Massage Therapy

Congratulations to our Massage Therapy Fall 2017 Graduates!

Congratulations to our Massage Therapy Fall 2017 Graduates!

Massage Therapy Information Session

Interested in becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist? To learn about Brookdale’s affordable high-quality massage therapy program please contact Scott Shanes at 732-224-2011 or

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

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

Massage Therapy will return in Fall 2019
No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email

This program is eligible for Veterans Education Benefits

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first contact Margaret Agha at 732-224-2302.

Gainful Employment Certificate Program Disclosure

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.