Next term starts on January 3rd, 2023!

Earn a massage certification that will open a rewarding career path providing pain relief, increasing mobility, and offering comfort and relaxation to your clients. With Pacific College’s certificate in massage therapy program, you will learn to blend Eastern and Western massage modalities to provide the best possible care.

Embark on your new career with us at Pacific College’s Chicago massage school.

The purpose of the Chicago Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork program is to prepare students for employment in massage therapy either in private practice, or a variety of healthcare or spa settings. Emphasis is placed on a blend of Western modalities such as deep tissue and sports massage  integrated with Eastern modalities such as tui na. The program develops students’ ability to understand the causes and symptoms of disease, enabling them to customize their massage therapy to their clients’ conditions. Students in the certificate program receive an introduction to the invaluable theories of Chinese medicine, and practice a variety of modalities such as  taiji, qigong, cupping, trigger points, and tui na, among others.

Is a Career in Massage Therapy Right For You? Find Out!

Take the Pacific College Massage Therapy Career Readiness Quiz

This fun online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll receive a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style to help you determine what you are best suited for. Get your Massage Therapy Career Readiness score now!

I always knew I wanted to practice massage as a career. It wasn’t until I started at Pacific College that I knew I was in the right place. I will always be proud of being part of the Pacific College family. -Karina Rodriguez

The Massage Therapist/Asian Bodywork Certificate is a 36-unit program with 667.5 credit hours of theory and clinical practice. Graduates of the Massage Therapist/Asian Bodywork Certificate are eligible to take the massage exams administered by the Federation of State Massage Board (MBLEx Exam).

We advise students to start with this certificate program before potentially moving on to other degrees.

Federal Consumer Disclosure Information About This Program

Pacific College of Health and Science is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The college is authorized for operation by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). The college’s acupuncture programs are accredited by ACAHM. For important information on program costs, completion and placement rates, median debt incurred, etc., please see the program disclosure document.

Ready to Apply?

If you think a career in holistic medicine is something you would like to pursue, contact us and speak to an admissions representative to get started on your new journey!

For more information, call (855) 866-6767 or fill out our contact form to be contacted by a Pacific College representative.