Massage Studies

Our massage studies program not only exceeds minimum state requirements but provides advanced training to prepare students to work in medical settings.

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Our next program info session for Massage Studies is April 8 at 3 p.m. in Building 8, Lobby. Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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The day program starts fall quarter, and the evening program starts spring quarter.

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How Much It Costs

Massage Studies Degree (AAT): $8,878
Clinical Massage Practitioner Certificate: $3,698
Swedish Practitioner Certificate: $3,891


Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Massage Studies Degree (AAT): 2 years
Clinical Massage Practitioner Certificate: 2 quarters for day program, 3 quarters for evening
Swedish Practitioner Certificate: 2 quarters for day program, 3 quarters for evening


All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Massage Therapist

Median annual wage in Washington: $55,800

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Career pathway

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What You'll Learn

CPTC's Massage Studies Program covers skills and topics from Swedish relaxation massage to injury assessment and treatment.

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Degrees & Certificates

Our massage program offers a Massage Studies AAT Degree and two specialty certificates. Click the links to find out more!

Massage Studies Degree (AAT)

Clinical Massage Practitioner Certificate

Swedish Practitioner Certificate

Meet the Instructors

Yvonne Meziere
Daytime Instructor

Yvonne has been a pioneer in the massage profession since 1981. She served on the Washington State Massage Board from 1985-1987 and has worked in a variety of medical settings, including physical therapy and chiropractic clinics. Yvonne is dedicated to the massage profession, and after 31 years in the classroom she still loves teaching others to carry on the work. She brings with her a counseling background and holistic approach to health that encourages students to grow personally as well as academically.

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Jason Priest
Evening Instructor

Jason graduated from the Seattle Massage School in 2000. Since graduating, he has worked in corporate seated massage, a chiropractic office, a local high-end spa and more. He specializes in deep tissue, sports massage, injury treatment and pregnancy massage. Jason has more than 10 years of teaching experience and loves to share his passion for massage with aspiring massage practitioners.

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