Massage Therapy Schools in Florida

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3665 East Bay Drive Suite 164
Largo, FL 33771

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

985 East Memorial Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33801

(863) 682-4247
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

4951-A Adamo Drive
Tampa, FL 33605

(813) 654-4529
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

2040 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33907

(877) 282-8332
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy

7329 North State Road 7
Parkland, FL 33073

(954) 866-1011
Cosmetology, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Hair Design

5090 West 12th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012

(305) 639-8726
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

855 Southwest 79th Avenue
Miami, FL 33144

(305) 267-7277
Barbering, Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Laser Hair Removal, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

2600 Lake Lucien Drive 140
Maitland, FL 32751

(407) 261-0319
Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy

2001 West Sample Road Suite 100
Pompano Beach, FL 33064

(954) 975-6400
Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy

2370 34th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33713

(727) 865-4940
Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy
Daytona College – Accredited

425 South Nova Road
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Barbering, Cosmetology, Massage Therapy

1200 West International Speedway Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Cosmetology, Barbering, Massage Therapy
Florida Academy – Accredited

4387 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33966

(239) 489-2282
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

420 South State Road 7
Hollywood, FL 33023

(954) 922-5505
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Electrology

5000 Coconut Creek Parkway C
Margate, FL 33063

(954) 781-2468
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

7587-7599 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

(561) 547-6333
Barbering, Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology
Merryfield Academy – Accredited

5040 Northeast 13 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

(954) 771-4030
Massage Therapy

2601 South Military Trail Suite 13
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

(561) 845-1400
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy

1045 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204

(616) 975-7778
Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

1756 North Congress Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

(561) 433-2330
Massage Therapy

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Academy of Career Training – Accredited

3501 West Vine Street Suite 111
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Academy of Cosmetology - Melbourne – Accredited

4850 Stack Boulevard F6
Melbourne, FL 32901

Academy of Cosmetology - Merritt Island – Accredited

2088 North Courtenay Parkway
Merritt Island, FL 32953

Acupuncture and Massage College – Accredited

10506 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176

Advantage Beauty Institute

8951 Bonita Beach Road Southeast
Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Alpha School of Massage

4642 San Juan Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32210

Altruistic Academy (Medical & Beauty School)

1253 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

American Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

1330 Blanding Boulevard
Orange Park, FL 32065

Aveda Institute Brandon – Accredited

1516 West Brandon Boulevard
Brandon, FL 33511

Aveda Institute Orlando – Accredited

495 North Semoran Boulevard
Winter Park, FL 32792

Aveda Institute South Florida – Accredited

4186 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Aveda Institute Tallahassee – Accredited

2020 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Beauty and Massage Institute – Accredited

