Massage Therapy Programs

Cortiva Institute doesn’t just teach. We engage, excite and inspire you to make massage therapy your own.

Setting You Apart

  • Automatic student membership in ABMP, the largest massage therapy association in the U.S.
  • Massage therapy courses adapt to how you learn best
  • Innovative, holistic curriculum
  • “Learning by doing”—you give and receive treatments to master your technique
  • Client-centric approach teaches you how to cater your services to their needs

What’s special about our programs

It’s not one thing, but the full Cortiva Institute experience that gives you the tools and confidence to succeed, from our holistic, hands-on curriculum, to expert faculty—all practicing specialists in their field—who guide you every step of the way.

  • A spectrum of therapeutic methods, from age-old approaches to those most in demand and innovative today
  • Dynamic clinical internships built into each program
  • Rigorous program standards—which are higher than states require
  • Practical prep for the Massage & Bodywork exam needed  for your massage therapy certification and licensing

Our holistic curriculum, for 360˚ learning


Whether through the day or evenings.

An affordable path to success

Cortiva Institute helps knock down financial roadblocks, and helps you connect to organizations and employers who do the same.

  • Extensive financing options and in-house loans for those who qualify
  • Automatic membership in professional organization with scholarship opportunities
  • Free liability insurance through membership
  • Student licensure and testing fees paid for by Cortiva Institute, where required
  • Access to 1,000s of employers and jobs who prioritize our graduates for interviews
  • A growing list of employers who offer full or partial tuition reimbursement

Continuing education, to stretch mind, body and spirit

Your massage therapy license is just the beginning: the more you continue to learn, the more you’ll thrive.

Our continuing education programs evolve with industry trends to carry you throughout your career—and help you build the skills you’ll need to expand your practice, and grow your business.

An easy admissions process

It’s simple because we make it all about you:

  • You tell us your needs, goals and aspirations
  • We create an individualized
    experience and schedule for you
  • You join our supportive, inspiring community of students just like you

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“What I love most about Cortiva is that it's a family atmosphere”

Lucy Valle

Lucy Valle
Licensed Massage Therapist
Medical Massage Practitioner
Cortiva Instructor

“Not only was the Cortiva environment extremely inviting, but from a financial and timing standpoint, it was the perfect match”

Erin Weinberger

Erin Weinberger
Licensed Massage Therapist
Cortiva Graduate

“My classmates always had study groups and teachers were always there— so I never felt overwhelmed”

Alex Charles

Alex Charles
Licensed Massage Therapist
Cortiva Graduate