When it comes to choosing what to do with your future, can the task feel overwhelming? How do you choose one field or area to spend most of your career and precious time in? Skill, passion, experience, education, compatibility, and many other factors must be critically considered.

At Parker University, we get it! There are unlimited career opportunities, but we want to help you find where you belong – where you can make a real difference, impact your community, and feel a sense of accomplishment from your career.

Why Parker University’s Massage Therapy Certificate Program?

At Parker University, students experience hands-on training to learn about wellness. While learning to better understand the impact of touch to help relieve pain and stress, students also gain the business foundation needed to succeed throughout their careers. Parker University is committed to bringing well-rounded wellness practices to every aspect of this program and the profession. This certificate program is even offered in a dual-language (Spanish and English) format!

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.

A Bright Future for Massage Therapy Experts

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of massage therapists is projected to grow by 18 percent, and 24,600 projected new jobs are projected in the field through 2032.

Parker University graduates of the Massage Therapy certificate program pursue careers at spas, fitness centers, private homes and offices, hospitals, massage therapy clinics, and more!

Real World Experiences and Resources Available Through Parker University

Massage Therapy interns and alumni can work with professional soccer players, football players, hockey players, marathoners, and golfers through Parker University’s exclusive affiliations. Students are eligible to participate in an internship at the prestigious Parker Performance Therapies studio at the Parker Performance Institute, located at The Star in Frisco!

In addition, Parker University Massage Therapy students have access to countless resources that aid in professional development to help them prepare for a successful and fulfilling career. The program retains programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) and consistently has an exceptional pass rate on the Massage Board Licensing Exam (MBLEx).

Firsthand Feedback from a Parker University Student

Rodrigo Ravelo Corvo, a graduate from the Spring Dual Language Program of 2023, had an exceptional experience at Parker University. This experience led him to a career that utilizes his skills to positively change the lives and health of others. Check it out:

“Attending Parker University to begin my massage therapy career was the best decision I could have made. It helped me to take the first steps on a journey that is full of unforgettable experiences and has taken me to places I never dreamed of reaching. Once I first stepped on to campus, I knew it was the right place to be. I felt welcomed by all of the staff, the security guard who gave me my ID, and by the fantastic teachers in the program. Classes are very well organized, a ton of fun, and give you the right amount of knowledge needed to succeed in the real world. Parker University taught me the art of massage and showed me the beauty of my skill and how I can use my knowledge to make a real impact on my community. God gave me the hands, but Parker University crafted my skill. God placed the dream of being a massage therapist upon my heart, but Parker University gave me the opportunity to be alongside the best in the industry. I am forever grateful.”

“Asistir a Parker University para comenzar mi carrera en masajes fue la mejor decisión que pude haber tomado. Me ayudó a dar los primeros pasos en un viaje lleno de experiencias inolvidables y que me ha llevado a lugares que nunca soñé alcanzar. Cuando entré por primera vez al campus, supe que era el lugar correcto para mi. Me sentí bienvenido por todo el personal, el guardia de seguridad que me dio mi identificación y por los fantásticos profesores del programa. Las clases están muy bien organizadas, son muy divertidas y te brindan la cantidad adecuada de conocimientos necesarios para tener éxito en el mundo real. Parker University me enseñó el arte del masaje y me mostró la belleza en mi habilidad y en cómo puedo usar mis conocimientos para generar un impacto real en mi comunidad. Dios me dio las manos, pero Parker creó mi habilidad. Dios puso en mi corazón el sueño de ser masajista, pero Parker me dio la oportunidad de estar al lado de los mejores de la industria. Estaré eternamente agradecido.”

Time to Take the Next Step!

Are you interested in learning more about Parker University’s Dual Language Massage Therapy Certificate! We can’t wait to speak with you and learn about your unique goals and professional journey. Click here for more information!