A massage certificate can be earned online through the U.S. Career Institute massage therapy program. This is a four-unit course delving into the science of massage therapy. It prepares students for the National Licensing Exam, known as the MBLEx.
As of 2015, massage therapy is an in-demand career that offers both self-employment and professional employment options. The minimum requirement for practicing masseurs is the USCI Certificate. The massage therapist certification program can be started by clicking the Enroll Now button on the U.S. Career Institute massage therapy program website page. Fill out all relevant information including name, program type, address, age and educational status. After entering in personal details, choose payment options on the next screen.
The program's tuition differs based on how you choose to pay. As of June 2015, paying in full costs $1,889; making automatic payments costs $2,239; and making mail-in payments costs $2,289. After paying, you can begin using the program services.
This massage therapy course consists of Swedish massage, sports massage, energy techniques, hydrotherapy techniques and ethics lessons. Students must take a minimum of four units to earn the certificate. Additional resources and materials are available through the program, such as anatomy flashcards, career starter guides, supplements, first aid administration guidelines and Meridian training guides.