Massage Therapy Schools in California

massage therapy schools in california

There are massage schools in California offering online courses as an affordable and convenient way to begin your course of study and achieve your massage therapy certification. 


It is important to understand the regulations for massage therapy in California as governed by the California Massage Therapy Council. 


In accordance with the Massage Therapy Act, CAMTC is required to:


(1) Create and implement a voluntary state wide certification program for the massage therapy profession that will enable consumers to easily identify credible Certified Massage professionals;


(2) Ensure that CAMTC certificate holders have completed sufficient training at approved schools; and In accordance with the Massage Therapy Act, CAMTC is required to:


(3) Ensure that CAMTC approved schools are providing a high level of training.


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Massage Therapy Schools in California:

Academy of Beauty and Esthetics – Panorama City

Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles – Santa Monica

Alive & Well! Institute of Conscious Bodywork – Larkspur

American Eastern-Western Medical Institute – Rowland Heights

American Institute of Massage Therapy – Santa Ana

Anthem College – Sacramento

Ashdown College of Health Sciences – Redlands

Bay Area College of Nursing – Palo Alto

Bellus Academy – Poway

Bryan College – Gold River

California Academy for the Healing Arts, Inc. – Costa Mesa

California College of Physical Arts, Inc. – Huntington Beach

Care Through Touch Institute – San Francisco

Carrington College California – San Jose

Carrington College California – Sacramento

Chi Nei Tsang Institute – Oakland

College of Botanical Healing Arts – Santa Cruz

De Anza College – Cupertino

Fair Oaks Massage Institute – Fair Oaks

Fremont College – Cerritos

Fullerton College – Fullerton

Hamilton College – Los Angeles

Hands on Healing Institute – Tujunga

Harbor Career College – Los Angeles

Healing Arts Institute – Citrus Heights

Healing Hands School of Holistic Health – Valley Center

Heavenly Touch Learning Center – Hanford

Hendrickson Method Institute – Kensington

International Professional School of Bodywork – San Diego

Julie’s Massage Therapy – Yuba City

Just for Your Health College of Massage – San Jose

Kali Institute for Massage & Somatic Therapies – Ventura

Kaplan College – Riverside

Lincoln Institute of Body Therapy – Orange

Massage Center – Thousand Oaks

Massage Therapy Institute – Davis

McKinnon Body Therapy Center – Oakland

Monterey Institute of Touch – Carmel

Mueller College – San Diego

New School of Structural Integration – Laguna Beach

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine – San Diego

Phyziquest Vitality Sciences Institute – San Mateo

Rosen Method- The Berkeley Center – Berkeley

San Francisco School of Massage – San Francisco

Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute – Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Bodyworks – Santa Barbara
School of Healing Arts – San Diego

School of Holistic Touch – Ontario
School of Shiatsu and Massage – Middletown

Skyline College – San Bruno
Somatherapy Institute – Rancho Mirage
Southern California Health Institute (SOCHI) – Hollywood
Usui Reiki Center – Santa Barbara
Vitality College of Healing Arts – Carlsbad
A Diamond Holistic Massage Institute – Pleasant Hill, Inc. dba Integrative Healing Arts Academy – Reseda

A2Z Health Thousand Oaks Healing Arts Institute – Chatsworth
A.C.I. Career College – Modesto
Abrams College – Modesto
Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences – Oakland
Academy of Holistic Health Arts School – San Jacinto
Academy of Professional Careers – Indio

Academy of Professional Careers – San Diego

Academy of Professional Careers – La Mesa

Academy of Somatics & Massage – Oxnard
Acupressure Institute – Berkeley
Advance Beauty College – Garden Grove
Advanced College – South Gate
Advanced Myofacial Healing Arts Academy – Porterville
Ahern’s Massage Therapy School – Mariposa
Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles – Santa Monica
Alhambra Medical University – Alhambra
Alive! Institute of Therapeutic Massage – Oxnard
Alta Massage College – Redondo Beach
American Academy of Reflexology – Studio City
American Career College – Los Angeles

American Career College – Anaheim

American Career College – Ontario

American College of Healthcare – Riverside
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine – San Francisco
American Heritage University of Southern California – San Bernardino
American International Vocational College – Monterey Park
American Purlinton University – Pomona
Americana College – Los Angeles
America’s Institute of Traditional Medicine – Rosemead
Apple Valley Career College – Apple Valley
Arcata School of Massage – Arcata
Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education – Baldwin Park
Beauty World Cosmetology Academy USA – Oakland
Birdyshaw’s Bodyworks – Springville
Body Being Massage Center – Truckee
Body Tune up School of Massage – Stockton
The Breema Center – Oakland
Cal Lion Institute – El Monte
Calaveras College of Therapeutic Massage – San Andreas
California Healing Arts College – Los Angeles
California Holistic Institute – San Luis Obispo
California Institute of Massage & Spa Services/Sonoma Massage – Sonoma
California Professional College – Los Angeles
Calistoga Massage Therapy School – Santa Rosa
Capital Beauty College – Sacramento
Career Networks Institute – Orange
Carrington College California – Stockton
Carrington College California – San Leandro
Carrington College California – Pleasant Hill

