Massage Therapy

Train for Your Diploma in Massage Therapy

Program Length:

81 weeks


  • ON Diploma

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    Start Dates

    September 30, 2024


    June 19, 2026
    June 19, 2026
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    Train for Your Diploma in Massage Therapy

    Embark on a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry by enrolling in our Massage Therapy program at Willis College. This comprehensive course equips students with hands-on skills and essential knowledge, providing a solid foundation for a successful journey in massage therapy.

    Key Program Highlights:

    Versatile Career Paths: As a massage therapist, you’ll have the flexibility to choose your work environment or even start your own business. The program opens doors to a rewarding career with numerous options.

    Comprehensive Training: Explore various massage techniques and methods, gaining the confidence to make a positive impact on others’ well-being. Acquire the skills needed to enter organizations and immediately contribute to a positive, healing environment.

    Willis College Diploma: Upon successful completion of the theory and clinical components, you’ll receive a prestigious Willis College diploma, enhancing your credibility in the field.

    Certification Exam Preparation: The program prepares you for success in the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario Certification Exam, a crucial step toward becoming a certified massage therapist.

    Flexible Program Options:

    • Standard Program: 81 weeks, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Accelerated Program: 67 weeks, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

    Note: Student schedules may vary due to the college’s Massage Therapy Clinic and Outreach hours.

    Preliminary Accreditation: Our program has received Preliminary Accreditation from the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation, ensuring high standards of education.

    Government Recognition: The Ottawa campus is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005, reflecting our commitment to providing quality education.

    Enrol in our Massage Therapy courses and elevate your career prospects in the dynamic field of healthcare. Take the first step toward becoming a skilled massage therapist with Willis College. Join us and unlock a world of possibilities in the massage therapy industry.

    Get a Massage at Our Student Massage Therapy Clinic

    Take care of your physical and mental health while also supporting the education of Massage Therapy students. Get an affordable, professional massage treatment from our team of massage therapy students at Willis College’s Ottawa campus!

    Book A Massage Today

    Job Market

    Successful graduates from the Willis College Massage Therapy program may choose from a wide variety of work environments such as:

    • Medical Offices
    • Rehabilitation Clinics
    • Medical Spas
    • Private Resorts
    • Fitness Clubs
    • Own home or business
    • Massage Therapy Clinics

    Salary Information

    Average Wage ($/hr) – $58.40
    High Wage ($/hr) – $60.00
    National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 3236
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    This program is an excellent fit for:

    • People interested in working in a multi-disciplinary healthcare clinic, athletic facility or being their own boss.
    • Someone who enjoys a flexible work schedule that suits their lifestyle.
    • An individual who enjoys helping others and is interested in healthcare, wellness, and wellbeing.

    Why choose the Massage Therapy program?

    • Finish in just 67 weeks if you choose our accelerated program!
    • This is an incredibly in-demand job with positions available for Registered Massage Therapists across the country.
    • Work anywhere in Canada with credentials earned during this program.

    Save time & money

    • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
    • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
    • With career support for life with Willis College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated
    • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

    Exceptional flexibility

    • Learn online with instructor-led programs that will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
    • On-Campus program availability is also an option for select programs in Winnipeg and Ottawa.
    • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening every six weeks (no need to wait!)
    • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.

    Career-relevant education

    • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We wil get you job-ready!
    • Most Willis College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
    • Willis College has 150 years of skills training excellence.
    • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified Willis College graduates!

    Is financing the only thing stopping you from attending school? We can help.

    What Our Graduates Are Saying

    Online schooling was helpful in working around my schedule. It allowed me to gain the education I needed from the comfort of my own home. Despite online classes, you receive a quick response when help is needed.
    Daphne Phillips
    Addictions & Community Services Worker