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Schools Offering Massage Therapy Programs in Michigan

Around 0.2% of Michigan's graduates graduate from massage therapy certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 662 massage therapists graduate from Michigan's 27 massage therapy schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a massage therapy program is Carnegie Institute, which is located in Troy. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, Carnegie Institute graduated 3 students from its massage therapy program. Students at Carnegie Institute paid $9,887 per year in tuition fees.

Everest Institute-Grand Rapids, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a massage therapy program. It is located in Grand Rapids. 62 students graduated with certificate in massage therapy from Everest Institute-Grand Rapids in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Michigan that has a massage therapy program is Everest Institute-Southfield. Everest Institute-Southfield, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Southfield. In 2010, 72 students graduated from Everest Institute-Southfield massage therapy program. Students at Everest Institute-Southfield paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


Massage therapy schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $4,814 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $19,790 per year, or as little as $2,106 per year. The Michigan massage therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Siena Heights University - located in Adrian, students are charged $19,790 per year
  2. Davenport University - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $11,964 per year
  3. Carnegie Institute - located in Troy, students are charged $9,887 per year

The massage therapy schools in Michigan that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
  2. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year
  3. Schoolcraft College - located in Livonia, students are charged $2,610 per year

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

The highest percentage of massage therapy graduates in Michigan pursue careers as a massage therapist. If you decide to work as a massage therapist in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,580 Michigan massage therapists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Michigan massage therapists:

  1. Lapeer County - 350 massage therapists
  2. Wayne County - 280 massage therapists
  3. Clinton County - 140 massage therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of massage therapists in Michigan will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,550 massage therapists working in Michigan.


A massage therapist in Michigan makes an average of $36,920 per year. However, Michigan massage therapists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,990 per year to more than $92,100 per year in 2010. A massage therapist in the following Michigan counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Clinton County - $47,410 per year
  2. Washtenaw County - $45,760 per year
  3. Ottawa County - $45,390 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for massage therapists:

  1. Genesee County - $21,820 per year
  2. Wayne County - $29,000 per year
  3. Lapeer County - $32,930 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in massage therapy and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Massage Therapy in Michigan
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy in Michigan

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Massage Therapists 1,580 $36,920

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