Massage Therapy Schools in Florida

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985 East Memorial Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33801

18636824247
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Barbering

4951-A Adamo Drive
Tampa, FL 33605

18136544529
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Barbering
Boca Beauty Academy – Accredited

7820 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33434

15614871191
Programs:
Cosmetology, Hair Design, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, Electrology, Barbering
Boca Beauty Academy – Accredited

7329 North State Road 7
Parkland, FL 33073

19548661011
Programs:
Cosmetology, Hair Design, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, Electrology, Barbering
Cortiva Institute – Accredited

2600 Lake Lucien Drive
Maitland, FL 32751

14072610319
Programs:
Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry
Cortiva Institute – Accredited

2001 West Sample Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33064

19549756400
Programs:
Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry
Cortiva Institute – Accredited

2370 34th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33713

17278654940
Programs:
Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry
Daytona College – Accredited

425 South Nova Road
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

13862670565
Programs:
Cosmetology, Massage Therapy, Barbering

420 South State Road 7
Hollywood, FL 33023

19549225505
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Electrology, Barbering

5000 Coconut Creek Parkway C
Margate, FL 33063

Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Electrology, Barbering

7587-7599 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

15615476333
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Electrology, Barbering

2601 South Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

15618451400
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Barbering
Sunstate Academy – Accredited

2040 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Programs:
Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Continuing Education, Massage Therapy, Barbering
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Academy of Career Training – Accredited

3501 West Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

2909 West New Haven Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32904

Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

2088 North Courtenay Parkway
Merritt Island, FL 32953

Acupuncture and Massage College – Accredited

10506 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176

Altierus Career College

3319 West Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614

American Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

1330 Blanding Boulevard
Orange Park, FL 32065

Aveda Institute – Accredited

2020 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Be Aveda – Accredited

28272 U.S. Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761

Be Aveda – Accredited

4186 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Be Aveda – Accredited

495 North Semoran Boulevard
Winter Park, FL 32792

Beauty Schools of America

1060 West 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012

Beauty Schools of America

600 Northeast 22 Terrace
Homestead, FL 33030

Bene's Career Academy – Accredited

698 South Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601

Bene's Career Academy – Accredited

7027 US-19
Port Richey, FL 34652

Big Bend Technical College – Accredited

3233 South Byron Butler Parkway
Perry, FL 32348

Bright Education Institute

180 East Dania Beach Boulevard Suite #101
Dania Beach, FL 33004

Celebrity School of Beauty – Accredited

5090 West 12th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012

Celebrity School of Beauty – Accredited

8478 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33144

Center for Neurosomatic Studies

13923 Icot Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33760

Daytona State College

1200 West International Speedway Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Erwin Technical College – Accredited

