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Want To Be A Massage Therapist?

Posted on: April 6th, 2018

Receiving a high quality massage therapy education is not only beneficial for a brand new massage therapist, but also the clientele. With two massage clinics and eleven private treatment stations, USTA is Chicagoland’s leading choice for massage therapy training.

Our 650 hour State licensed massage therapy school curriculum will take students through human body systems with a balanced focus on muscular structure and function, anatomy, Massage Therapy School Chicago multiple massage modalities as well as career planning, client retention and preparation to sit and pass the MBLEx Exam. At USTA, our 9 month day or 11 month evening massage therapy programs offer a balanced study of anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology, Eastern energies, Western techniques and professional development. Curriculum includes trigger point therapy, neuromuscular techniques, polarity therapy, swedish massage techniques, and pregnancy massage.

What is included in our massage therapy program.

  • Tuition includes the initial massage therapy licensing fee for Illinois
  • Free massage table
  • Self marketing and business education
  • Aromatherapy education
  • Internships available
  • Financial Aid
  • Instructors with knowledge of classic and contemporary techniques
  • Day and evening classes available
  • Fitness, Yoga and Meditation rooms

Classes included in our massage therapy curriculum


  • Anatomy
  • Contraindications
  • CPR Certification
  • Client Documentation
  • Massage Ethics
  • Kinesiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pathology
  • Physiology
  • Nutrition & Juicing
  • And more!


  • Aryurvedia
  • Body Mechanics
  • Chair Massage
  • Clinical Massage
  • Cupping
  • Deep Tissue
  • Hot Stone
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Lymph Drainage
  • Elderly Massage
  • Disability Massage
  • Pregnancy & Prenatal
  • Reflexology
  • Spa Body Treatments
  • Swedish Massage
  • Sports Massage


  • Aromatherapy
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Meditation 4. Polarity Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Yoga

Choose between our 9 month day schedule or our 11 month evening schedule. Are you ready to start a career in massage therapy? Join the growing network of professional therapists and technicians who all started their education at Universal Spa Training Academy. Contact us by calling 630-968-6800 or apply online on our website here. We look forward to working with you!