The massage therapy program offered at the Academy of Massage Therapy and Bodyworks is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to become a Pennsylvania State licensed massage therapist. AMTB always strives to provide its’ students with quality programs, current curriculum and hands on experience. It is the policy of the Academy of Massage Therapy and Bodyworks to grant equal opportunity to qualified persons without regard to race, color, age, gender, disability, religion, origin or sexual orientation.
Our admissions team is committed to helping you through the decision and enrollment process, guiding you through each step and assisting with any questions you may have along the way. We try to give you a thorough overview of the admissions process at AMTB, but we do understand that everyone’s situation is different, so if you have any questions as you explore these pages, please contact an admissions representative at 610-705-4401.
All applicants must furnish the Academy of Massage Therapy and Bodyworks with a high school diploma or GED, a current form of ID with photo, a medical release form from your physician and a letter of recommendation from an employer, previous teacher or instructor or other individual not related to you.
Full Time Students will attend Monday-Thursday. We offer morning and evening classes or a combination of both; providing today’s busy student with flexible educational opportunities! One required weekend seminar will be held during the 6 month course. Morning classes begin at 8:30 am and end at 1:30 pm with a ½ hour lunch and breaks at the discretion of the instructor. Evening classes begin at 5:30 pm and end at 10:30 pm with a ½ hour dinner and breaks at the discretion of the instructor. Weekend seminars will begin at 9:00am and end at approximately 4:00pm with a 1 hour lunch and intermittent breaks, both Saturday and Sunday.
Part Time Students may wish to complete the program over the course of one year. You will attend school twice a week, either in the morning or the evening, and the hours remain the same as above.
Course Waivers: During the admissions process it may be determined whether a student may test out of the Anatomy and Physiology portion of the program. Eligible students must have 300 hours of Anatomy & Physiology in order to qualify. The student must also obtain a test score of 80% to waive this course. Tuition will be adjusted accordingly if a student tests out of this portion of the course. If you will be requesting a course waiver for Anatomy and Physiology, transcripts will be required.