Get the skills

To Be A Professional Massage Therapist

8 Month Massage Therapy Career Training Program in San Jose

Whether you’re just starting out, ready to make a career change, or perhaps looking for a second source of income. If you’re a compassionate, intuitive person interested in holistic healing and helping others and you’re looking for a rewarding career that fits your lifestyle, you owe it to yourself consider your potential in massage therapy.

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San Jose Massage School Campus

3031 Tisch Way
Suite 1 Plaza South,

San Jose, Ca 95128
408.423.8004

Hours

MON – FRI  / 8:15am – 10:15pm
SUN / Closed

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Whats great about San Jose Campus?

  • Fully Supervised Teaching Massage Clinic
  • Hands-On Learning Labs & Resources
  • Career Placement Support Department
  • Onsite Financial Aid Specialists
  • Parking

The largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California, San José earned the nickname “Capital of Silicon Valley” for its location within the booming technology industry. Considered a “global city”, San José is a popular destination for its revitalized downtown area including world class restaurants and shops.

Recommended Reviews of NHI

Veronica P

Veronica P

Vellejo,

United States

yelp-stars8/3/2013

This place & everyone that works at this location has changed my life! I have been a Lead Therapist for 8 years & because I went to this school & learned from the best I am so luck to be apart of the healing world. I love everything that I learned! I am so lucky to be doing what I love & never feel like I have to work a day in my life. Thank you Beth for calling me back that day & showing me around. You changed my life!!!

Guemnari C

Geumnari C.

San Jose,

United States

yelp-stars1/4/2010

Great school! The staff is great! I highly recommend NHI to people who are considering a career in bodywork! You learn so much not just about the field but about yourself.

The bodywork experience you get as a student is so much more than most schools out there.

You graduate with 720 hours!!! Well over than the state requirement. :)

Staff are very supportive and knowledgeable.

Anastacio R

Anastacio R

Salinas,

United States

yelp-stars1/17/2015

I graduated from NHI in 2009. I would say overall i had a wonderful experience there. As far as massage schools go, it was the most well rounded program that I found after checking out various other massage schools in the Bay Area.

The program is divided in to two segments, an eastern and a western segment, focusing on massage modalities like shiatsu (japanese/eastern) and swedish massage (western). There are many more massage modalities covered in each segment.

You get 720 hours of training, including working at the student clinic. So by the time you finish the program, you graduate with more experience and hours than is required for California state certification (minimum 500 hrs).

Before anyone decided to attend this school or any school, make sure you KNOW that this is what you want to do. If you KNOW that this is something you want to learn, then go for it. You receive a great deal of training here that will serve as a base for all future learning you do outside of school.

Get Prepared for California State Certification

Upon completion of this program, graduates are fully prepared and qualified to take the MBLEX exam required for California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) Certification.

After completing 500 hours of the program, you’ll be eligible to begin the application process for CAMTC certification. Once you’re certified you can work in the massage therapy field. If you become certified before graduating the program, you can begin working while you finish your training.

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WHAT OUR GRADUATES SAY

“NHI had a full curriculum that I really enjoyed. I also really loved the campus – the campus was just beautiful. Because of my education at NHI, I was able to not only get a job as a massage therapist, but I actually ended up buying a spa right before I graduated. I had no intention of buying a spa but because the previous owner was looking to sell it and she knew I went to NHI she decided that I would be a good fit to purchase her spa.”


Dianne Evans - Massage Therapy Ambassador– Dianne Evans | San Jose Campus

WHY ACCREDITATION IS IMPORTANT

Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

  • A reliable indicator of quality
  • Approved program of study
  • Qualified instructors
  • Recognition by employers nationwide

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, visit: www.nhi.edu/disclosure

Talitha Ekama | San Jose Campus’s photo

What I love about NHI is that they offer a really great core program. The core program is the foundation of what you will grow into and become as a massage therapist, and it covers all of the things that you really need to know and be aware of as a massage therapist. They also have a 450 hour program and that is what really helped me get a leg up in the industry.

Talitha Ekama | San Jose Campus