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Become a Certified Massage Therapist

Pinnacle Career Institute’s massage school in Kansas City and join our engaging and holistic Massage Therapy program to learn the skills you need for a hands-on career that can make a difference. Training for the Massage Therapy Certification program at PCI includes classroom, hands-on, and online instruction covering many learning styles.

In this short massage certification program, you will learn many styles of massage such as sports, Swedish, and deep tissue massage, as well as advanced modalities like reflexology. Discover techniques that will make you a prime candidate to work in a spa or gym. Or use the expertise and experience you gained through our massage school to start your own business.

Massage Therapy Training Highlights

  • Career Centered Courses PCI’s Massage Therapy program will give you a wide range of skills enabling you to thrive. Some of the skills that you will learn include Swedish Massage, trigger point therapy, hot stone massage, aromatherapy, and prenatal massage.
  • Hands-on Learning Our classes are set up to maximize your understanding of Massage Therapy and give you the hands-on experience you need to be successful. You will take what you learn in class and practice your skills in the on-campus clinic. During your clinic time, you will learn the business side of Massage Therapy readying you to start a successful career. All of this hands-on skill building will better prepare you to pass the Massage and Body Work Licensing Examination (MBLEx) at the end of the program.
  • Education that works for your life Too busy for school? PCI’s program is designed to fit into your busy life. Small class sizes allow for individual attention — critical for learning new skills. Our flexible class scheduling minimizes your time commitment but allows maximum benefits to you and your future. You can complete your Massage Therapy education in under a year and be on your way to an exciting new career.

Give Your Career a Healing Touch

You have a number of Massage Therapy training programs to choose from in and around the Kansas City metro area. But if you want Massage Therapy certification training that will help you get the education you need to succeed today, tomorrow and years to come, you’ll find it here at PCI.

The place to find it is here at PCI.

The Pinnacle Career Institute Experience

At PCI, your experience is what matters most to us! We strive to support your educational journey before, during, and after you graduate our Kansas City Massage Therapy school. We know when our students succeed, we succeed—that's the PCI Difference!

Pinnacle Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.


Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!

Take The Pinnacle "Career Training Readiness Quiz" The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and projected job growth is from: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Massage Therapists,
on the Internet at (visited December 28, 2019).

Program Length

25 Weeks*

Est. Median Salary

$19.92 Hourly | $41,420 Annual**

Who Hires PCI Grads

  • Massage Envy
  • Massage Heights
  • Plaza Day Spa
  • New Life Massage
  • Mathney Chiropractic
  • Beauty Brands

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