Are you seeking a rewarding new profession or just additional income? A part-time or full-time career as a Massage Therapist may be the solution you are looking for and the National Massage Therapy Institute can provide you with the necessary training to become a successful Massage Therapist in just 9 months!

The National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) has a singular focus and passion: professional massage therapy training. The school’s Massage Therapy program has been carefully crafted by local industry experts and aims to produce highly qualified massage therapists to meet the industry’s growing demand.

The number of Americans receiving massages has more than doubled in the last decade (now over 114 million treatments per year) and the profession has consistently been one of the fastest growing in the country in recent years.*

Massage therapy has become widely accepted by both the public and the medical community. No longer just an enjoyable pastime and means of relieving stress, massage has become an important component in treating many types of injuries and medical conditions and enhancing athletic performance.

NMTI positions students for academic and professional success, including time management and study skills, certification exam preparation and strategies, and employability and career skills.

NMTI is proud to be accredited by COMTA (The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation), an agency listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). NMTI is also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, and certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.


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NMTI’s Massage Therapy program is 900 hours.

This program qualifies students to sit for the National Certification Exam in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB).

This enhanced massage therapy training program blends theory and practical, hands-on learning through a combination of lecture, clinic and laboratory classes. The courses will cover:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathology
  • Business and Professional Ethics
  • Massage Theory
  • Massage Technique
    • Swedish Massage
    • Sports Massage
    • Pre-natal and Infant Massage
    • Geriatric Massage
    • Neuromuscular Therapy
    • Time Management/Study Skills
    • NCBTMB Certification Preparation/Strategies
    • Employability and Career Skills

NMTI also focuses on a number of areas that are designed to position students for academic and professional success, including time management and study skills, certification exam preparation and strategies, and employability and career skills.

Atlantic City/Egg Harbor

Famous for its boardwalk, casinos, and sandy beaches, Atlantic City is located directly on the Atlantic Ocean with breathtaking views of the water. This resort community attracts many tourists looking for some rest and relaxation. Whether you are set on being a massage therapist or have found yourself overwhelmed working for the casinos and restaurants and are simply looking for a change, Atlantic City has so much to offer.

Falls Church

Falls Church, VA is a city deeply immersed in American history, located just a few miles from Washington D.C. With such close proximity to a major city like Washington, D.C., there are many different employment and career options, making it is easy to feel overwhelmed. The National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) of Falls Church helps you find personal success and satisfaction by providing you the skills and the expertise needed to join the rapidly expanding massage industry.

Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia has long been a rich and vibrant city that offers many options. If you are looking for a career change or a new focus to succeed in the greater Philadelphia area, including Bucks County, West Chester, Bensalem, Boothwyn, West Grove, Brookhaven, Coatesville, Newton, Upper Darby, as well as many areas of New Jersey and Delaware, the National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) will strive to give you skills and knowledge needed for success in an ever changing and growing industry.


The National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) of Wilmington, DE will help you achieve both personal and professional success by providing you with the skills and training needed to join the rapidly expanding massage industry. Our mission is to develop students into professional, committed, and successful massage therapists through flexible training programs, in a comfortable, professional setting. NMTI’s Delaware massage school serves the greater Wilmington area, including Newark, New Castle, Middletown, Dover, Claymont, Hockessin, and Smyrna.

NMTI is accredited by nationally recognized accrediting bodies, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) and the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). NMTI has four convenient locations in Northeast Philadelphia, Pa.; Falls Church, Va.; Wilmington, Del.; and Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

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