1375 US-1
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Bene's Career Academy - Brooksville

698 South Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601

Bene's Career Academy - Port Richey

7027 US-19
Port Richey, FL 34652

Beyond Institute & Career Center

2921 Vineland Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746

Big Bend Technical College – Accredited

3233 South Byron Butler Parkway
Perry, FL 32348

Bright Education Institute

180 East Dania Beach Boulevard Suite 101
Dania Beach, FL 33004

Center for Neurosomatic Studies

13923 Icot Boulevard Suite 814
Clearwater, FL 33760

Dolly Monroe Beauty Academy

10359 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite E
Tampa, FL 33647

Erwin Technical College – Accredited

2010 East Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

Florida Massage and Beauty Institute

3911 West Waters Avenue Suites 10 - 11
Tampa, FL 33614

Florida Medical & Aesthetic International School

4953 Southwest 74th Court
Miami, FL 33155

Florida Professional Institute – Accredited

7951 Southwest 40 Street Suite 217
Miami, FL 33155

Florida School of Massage

6421 Southwest 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608

Fort Pierce Beauty Academy – Accredited

3028 South US 1
Fort Pierce, FL 34982

Fortis Institute - Pensacola

4081 East Olive Road Suite B
Pensacola, FL 32514

Gainesville School of Medical Massage Therapy

7731 West Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32607

Health and Beauty Institute of America

460 State Road 436 Suite 200
Casselberry, FL 32707

Hyphen Beauty + Massage School

1421 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

International Academy

2550 South Ridgewood Avenue
South Daytona, FL 32119

Jacksonville Health and Beauty School

5161 Beach Boulevard Suites 1&2
Jacksonville, FL 32207

La Belle Beauty Academy - Hialeah – Accredited

1495 West 49 Street
Hialeah, FL 33144

Latin Beauty Academy – Accredited

6348 Forest Hill Boulevard Suite 348
Greenacres, FL 33415

Lee Professional Institute – Accredited

2950 Winkler Avenue 1201
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Loraines Academy & Spa – Accredited

1012 58th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33710

Manatee Technical College – Accredited

6305 State Road 70 East
Bradenton, FL 34203

Marion Technical College – Accredited

1014 Southwest 7th Road
Ocala, FL 34471

Medical Institute of Palm Beach – Accredited

5821B Lake Worth Road
Greenacres, FL 33463

New Concept Massage and Beauty School West Campus – Accredited

12851 Southwest 42 Street Suite 101
Miami, FL 33175

Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers – Accredited

2409 Creighton Road
Pensacola, FL 32504

Pensacola State College

1000 College Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32504

Port St. Lucie Beauty Academy – Accredited

10036 South US Highway 1
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Praxis Institute – Accredited

1850 Southwest 8th Street Fourth Floor
Miami, FL 33135

Psico Salud Belleza Academy

3497 West Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL 34741

QM Career Institute – Accredited

4645 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

Ridge Technical College – Accredited

7700 State Road 544
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Sarasota School of Massage Therapy – Accredited

5899 Whitfield Avenue Suite 300
Sarasota, FL 34243

Space Coast Education Center

1070 South Wickham Road
West Melbourne, FL 32904

Summit Salon Academy - Tampa – Accredited

4802 Gunn Highway Suite 144
Tampa, FL 33624

The Salon Professional Academy - Delray Beach – Accredited

14610 South Military Trail
Delray Beach, FL 33484

The Salon Professional Academy - Melbourne – Accredited

1700 West New Haven Avenue Suite 540A
Melbourne, FL 32904

Tom P Haney Technical Center – Accredited

3016 Highway 77 North
Panama City, FL 32405

Total Nails and Hair Academy

2716 South Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

VK Beauty Academy

3970 Northlake Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403

Withlacoochee Technical College – Accredited

1201 West Main Street
Inverness, FL 34450

Wonderful Beauty

5950 Lakehurst Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Accredited School

You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

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How to Become a Masseuse in Florida

Florida Massage Therapy Careers At a Glance
  • 500 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 25 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • The average salary for massage therapists in Florida is $38,500 ($18.51/hour). This is higher than the national average of $42,820 ($20.59/hour).
  • There is a predicted 32% job increase between 2016–2026 for massage therapists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 22%.

If you are looking for a career in health and wellness that can truly make an impact on people, look no further than massage therapy. Massage schools in Florida can set you on the path to a career where you can help others daily, and possibly even be your own boss. Florida massage schools can teach you the basic principles of using therapeutic massage, as well as different types of massage - such as Swedish, shiatsu, deep tissue and more.

Now imagine learning all of this while being surrounded by the warm beaches, bright attractions and numerous opportunities of the Sunshine State. If you want to help other feel their best through natural, alternative medicines, then massage training may be right for you.

State License Requirements

500 Education Hours

Required to earn a massage therapy license

The Florida Board of Massage Therapy requires students be at least 18 years of age and complete an approved massage therapy training program of at least 500 hours to become licensed. The state of Florida also requires applicants for massage therapy licenses to pass a 2-hour prevention of medical errors course as part of their course of study. License candidates take either the National Certification Examination for Massage Therapy NESL/NCETM/TMB or MBLEx tests to become massage therapists in the state of Florida.

Education Details

Massage therapy schools in Florida can assist you towards career where you can have a positive impact on the lives of others. Florida massage schools teach basic therapeutic massage, as well as different types of massage such as Swedish, shiatsu and more. If you want to assist people to feel their best through natural treatments, then becoming a Florida massage therapist may be for you. Spa treatments are surging in America, as recent studies indicate almost 1 in 6 people are seeking massage therapy treatment every year. Results from massage therapy can include increased flexibility and mobility, and relief from pain and muscle tension.

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

25 Hours

Continuing education required

The State of Florida requires massage therapists to take a training program that includes at least 500 training clock hours. Once you complete the application process and become licensed, you will have to renew every two years, and pay a $105 fee. Florida also requires massage therapists complete at least 25 hours of continuing education courses every two years. One of these must be the HIV/AIDS course. You can find all the information about licensing and renewal through the Florida Board of Massage Therapy.

Florida Massage Therapy Careers


Average yearly salary for massage therapy in Florida

Florida massage therapists can earn an annual mean wage $38,500 or $18.51 hourly according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020. Growth in the massage therapy field is expected to be approximately 32% by 2026, a faster than average rate compared to other careers in the United States. The BLS reports Florida has the second highest rate of employment for massage therapists in the country.

In addition, the Naples-Marco Island area has the third highest concentration of massage therapy jobs in nation for metro areas, and the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metro area ranked fifth highest concentration of massage therapy jobs in nation for metro areas. Opportunities for Florida massage therapists include work at arthritis clinics, health resorts and spas, home health care programs, physical therapy clinics and sports medicine centers. As Florida is home to many cruise ship operations, many massage therapists are employed in the cruise industry. Consider these Florida massage schools when deciding where to begin your career exploration.

Contact the Florida State Board of Massage Therapy

Florida Board of Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy

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