The Nevada School of Massage Therapy (NSMT) offers two programs of instruction for entrance to the world as a certified accredited massage therapist leading to gainful employment in the field. The school is a division of the Steiner Education Group (SEG) which is a subsidiary of Steiner Leisure Limited. The later consists of 200 plus salons and spas on cruise ships and resorts. The brands are Steiner’s Elemis, Mandara, Chavana, Bliss, and Remede. The Nevada School of Massage Therapy also offers the Master Bodyworker Program but each student must have successfully completed the Professional Massage Therapy Program taught by Seiner education Group.
Professional Massage Therapy Program
A 7.5 month or a 12 month course offering a comprehensive 815.5 hour course designed to each the non-experienced student everything they need to know about massage. It will give them a broad working knowledge of the theories and techniques of both Eastern and Western modalities. The focus is on Eastern bodywork including shiatsu and acupressure with teachings on Western modalities with concentration on: cranial sacral and trigger point therapy, rehabilitation and sports massage, and structural bodywork. Courses in anatomy and physiology will allow graduates the ability to talk with other medical professionals to design a complete and effective health plan for heir clients. All students will also receive instruction on laws and regulations involving massage. Each student will be qualified to take the National Certification Exam and/or the Bodywork Licensing exam.
Master Bodyworker Program
A 10 week add-on to the Professional Massage Therapy Program. It is an advanced course designed to teach students in a variety of different therapeutic environments. The emphasis on study will surround the student’s increased ability in clinical analysis, hydrotherapy spa treatments, sports injury management, rehabilitation, and myokinetic therapies. This course will facilitate a more varied opportunity at employment and the ability ton offer potential clients more services and a deeper knowledge of which advanced therapy would be better suited for their health.
The Professional Massage Therapy Program cost is $12,454 plus $920 for Books and supplies. Room and Board is not offered.
Master Bodyworker program cost is $4463 plus $1725 for Book and supplies. Completion of The Professional Massage Therapy Program is a prerequisite for enrollment.
Federal Aid as well as scholarships, grants as well as federal and private loans are available. The median amount of debt for the Professional Massage Therapy Program is $8,607 and the Master Bodyworker graduate can expect to add $2,749 o the above cost outstanding.
Graduate Job Placement
Professional Massage Therapy Program graduates only have a 51% placement success rate after graduation. With the added, Master Bodyworker Program, the graduate placement rate rises to 82%. Most graduates complete the course in the amount of time that estimated duration of the course. Less than 2%v of the students required more instruction. Steiner education Group currently boasts on their website that they have 2327 current job opportunities available to graduates, 92 current private practice or independent contractor opportunities and 5,600 massage employers.
How to enroll at Nevada School of Massage Therapy
Call 1-800-750-HEAL or apply online. There you can see all the financial aid packages available, locations throughout the United States, testimonials from graduates and employers, and an online application. You can also Chat Live with a representative on their website or order a brochure. The Las Vegas School is located at 2381 E. Windmill Lane, Suite 14 Las Vegas, NV 89123 and their local number is (702) 456-4325.
Sources: Nevada School of Massage Therapy
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