Massage Therapy Degree in 9 Months: Fremont College | Cerritos, California (Los Angeles/Orange County)

Massage Therapy School for Southern California

Earn your diploma and start your new career in just 9 months.

Program Highlights:
  • Program is approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) *
  • Over 14% increase in jobs between 2014 and 2024, with over 50,000 new job openings during this time **
  • Use a wide variety of industry standard equipment

* School number SCH0063 ** Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Train for a rewarding career as a Massage Therapist

Do you have a soothing effect on others? Does health and wellness interest you? If you are a people-person who enjoys helping others relax and relieve tension, why not turn your talent into a career? Fremont College can help you transform your skills into an exciting and rewarding Massage Therapy career in just 9 months.

Education is important for those looking to start a new career in massage therapy. At Fremont College, we want to make sure that each and every student graduating from our program has the tools they need to succeed. Not every school is accredited, and not every school can say that their Massage Therapy program is approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). If you’re ready to fast track your career fill out our form to schedule a one-on-one session with one of our friendly mentors.
* CAMTC approved school numbers SCH0063

Become Fully Prepared to Take The Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx)

In 2015, significant changes to the certification process for massage therapists were implemented, most notably the requirement to pass the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). The Massage Therapy School at Fremont College has diligently stayed on top of these changes to assure that our students are fully prepared to pass the exam, acquire their certification, and start their entry-level career upon graduation. To request more information about the massage therapist school at Fremont College call (800) 373-6668 or fill out our contact form at the top of this page.

Are Massage Therapists in Demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Massage Therapy jobs is expected to increase over 14% between 2014 and 2024, with almost 50,000 job openings during this time.

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Possible Career Options After Fremont Diploma

  • Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)
  • Spa Body Therapist
  • Medical Massage Therapist
  • Hotel Massage Therapist
  • Special Event Massage Therapist

Important Qualities of a Massage Therapist


Massage therapists need to listen carefully to clients in order to understand what they want to achieve through massage sessions.


Massage therapists must evaluate each client’s needs and recommend the best treatment on the basis of that person’s needs.


Massage therapists must give clients a positive experience, which requires building trust between therapist and client. Making clients feel comfortable is necessary for therapists to expand their client base.


Massage therapists may give several treatments during a workday and have to stay on their feet throughout massage appointments.


Massage therapists must be strong and able to exert pressure through a variety of movements of the arms and hands when manipulating a client’s muscles.

What Do Massage Therapists Do?

  • Talk with clients about symptoms, medical history, and desired results
  • Evaluate clients to locate painful or tense areas of the body
  • Manipulate muscles or other soft tissues of the body
  • Guide: Provide clients with guidance on stretching, strengthening, overall relaxation, and how to improve their posture
  • Document client’s condition and progress

Where do Massage Therapists Work?

  • Massage Franchises/Private offices
  • Spas/Resorts/Hotels
  • Clients’ Home or Office
  • Hospitals/Rehab Centers
  • Chiropractic/Physical Therapy Offices
  • Mobile Massage/Cruise Ships

Fremont Difference

Fremont College makes it possible to obtain the required practice hours to apply for Massage Therapy Certification in just nine months. Students of our Massage Therapy program encounter opportunities to practice modern techniques in the real world by attending sporting events throughout Southern California. As a student at our Cerritos college location, you will be near a number of top Cerritos attractions such as the Cerritos Towne Center, Heritage Park, Cerritos Mall, Liberty Park and Fitness Center, Don Knabe Community Regional Park, and the Cerritos Sculpture Garden to name a few. If you’ve been searching for the best massage therapy schools in southern California, you need to speak with one of our friendly mentors to learn how our college is quickly becoming the top choice for a number of people just like you. Our campus is conveniently located near South Los Angeles, Orange County, and Long Beach, California. Continue reading to learn more about the Fremont difference and how the Fremont College massage program in Cerritos, CA can prepare you for a rewarding entry level career in less than one year.

Accelerated Diploma Program

Complete Fremont College’s Massage Therapy program in just 9 months.

Mentoring From Expert Instructors

Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students’ learning experience.

Flexible Scheduling

Complete your program with day or evening courses on campus.

Student Collaboration

Work with your fellow students to learn and grow together.

Career Services

Receive expert career advice and assistance to help you find a job in your field.

Hands-on Training

Students have opportunities to practice the techniques they learn in the classroom in real world settings at local events.

Small Class Sizes

Learn in a small class setting with more one-on-one instructor interaction.

Peer Tutoring

Get help from your fellow students at no cost.

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