Massage therapists work in positive and exciting environments, including resort spas, cruise ships, medical offices, sports clinics, destination spas, and day spas. Many start their own private practices!
The massage therapy courses at the arizona school massage therapy are designed to provide you with the best possible education you can receive from a massage therapy school. ASMT is committed to helping you succeed in your education and in your massage therapy career – we offer career services assistance during massage school and throughout your career as a massage therapist.
The Arizona School of Massage Therapy is a member of the Steiner Education Group (SEG), which operates massage therapy schools and skin care schools at 30 campuses in 13 states. Steiner Education Group is a subsidiary of Steiner Leisure Limited, which operates more than 200 spas on cruise ships and at resorts worldwide. Steiner spas, both on land and at sea, recruit from the Steiner Education Group schools.
Why Choose the Arizona School of
- Graduate from massage school in just 7½ months!
- Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
- Graduate as an experienced massage therapist - SEG students perform more than 200,000 massages per year in our student clinics.
- SEG schools have been training massage therapists for more than 30 years!
- Accredited massage therapy school - accredited by ACCET.
- Relocation assistance is available.
- Employers come to our schools every year to recruit our students before they even graduate!
- Career Services assistance is provided to all students and graduates!
Why Massage Therapy?
A Growing ProfessionPast Growth - According to the 2014 Massage Profession Research Report from the American Massage Therapy Association, the number of practicing massage therapists grew by approximately 47% over the previous decade.**
Future Growth - The United States Department of Labor projects that employment opportunities for massage therapists will grow much faster than average from 2012 to 2022.*
Increasing Consumer Demand - Approximately 34.9 million Americans received a total of about 143 million massages in 2013.**
Increasing Consumer Awareness - 88% of Americans believe that massage can be effective in reducing pain and 88% believe that massage can be beneficial to health and wellness.**
A World of OpportunityMassage therapists work in a broad range of positive and exciting work environments:
Private Practice - Many massage therapists start their own private practices and work on their own terms. 62% of all massage therapists in 2013 reported that they were sole practitioners.**
Spas & Resorts - Massage therapists have the opportunity to work at resort spas and destination spas in some of the most beautiful places in the world. And day spas offer many employment opportunities closer to home. The spa industry is flourishing, generating revenues of 14 billion dollars in 2012.**
Cruise Ships - Cruise ships operate world-class spas at sea and employ many massage therapists - giving them the opportunity to travel the world while they work.
Sports - Sports massage plays an important part in the life of any athlete. Massage therapists have a variety of opportunities to work with amateur and professional athletes - in health clubs, fitness centers, sports clinics, and even directly for athletic teams.
Clinical Setting - Since many health problems can be treated with massage therapy as an alternative to surgery or drugs, massage therapists are becoming an increasingly important part of the health care industry. Therapists can work in hospitals, rehab facilities, doctor's offices, and more. In 2013, 43% of massage consumers received massages for medical reasons and 53% of massage therapists reported receiving referrals from a hospital or medical office.**
National Massage Clinic Chains - The number of massage clinics operated by national massage clinic chains has been growing for several years, increasing the demand for massage therapists all across the country. Many of these chains offer membership and subscription plans, building a large, steady, and loyal customer base … and lots of employment opportunities for massage therapists.