Pursue Your Passion for Health & Healing

Do you have a passion for changing lives? Have you considered a career where each day brings the fulfillment of enhancing and restoring the well-being of others? Careers in massage therapy offer job stability, flexibility and a peaceful work environment. With hands-on training and the right massage certification preparation from Ontario's top massage therapy school, you could find yourself working in an exclusive spa, a luxurious resort or even working independently.

Career Outlook

Seize the Opportunity in a Growing Industry

Careers as a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) are on the rise.  According to Massage Therapy Canada “...we see the potential for tremendous growth and demand for massage therapy."1  Demand for massage therapy services is expected to grow due to an increasing awareness and emphasis on preventive medicine and since massage therapists provide a service that promotes the renewal and healing of body and mind, along with general health and wellness.

Attractive Career Opportunities

Massage Therapists work in a variety of settings such as:

  • Health & Wellness Spas and Resorts
  • Medical Spas
  • Fitness Clubs
  • Cruise Ships
  • Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Health and Wellness Centers
  • Rehabilitation/Pain Management Centers
  • Nursing Homes/Hospices
  • Sports Teams & Athletes
  • Self Employment

At Bryan College, we give you a clear pathway to fulfilling massage therapy opportunities, so you’re ready to make your next career move as soon as you graduate.

Program Overview

Create Your Path to a Massage Therapy Career

The Bryan College massage therapy curriculum was developed by industry experts to match changing job market needs and provide you the hands-on training and support to ensure your successful completion.

As a student at Bryan College, you'll learn the technical skills that will give you an advantage in your career, along with critical communication and business skills you'll need to succeed in today's competitive environment. It's a powerful combination that is rare in higher education, and one that employers expect.

Program Highlights

The Bryan College Massage Therapy curriculum is reviewed annually and includes the following career-relevant skills and modalities:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Therapeutic Rehabilitation
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial and Superficial Fascial
  • Friction Therapy
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Joint Play
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Client Home-Care Plans
  • Remedial Exercises for Rehabilitation
  • Client Assessment
  • Orthopedic Assessments
  • Therapeutic Relations
  • Clinical Therapy
  • Preparation to obtain a Certificate of Registration from the College of Massage Therapy Ontario to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)
  • Real-world experience at Bryan College's student massage clinic, which is open to the public
  • Additional experience gained through the Student Outreach program, which includes visits to residential settings, hospitals, sporting events or corporate/spa internships.  This program provides students with unique opportunities to work with members of the community who face physical, emotional, mental, and/or socio-economic challenges to health and wellness.
  • Anatomy, physiology and kinesiology
  • Spa operations, merchandising and sales

When you receive a diploma in Massage Therapy from Bryan College, you’re immediately prepared for the job market. Our comprehensive course of study ensures your marketability and potential.

Credentialed Faculty and Individual Support

At Bryan College, we believe that success in the growing field of massage therapy demands a different approach to education. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you a unique, hands-on experience from qualified educators, who will help coach and mentor you individually based upon your learning style.  You'll also gain extensive experience in our student massage clinic, and through the Student Outreach program, where you'll work directly with the public in applying concepts and techniques learned in class. Once you complete your program, you'll have the knowledge and skills to confidently transition to the professional work environment.

State-of-the-Art, Beautifully-Designed Campus

The Bryan College campus offers contemporary architecture with stylish design and comfortable, inviting ambience. The campus is easily accessed by public transportation and is conveniently located in North York:

Bryan College Toronto
1200 Lawrence Avenue West
North York, ON M6A 1E3

An Education that Keeps on Giving

At Bryan College, we know that education is a lifelong pursuit. That’s why we give our graduates the opportunity to return and audit any previously completed course that is still being taught and has space availability. No tuition will be charged for taking a refresher course, because we believe in keeping our graduates educated for life.

Your career success is at the core of our mission. Our lifetime job placement assistance and accessible alumni network allow us to keep contributing to your success long after you’ve graduated. It’s another privilege of attending Bryan College—and we’re proud to offer it, anytime our graduates need it.

We invite you to experience Bryan College today by completing the Request Information Form or call us directly at 1-888-641-6300 and one of our friendly admissions advisors will contact you promptly.

Graduate Success

“The massage therapy program prepared me for exactly what was ahead. I felt confident in completing the CMTO exams and was prepared for the real world.”  -Gloria Di Leo, RMT, Bryan College Massage Therapy Graduate

“The instructors are always there for academic and moral support; their open-door policy is diligently practiced on a day-to-day basis. The instructors are extremely knowledgeable and are able to apply the material that I learned to real-life situations.”  -Isidora Romantini, Bryan College Massage Therapy Graduate

“I’ve spoken with other RMTs at my workplace, but nobody had experienced the kind of comprehensive, practical programs like I did at Bryan College.”  -Shin Lee, Bryan College Massage Therapy Graduate

“After looking at all the options and attending a few open house nights at other schools, I chose Bryan College - mainly for their small class sizes, outreach opportunities and the feeling I got after taking a tour and speaking to the staff.”  -Patti MacGregor, Bryan College Massage Therapy Graduate

“I really enjoyed the Massage Therapy program at Bryan College. The atmosphere of the school was very clean and inviting, and all of the staff was friendly and professional. When I finished the program I felt more than prepared for the CMTO exams.”  -Sheey Cauterman, Bryan College Massage Therapy Graduate

We invite you to learn more by completing the Request Information Form or call us directly at 1-888-641-6300 and one of our friendly admissions advisors will contact you promptly.  

Footnotes

1Massage Therapy Canada. State of the Massage Therapy Industry. Summer 2009.

Bryan College Graduate

“After looking at all the options and attending a few open house nights at other schools, I chose Bryan College - mainly for their small class sizes, outreach opportunities and the feeling I got after taking a tour and speaking to the staff.”  –Patti MacGregor, Massage Therapy Graduate