Carrington College California – Pomona Campus
Central Valley Massage Institute – Merced
Cerritos College Community Education – Norwalk
Charter College – Lancaster
Charter College – Canyon Country
Charter College – Long Beach
Chico Therapy & School of Massage – Chico
Cypress Health Institute – Santa Cruz
Dahn Healing Institute of Massage Therapy – Brea
David’s Academy of Beauty – El Monte
Diamond Light School of Massage & Healing Arts – San Anselmo
The East-West Institute of Hand Therapy – El Monte
El Portal College – Temecula
Esalen Institute – Big Sur
Essential Health Massage Institute – Merced
Everest College – San Francisco

Everest College – San Jose

Everest College – Reseda

Everest College – San Bernardino

Everest College – Alhambra

Everest College – City of Industry

Everest College – Gardena

Everest College – Ontario

Everest College – Hayward

Everest College – Anaheim

Everest College – Los Angeles

Everest College – Torrance

Federico Beauty Institute – Sacramento
Federico Career College – Fresno
Feldenkrais Professional Training Program – Berkeley
Five Branches Institute – Santa Cruz
Four-D College – Victorville

Four-D College – Colton
Fremont College – Los Angeles
Fu Zu Ba School of Massage and Reflexology – Oxnard

Glamour Beauty College – Santa Ana
Globe Institute – San Francisco
Golden Acupressure Therapeutic Massage College – Santa Ana
Golden West Community College – Huntington Beach
Han’s Academy of Massage – Los Angeles
Healing Oak School of Massage – Simi Valley
Holistic Life Institute – Oakdale
ICDC College – Van Nuys

ICDC College – Huntington Park

ICDC College – Lawndale

ICDC College – Los Angeles
Institute of Integrative Healing – Santa Ana
Institute of Orthopedic Massage – Kensington
Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB) – Culver City
Integrated Healing Arts Academy – Reseda
InterCoast College – Riverside

InterCoast College – Carson

International School of Beauty – Palm Desert
Jupiter Hollow School of Massage – Santa Rosa
Kaplan College – Palm Springs

Kaplan College – Vista
Kingston University – Norwalk
LA Vocational Institute – Los Angeles
Loving Hands Institute of Healing Arts – Fortuna
Lifestream Massage School – Encinitas
Luminous Body Integral School of Energy Medicine – Encinitas

Makoto Kai Healing Arts – Woodland
Marinello Schools of Beauty – San Mateo
Marinello Schools of Beauty – San Diego
Massage School of Healing Arts – Lodi
Massage School of Pasadena – Pasadena
Massage Therapy Learning Center (Lucia Mar Adult Education) – Pismo Beach
Mayfield College – Cathedral City
Mendocino School of Holistic Massage – Redwood Valley
Milan Institute – Indio

Milan Institute – Bakersfield

Milan Institute – Clovis

Milan Institute – Visalia

Milan Institute – Fairfield
Milpitas Massage College – Milpitas
Min Jian Hand Healing Institute – Fremont
Mir Institute – Reseda
Mira Costa College – Oceanside
Mission Career College – Riverside
Monterey Peninsula College Massage Therapy Program – Monterey
Mount Shasta Institute of Holistic Therapies – Mount Shasta
Napa Valley School of Massage – Napa
Natural Healing Institute – Encinitas
National Holistic Institute – Santa Ana

National Holistic Institute – Sacramento

National Holistic Institute – San  Jose

National Holistic Institute – Petaluma

National Holistic Institute – San Francisco

National Holistic Institute – Emeryville

National Holistic Institute – Studio City
National Polytechnic College – Montebello
Natural Success School of Holistics – Encinitas
Northern California Vocational College – San Jose
North-West College – Pasadena

North-West College – West Covina
Nova Institute – Ontario
Ojai School of Massage – Ojai
Oriental Medicine Institute in America – San Gabriel
Paris Beauty College – Concord
Parker School of Bowen Therapy and Massage Therapy – Cool
Polarity Healing Arts of California/Life Energy Institute – Topanga
Quintessence Healing Arts – Berkeley
River Road Massage School – Fremont
Rolling Hills Institute for Massage – Torrance
Rosen Method Center Southwest – Orinda
Rosemead Beauty School – Rosemead
Royal Healing Academy – Los Angeles
San Joaquin Valley College – Bakersfield

San Joaquin Valley College – Salida

Santa Barbara Business College – Bakersfield
School for Self Healing – San Francisco
School of Healing Arts – San Diego
School of Healing Touch – Castro Valley
School of Traditional Medical Thai Massage – Mill Valley
Sebastopol Massage Center – Sebastopol
Select Therapy Institute – Rosemead
Shiatsu Massage School of California – Santa Monica
Sierra Massage School – Clovis
South Bay Massage College – Manhattan Beach
South Baylo University – Los Angeles
Southern California University of Health Sciences – Whittier
Spirit Winds School of Thai Massage – Nevada City
Sunset College of the Healing Arts – Los Angeles
Twin Lakes College – Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz Holistic Health Program – Santa Cruz
United Beauty College – Temple City
United States Alternative College –  Santa Ana
University of Antelope Valley – Lancaster
University of East-West Medicine – Sunnyvale
Victory Career College – Los Angeles
West Pacific Institute of Body Therapy – Placentia
West Valley College – Saratoga
Western Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy – Laguna Hills
World School of Massage and Holistic Healing – Pleasanton
World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts – San Francisco

World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts – Pleasanton