Massage Therapy Certification

Certificate: On Campus

The Massage School and clinic gives scholars the opportunity to learn and practice various massage techniques including Swedish, acupressure, myofascial and neuromuscular therapies. The Massage School faculty teach the art of massage through a natural health and wellness model, while the structured clinic internship prepares student for professional practice. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum, students have the advantages of intimate classroom size, hands-on experience, and the opportunity to work with professionals in the field. To assist students with busy schedules, the school offers both day and an evening programs.  One of the day programs is offered in a dual language format with assessments and lectures in Spanish. For more information about the dual language program please visit the Parker University website.

The School of Massage Therapy also features contemporary equipment and a pristine environment where students can learn and network with others in the healthcare profession. Students at the Parker University School of Massage Therapy interact with other massage therapy, chiropractic and health science students. Financial assistance is available to help students who qualify manage both their financial and professional goals.

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 20% from 2021 to 2031. Source

Projected New Jobs

29,900 projected new jobs for Massage Therapists through 2031. Source

Median Income

The median annual wage for massage therapists was $46,910. 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

Post-Graduate Support

Graduates are offered exclusive post-graduation benefits and continuous career support

Hands-on Training

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

Fully Accredited

The Parker University School of Massage Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) to award the Certificate of Massage Therapy


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.