019, 6-9:30 pm and Sat, Feb 10-Jan 26, 2019, 8:30 am-4 pm (no class Mar 31, Apr 3-7,  May 26, Jul 3, Sep 1, Nov 22, Nov 24, Dec 22-Jan 1)

Fee and Code: $5,900 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