Massage Therapy Certification

Certificate: On Campus

Embark on a transformative journey in massage therapy at Parker University. Our faculty imparts the art of massage through a holistic health model, while our structured clinic internship program prepares students for seamless professional entry into the field. With small class sizes, hands-on experience, immersion in diverse techniques, and industry collaborations, our program offers a rich learning environment tailored to your needs.

Our Mission

Parker University School of Massage Therapy will enhance the development of wellness leaders through massage therapy by offering sound, ethical, evidence-based, and relevant instruction embracing the highest standards of education, research, and service.


Growth Rate

Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 18% from 2022 to 2032. Source

Projected New Jobs

24,600 projected new jobs for Massage Therapists through 2032. Source

Median Income

The median annual wage for massage therapists was $55,310. Source

Create Your Own Career Path

Parker’s graduates in the Massage Therapy Certificate program can pursue a career at:

  • Spas
  • Fitness centers
  • Private homes and offices
  • Hospitals
  • Massage therapy clinics

Program Highlights

Career Success Preparation

Students are prepared for the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards’ MBLEx exam and Texas state licensure

Expert Instructors

Our Anatomy & Physiology teachers are Doctors. Our Neuromuscular Therapy course director & instructor is a published author of a textbook on the subject.

Hands-on Training

8 months/600-hour comprehensive program including advanced modalities: Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, and Acupressure

Real World Experience

Our Interns and Alumni may work with Professional Soccer Players, Football Players, Hockey Players, Marathoners, and Golfers through our affiliations. Parker students will be eligible to participate in an internship at the prestigious Parker Performance Therapies studio at the Parker Performance Institute located in “The Star” in Frisco!

COMTA Accreditation

As a student at Parker University School of Massage Therapy, you will have access to countless resources that will aid in your professional development, preparing you for a career in massage therapy. Our program retains programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) and has an exceptional pass rate on the Massage Board Licensing Exam (MBLEx).

The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation is located at 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 440, Washington, D.C. 20015 and can be reached by phone at 202.895.1518. The Parker University School of Massage Therapy program is structured to prepare students who plan to practice in Texas. Please visit for more information.


At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.