Massage Therapy in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Mississippi


Around 0.2% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from massage therapy certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 146 massage therapists graduate from Mississippi's 8 massage therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a massage therapy program is Blue Cliff College. Blue Cliff College, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Gulfport. In 2010, 36 students graduated from Blue Cliff College's massage therapy program. The tuition rate at Blue Cliff College was $15,468 per year.

Virginia College-Biloxi, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Biloxi. In 2010, Virginia College-Biloxi graduated 14 students from its massage therapy program. The tuition rate at Virginia College-Biloxi was $12,400 per year.

Delta Technical College, which is located in Horn Lake, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a massage therapy program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. Delta Technical College charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Massage therapy schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $8,523 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,468 per year, or as little as $2,090 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Blue Cliff College - located in Gulfport, students are charged $15,468 per year
  2. Antonelli College - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $14,850 per year
  3. Antonelli College - located in Jackson, students are charged $14,850 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi massage therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southwest Mississippi Community College - located in Summit, students are charged $2,090 per year
  2. Virginia College-Biloxi - located in Biloxi, students are charged $12,400 per year
  3. Antonelli College - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $14,850 per year

A massage therapy certificate from a Mississippi school... what next?

Most people who graduate from massage therapy school in Mississippi go on to work as a massage therapist. Mississippi had 70 massage therapists in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Mississippi massage therapists:

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of massage therapists in Mississippi will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 250 massage therapists working in Mississippi.

Salary

A massage therapist in Mississippi earns $27,750 per year on average.

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in massage therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or sports medicine.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Massage Therapy in Mississippi
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,233 miles from location Mississippi School of Therapeutic Massage Jackson MS n/a n/a n/a
6,251 miles from location Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit MS 17.3155 n/a 2,119
6,225 miles from location Delta Technical College Horn Lake MS 27.9087 n/a 606
6,161 miles from location Virginia College-Biloxi Biloxi MS 30.1094 100% 500
6,186 miles from location Antonelli College Hattiesburg MS 18.8411 n/a 436
6,232 miles from location Antonelli College Jackson MS 16.1027 n/a 394
6,167 miles from location Blue Cliff College Gulfport MS 32.4733 100% 238
6,187 miles from location Healing Touch School of Massage Therapy Hattiesburg MS 26.9852 n/a 8
 

Curious what studying Massage Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Mississippi

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Massage Therapists + 70 $27,750 -22.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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