American Institute

2363 Lakewood Road, Toms River, NJ 08755
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Programs Offered

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Massage Therapy
Program Length 40 hours
Average Completion 8 months
Program Tuition $13,995

In the School's Words

At American Institute, our focus is on the student. We offer a learning community with hands-on training that can help our students be prepared when they are ready to enter their chosen field. When you visit our campus, you can see firsthand why our students chose American Institute. You can tour the campus and meet current staff and faculty members who can answer any questions you might have about American Institute.

Our Toms River campus has recently added Massage Therapy to the programs available, and we're glad to bring this exciting career training to the Ocean County area. Our campus is easily accessible and is located near several major roadways, including the Garden State Parkway and U.S. Route 9.

We believe our students are like family and that they can thrive and flourish in a caring environment. Fill out the form on this page to find out more about our Massage Therapy program at American Institute.

Massage Therapy Certification

(8-month day program | 12-month evening program)

Our Massage Therapy program provides you with the foundation for understanding the muscle and soft tissues of the entire body. You can be prepared for certain certification exams that are offered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork that are required to become an entry-level massage therapist.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary for massage therapists in New Jersey in 2015 was $38,040.* Our hands-on massage therapy training can prepare you for entry level employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including clients' homes, private offices, studios, hospitals, nursing homes, fitness centers, sports medicine facilities, airports and shopping malls.

The American Institute locations in Clifton, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and West Hartford, CT, are Institutionally Accredited by ABHES.

About This School


There is an application fee of 25. Please contact this school to learn more about how to apply.

Financial Aid

72% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $3,328 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2020 school year.

School Size

As of 2020 this school has 324 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 21.

Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2022.


This school is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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