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    Lackawanna CollegeContinuing EducationMassage TherapistGainful Employment – Massage Therapist

    Gainful Employment – Massage Therapist


    How much will this program cost me?

    Tuition, including CPR, books, massage table, and exam fee: $5,500

    What other costs are there for this program?

    Physical: $100
    Background check: $10
    State license fee: $80
    Scrubs: $25

    Total cost: $5,715


    What are my financing options to pay for the program?

    Financial Aid is available to eligible applicants. A student may receive a Federal Pell Grant and/or Federal Stafford Loans. In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 50 percent of graduates used loans to finance their education.

    The median debt for program graduates:

    Federal loans: $0

    Occupations and SOC codes

    What Occupation(s) will this program prepare me to enter (SOC codes)?

    31-9011 – Massage Therapists

    Other related occupations:

    39-5094 – Skincare specialists
    39-9031 – Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors
    25-3021 – Self-enrichment education teachers


    How long will it take to complete the program?

    Full-time takes 8-9 months
    * One hundred percent of graduates are expected to finish in this time.

    What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

    * The job placement rate for students who complete the program is yet to be calculated.

    Will I be able to pay back my student loans?

    Ninety-six percent of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.

    * Lackawanna College’s first Massage Therapist students are currently enrolled in the program. Data on completion and employment rates are forthcoming.