Train for a career as a Massage Therapist


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State of New York Average Annual Wage


National Mean Annual Wage


Program Length†

Available in 20-month
32-month tracks

Train for a career as a Massage Therapist at Swedish Institute!

If you’re looking for a massage therapy school in NYC, look no further than Swedish Institute. Our school is the only one in the country with over 100 years of experience in educating and training passionate students on their career paths to joining the massage therapy field.

Get the hands-on training you need in the Massage Therapy degree program at Swedish Institute so that you can be on the road to a new career improving the quality of life of others in what is projected to be one of the country’s fastest-growing fields.

Employment of Massage Therapists is projected to grow 20% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations! *

Swedish Institute trains students to use both Western and Eastern massage theories to promote relaxation, reduce pain, and treat a variety of medical conditions in various health care environments – all with a goal of wellness and healing through massage and bodywork.

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Accreditations and Registration

† Applies to full time students only

* Employment of massage therapist is projected to grow 20 percent from 2021 to 2031, which is much faster than average for all occupations. Growth will occur for a number of reasons. (site visited 9.15.22) Source: Occupational Employment Statistics Query System with a release date of September 2022.

** National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey site visited 9.15.22) National long-term projections and salary averages may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual growth or any particular salary. Swedish Institute does not guarantee employment. Swedish Institute cannot guarantee a student’s eligibility either to take any exam or become certified, registered, or licensed.

Swedish Institute was founded in 1916 and is the oldest continuously operating massage therapy institution in the country. Swedish Institute’s programs are registered by the New York State Education Department. Accredited by ACCSC. For important information on program costs, completion and placement rates, median debt incurred, etc., please visit: