Nashville Massage Therapy Schools with Program Overviews

Sep 08, 2018

The Nashville, TN, area has one school that offers a massage therapy program. Learn about the degree program, admission info and program requirements for the school within ten miles of downtown Nashville to make an informed education decision.

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Massage Therapy School Options in Nashville

Students seeking a career in massage therapy have few options from which to select within the Nashville, TN, area. Read about one school, which is less than 15 minutes from downtown.

  • Located 10.3 miles from downtown Nashville, the Mind Body Institute offers a diploma in massage therapy.

About the School

The table below makes it easier to decide if a school is right for you by looking at enrollment, tuition rates, graduation rates and several other attributes.

Mind Body Institute
School Type Less than 2 year; private for-profit
Total Enrollment (2017) 37*
Campus Setting Large city
Tuition & Fees 2017-2018 $9,275*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2017) 81%*
Acceptance Rate (2017) N/A-Open admissions*
Graduation Rate (for those who began their studies in 2014-2015) 88%*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

Mind Body Institute

Opened as the Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Movement in 1996 and since purchased and renamed, the Mind Body Institute has been in business in Nashville since 2007. Staffed by licensed massage therapists, a chiropractor and a massage therapist who specializes in lymphatic drainage, the instructors in this program offer students a wide breadth of clinical experience.

Massage Therapy Diploma

Designed for working students, this massage therapy certification program consists of 36 weeks of training. The 700-hour program is completed in about nine months with 100 hours of clinical internship included. Courses cover anatomy, physiology, massage theory and practice as well as alternative techniques such as hydrotherapy, yoga and acupressure points. Graduates should be qualified to take the state licensure exam. Continuing education is also offered for licensed therapists who would like to expand their clinical knowledge.

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