FAQs

 

What are the entrance requirements for the Augusta School of Massage?
What massage therapy topics are covered in the program?
How long is the massage therapy school program?
When do massage therapy classes begin?
Is there a school library for massage therapy students?
Where can I purchase the textbooks I will need for massage classes?
Is there housing available on campus for massage therapy students?
How much does the entire massage therapy program cost?
Once I graduate, how will I find a job as a massage therapist?
How can I get a copy of my training certificate if I lose my original?
Am I certified when I finish the course?
What if I have a grievance or complaint?



What are the entrance requirements for the Augusta School of Massage?
It is easy to get started in the massage therapy program at Augusta School of Massage. There are only a few requirements beyond a high school diploma or equivalent certificate. To view the list of requirements, please see our Admissions page for all the details.

What massage therapy topics are covered in the program?
The curriculum at Augusta School of Massage is a teaching format that includes intensive massage therapy training as well as business education to prepare the student for success after program completion. The massage therapy student is also educated in several necessary areas, including the basics of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology, and allied modalities. The massage school curriculum is primarily based on Swedish massage which serves as the basis for many of the other types taught at the massage school.

How long is the massage therapy school program?
The massage therapy program at Augusta School of Massage is approximately six months. Depending on the start date and how many holidays fall during the given session, it may vary by a week or two.

When do massage therapy classes begin?
we have about 6 classes a year. For exact details on when the next session will begin, please contact us and we will contact you right away.

Is there a school library for massage therapy students?
Augusta School of Massage has a variety of library materials available for student use, including books, professional journals, videos, and audiotapes. Each of these items enriches the students' learning experience and helps them focus on the massage therapy work they will do in the future.

Where can I purchase the textbooks I will need for massage classes?
The students borrow their textbooks not included in tution

Is there housing available on campus for massage therapy students?
Augusta School of Massage is a commuter school and does not have any on-campus housing. However, the school will make an effort to assist out-of-town students in finding suitable housing for the duration of the massage therapy course.

How much does the entire massage therapy program cost?
Tuition for the Augusta School of Massage course is $7500. This fee includes application & enrollment fee, first aid/CPR certification, student liability insurance, a school t-shirt, a starter kit of cream and a holster, a resource notebook and tuition for the course itself. This fee does not include textbooks or seminar fees

Once I graduate, how will I find a job as a massage therapist?
We feel that helping our graduates find employment is a priority at Augusta School of Massage. Although we cannot guarantee placement, once a student has graduated, every effort is made to assist the student in finding satisfying, rewarding work in the field of massage therapy. Augusta School of Massage will keep up-to-date information on hand in the school's administrative offices regarding businesses interested in hiring or contracting professional massage therapists. Recommendations will be made to prospective employers on behalf of qualified graduates, and information on openings in area businesses will be made available.

How can I get a copy of my training certificate if I lose my original?
A student's record remains permanently on file at Augusta School of Massage. As all student records are confidential, students must submit a written request and a $5 fee to obtain copies of these records. The student is free to review his or her records free of charge in the presence of an Augusta School of Massage staff member.

Am I certified when I finish the course?
The massage therapy program at Augusta School of Massage provides students with all of the necessary tools they will need to take, and pass, the certification exam of their choice (the NCTMB or the MBLEx) for massage therapists. The school does provide a certificate of completion, but students must still take and pass one of the national-level certification exams in order to become licensed in most states.

What if I have a grievance or complaint?
Schools accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges must have a published procedure and operational plan for handling student complaints. If a student does not feel that the school has adequately addressed a complaint or concern, the student may consider contacting the Commission. All the complaints considered by the Commission must be in written form, with permission from the complainant(s) for the Commission to forward a copy of the complaint to the school for response. The complainant(s) will be kept informed as to the status of the complaint as well as the final resolution by the Commission.

Please direct all inquiries to:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201 -- (703) 247-4212

A copy of the Commission Complaint Form is available at the school and may be obtained by contacting Leigh Ann Keels, the Director of Augusta School of Massage.

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