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!

District Administrative Staff

  • 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

Day and Evening Classes Available.

Certifications available

CAMTC California Massage Therapy Council

California Massage Therapy Council - http://www.camtc.org/

Cost for program: $3,499

The above cost is an estimate. Your costs may vary. Additional fees may apply. Program cost includes books, industry certification test fees, and administration fees. Some fees are paid directly to an outside vendor.

Possible Job Opportunities

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

Median Wage: $19.17

Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 23 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.

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The Downey Adult School Career and Education Center, an institution of higher education, provides high-quality, relevant, and accessible programs for adults in a variety of areas.
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