If you’re considering a career in the rapidly-developing fields of massage therapy and skin care and want an educational experience that covers everything from knowledge of the human body to professional skills, the Academy of Massage and Bodywork, Ltd. in Bear, Delaware, is a great choice.
Academics are offered in four programs:
- Massage Therapist
- Massage Technician
- Advanced Medical Spa Aesthetician
Whether you want to be a massage therapist or work in one of Delaware’s many professional spas or salons, the academy has a program for you.
Completion of these courses will prepare students to take the national certification exam for practice in the state of Delaware.
The school’s comprehensive Massage Therapist program includes a curriculum that covers all aspects of the career, including:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Applied theory and technique
- Eastern, Oriental and Western massages
All programs feature hands-on training in the academy’s student clinic, providing you with real-world experience as you work on a variety of clients.
The cost of textbooks and supplies is covered in tuition for all courses. Students pursuing the Massage Therapy program do not even have to pay for the national exam or CPR certification.
Students interested in applying must be at least 18 years old, have earned a high school diploma or GED and be physically coordinated and flexible. Admissions are also determined based on an applicant’s self-discipline and professional attitude.
Financial aid is available to eligible students who file a FAFSA through the Department of Labor, Workforce Investment Board and Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
School Website: Academy of Massage and Bodywork, Ltd.
- Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
- Delaware Board of Cosmetology
- Delaware Department of Education
- Delaware Department of Education to provide training for Veterans
- Delaware Department of Labor - WIB as a training provider
- National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
- American Association of Cosmetology Schools
- American Massage Therapy Association Council of Schools
- Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals
Academy of Massage and Bodywork, Ltd.
1218 Pulaski Hwy Ste 324
Bear, DE 19701
Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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