Massage Therapy Schools in Ohio

massage therapy schools in ohio


Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, massage therapy applicants must:

1. Be at least eighteen years of age and of good moral character;

2. Submit criminal record checks (FBI & Ohio BCI);

3. Have attained high school graduation or its equivalent;

4. Hold one of the following:

  • A diploma or certificate from a school, college, or institution in good standing as determined by the board, showing the completion of the required courses of instruction;

  • A diploma or certificate from a school, college, or institution in another state or jurisdiction showing completion of a course of instruction that meets course requirements determined by the board through rules adopted under section 4731.05 of the Revised Code;

  • For not less than five years preceding application, a current license, registration, or certificate in good standing in another state for massage therapy.

5.  Have passed the MBLEx (Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam).


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Other Massage Therapy Schools in Ohio:

American Institute of Alternative Medicine – Columbus
C-TEC of Licking County – Newark

Cuyahoga Community College – Highland Hills
Ehove Massage Therapy Program – Milan
Healing Arts Institute – Perrysburg
Heritage College – Columbus
Heritage College – Middleburg Heights
Institute of Therapeutic Massage, Inc. – Lima
Knox County Career Center – Mount Vernon
Ohio College of Massotherapy – Copley
Stautzenberger College – Brecksville

Stautzenberger College – Maumee

Antonelli College – Cincinnati

Beckfield College – Cincinnati
Blanchard Valley Academy of Massage Therapy – Findlay
Cleveland School of Massage – Solon
Columbus State Community College – Columbus

Gibbons School of Massage Therapy & Integrated Medicine – Beachwood
Harmony Path School of Massage Therapy – Rocky River
Hocking College – Nelsonville

Institute of Holistic Health Careers – Columbus
Institute of Therapeutic Massage, Inc. – Ottawa

Mahoning Valley School of Massotherapy – Austintown
Medical Model Massage Institute – Columbus

Miami Jacobs Career College – Columbus
Miami Jacobs Career College – Dayton

Miami Jacobs Career College – Independence

Miami Jacobs Career College – Springboro

Miami Jacobs Career College – Troy
National Institute of Massotherapy – Akron
Northcoast Medical Training Academy – Kent

Ohio Institute of Allied Health – Huber Heights
Owens Community College – Toledo

Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture – Youngstown

Reflexology Certification Institute – Avon

Reflexology Science Institute – Columbus

Schools of Medical Massage – Cincinnati
Schools of Medical Massage – Cleveland
Schools of Medical Massage – Dayton
Schools of Medical Massage – Lima
SHI Integrative Medical Massage School -Lebanon
Stark State College of Technology – North Canton
Washington State Community College – Marietta