2010 East Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

Florida Academy – Accredited

4387 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33966

Florida Professional Institute – Accredited

7951 Southwest 40 Street
Miami, FL 33155

Florida School of Massage

6421 Southwest 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608

Fort Pierce Beauty Academy – Accredited

3028 South U.S. 1
Fort Pierce, FL 34982

Fortis College

700 Blanding Boulevard
Orange Park, FL 32065

Fortis Institute

4081 East Olive Road
Pensacola, FL 32514

Gainesville School of Medical Massage Therapy

7731 West Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32606

Health and Beauty Institute of America

460 State Road 436
Casselberry, FL 32707

Hollywood Beauty Academy

11348 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32837

International Academy – Accredited

2550 South Ridgewood Avenue
South Daytona, FL 32119

Keiser University

9400 Southwest Discovery Way
Port St. Lucie, FL 34987

La Belle Beauty Academy – Accredited

1495 West 49 Street
Hialeah, FL 33144

Latin Beauty Academy – Accredited

6348 Forest Hill Boulevard
Greenacres, FL 33415

Lee Professional Institute – Accredited

2950 Winkler Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Loraines Academy & Spa – Accredited

1012 58th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33710

Lorenzo Walker Technical College – Accredited

3702 Estey Avenue
Naples, FL 34104

Medical Institute of Palm Beach

5821B Lake Worth Road
Greenacres, FL 33463

New Concept Massage and Beauty School – Accredited

12851 Southwest 42 Street
Miami, FL 33175

Parisian Spa Institute – Accredited

1045 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers – Accredited

2409 Creighton Road
Pensacola, FL 32504

Pensacola State College

1000 College Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32504

Port St. Lucie Beauty Academy – Accredited

10036 South U.S. Highway 1
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Praxis Institute – Accredited

1850 Southwest 8th Street 4th Floor
Miami, FL 33135

Radford M Locklin Technical College – Accredited

5330 Berryhill Road
Milton, FL 32570

Ridge Technical College – Accredited

7700 State Road 544
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Sarasota School of Massage Therapy – Accredited

300 5899 Whitfield Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34243

Sheridan Technical College – Accredited

5400 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33021

Southeastern College

1756 North Congress Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Space Coast Education Center

1070 South Wickham Road
West Melbourne, FL 32904

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

14610 South Military Trail
Delray Beach, FL 33484

The Salon Professional Academy – Accredited

1700 West New Haven Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32904

Tom P Haney Technical Center – Accredited

3016 Highway 77 North
Panama City, FL 32405

Total Nails and Hair Academy

2716 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Withlacoochee Technical College – Accredited

1201 West Main Street
Inverness, FL 34450

Massage Therapy Schools Near Me

How to Become a Masseuse in Florida

Florida Massage Therapy Careers At a Glance
  • 500 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 25 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for massage therapists in Florida is $38,500 ($18.51/hour). This is higher than the national average of $42,820 ($20.59/hour).
  • There is a predicted 32% job increase between 2016–2026 for massage therapists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 22%.

If you are looking for a career in health and wellness that can truly make an impact on people, look no further than massage therapy. Massage schools in Florida can set you on the path to a career where you can help others daily, and possibly even be your own boss. Florida massage schools can teach you the basic principles of using therapeutic massage, as well as different types of massage - such as Swedish, shiatsu, deep tissue and more.

Now imagine learning all of this while being surrounded by the warm beaches, bright attractions and numerous opportunities of the Sunshine State. If you want to help other feel their best through natural, alternative medicines, then massage training may be right for you.

State License Requirements

500 Education Hours

Required to earn a massage therapy license

The Florida Board of Massage Therapy requires students be at least 18 years of age and complete an approved massage therapy training program of at least 500 hours to become licensed. The state of Florida also requires applicants for massage therapy licenses to pass a 2-hour prevention of medical errors course as part of their course of study. License candidates take either the National Certification Examination for Massage Therapy NESL/NCETM/TMB or MBLEx tests to become massage therapists in the state of Florida.

Education Details

Massage therapy schools in Florida can assist you towards career where you can have a positive impact on the lives of others. Florida massage schools teach basic therapeutic massage, as well as different types of massage such as Swedish, shiatsu and more. If you want to assist people to feel their best through natural treatments, then becoming a Florida massage therapist may be for you. Spa treatments are surging in America, as recent studies indicate almost 1 in 6 people are seeking massage therapy treatment every year. Results from massage therapy can include increased flexibility and mobility, and relief from pain and muscle tension.

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

25 Hours

Continuing education required

The State of Florida requires massage therapists to take a training program that includes at least 500 training clock hours. Once you complete the application process and become licensed, you will have to renew every two years, and pay a $105 fee. Florida also requires massage therapists complete at least 25 hours of continuing education courses every two years. One of these must be the HIV/AIDS course. You can find all the information about licensing and renewal through the Florida Board of Massage Therapy.

Florida Massage Therapy Careers

$38,500

Average yearly salary for massage therapy in Florida

Florida massage therapists can earn an annual mean wage $38,500 or $18.51 hourly according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020. Growth in the massage therapy field is expected to be approximately 32% by 2026, a faster than average rate compared to other careers in the United States. The BLS reports Florida has the second highest rate of employment for massage therapists in the country.

In addition, the Naples-Marco Island area has the third highest concentration of massage therapy jobs in nation for metro areas, and the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metro area ranked fifth highest concentration of massage therapy jobs in nation for metro areas. Opportunities for Florida massage therapists include work at arthritis clinics, health resorts and spas, home health care programs, physical therapy clinics and sports medicine centers. As Florida is home to many cruise ship operations, many massage therapists are employed in the cruise industry. Consider these Florida massage schools when deciding where to begin your career exploration.

Contact the Florida State Board of Massage Therapy

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