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Massage Therapy

Downey Adult School presents a 600 hour massage therapy program designed to teach students through and in-depth 25/32 week program.

Upon completion, students will have learned the necessary skills to work and succeed in an ever changing field, with possible career opportunities in chiropractic offices, spas, hospital, physical/ sports therapy offices, health and wellness clinics, cruise ships , and self-employed private practices.

  • Are you a problem solver?
  • Do you like working flexible hours?
  • Do you enjoy helping people?
  • Are you “hands on”?

This career may be for you!

Massage Therapy


  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Infant/Elderly Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Advance Circulatory Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Stretching/ Resisted Stretching (PNF)
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Acupressure
  • Total Hours 600

Possible Job Opportunities

  • Chiropractic offices
  • Spas
  • Hospitals
  • Physical/ Sports therapy offices
  • Health and wellness clinics
  • Cruise ships
  • Self-employed private practices.

Day, Afternoon, and Evening Classes Available

Certifications available

Attendance and/or graduation from a California Massage Therapy Council approved school does not guarantee certification by CAMTC. Applicants for certification shall meet all requirements as listed in California Business and Professions Code section 4600 et. Seq.

A student or any member of the public with questions that have not been satisfactorily answered by the school or who would like to file a complaint about the school may contact the California Massage Therapy Council at:

One Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 669-5336
Fax: 916-669-5337
CAMTC Approval code: #SCH0030

Cost for program: $4,499

The above cost is an estimate. Your costs may vary. Additional fees may apply. Program cost does not include books, industry certification test fees, and administration fees. Some fees are paid directly to an outside vendor.

Median Wage: $32.39

Source:, November 23, 2022. Above wage is based on the Los Angeles, CA Area. Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.

Student Training Estimates (STE)

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For additional information regarding Policies & Procedures, please refer to the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the school’s catalog.