Massage Therapy

How to Make a Successful Second Career in Massage Therapy

Did you know that 82% of massage therapists began in the field as a second career? Mark McCray broke out of a stressful career and into massage therapy after graduating from the certification program at National University of Health Sciences in 2002.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Massage Therapy

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with a Massage Therapy License

If you want to learn more about how to become a massage therapist, you should know that job prospects in this field are among the most promising!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of massage therapists is projected to increase 24 percent from 2016 to 2026. This demand is above average compared to other occupations, which in turn is a huge advantage. In the $12.1 billion massage therapy industry, today’s massage therapists have a wide variety of choices when it comes to what type of massage he or she would like to practice.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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Massage Therapy

The Overall Benefits of Massage Therapy and Why We Need More Massage Therapists

What comes to mind when you hear the term “massage therapy”? Candles? Relaxation? Aromatherapy? Spa days? Luxury? Medicine?

If you’re like many Americans, the word “medicine” may not even be on the list. However, research by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) shows that 50 percent of Americans sought a massage for health-related reasons in the last year.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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Massage Therapy

A Career Guide to Becoming a Massage Therapist (Downloadable Resource)

If you are interested in learning more about how to become a massage therapist, you probably have a lot of questions about the industry, career outlook, how to select a program, and the best way to successfully and easily navigate the admissions process.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Massage Therapy

The Value of Pursuing a Career in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

In a world where technology and business are growing, so are chronic disease, obesity, depression, and anxiety. Nowadays, people are searching for ways to improve their quality of life. With interest in fitness and wellness on the rise, the mainstream media has helped spread awareness of how complementary and alternative medicine can be utilized to improve health.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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Massage Therapy

4 Massage Therapy Specializations Worth Considering

For many health care providers, incorporating massage therapy into their practices is a new and effective way to help their patients maintain health or recover from illness. Patients understand the value of massage. After all, almost 40 million adult Americans had a massage at least once between 2014 and 2015 according to the American Massage Therapy Association Consumer Surveys. However, what many people don't know is that massage therapists often specialize in specific areas of practice.

But why choose to specialize?

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Massage Therapy

5 Reasons to Get a Massage Therapy Certificate in Your Gap Year

Your last semester of high school can be simultaneously exciting and terrifying: on the one hand, you’re about to graduate, and the world is going to open up to you in an entirely new way. On the other hand, the adults in your life are constantly asking what you’re planning to do with your life after graduation.

If you’re one of the growing numbers of people who have decided to participate in a gap year, you’ll have more time to figure out your future. By taking a year-long break after graduating high school, you have a wonderful opportunity to explore your options and maximize your personal growth before heading to college. An excellent option during this time is to pursue a massage therapy certificate, which will benefit you in the five ways described below.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Massage Therapy

Why Moms Are Going Back to School for Massage Therapy

In today’s society, new moms are returning to the workforce sooner than ever before, and dual-income families have become the norm.

For some women, having a family means starting a new career. Whether that’s because a current job has inflexible hours or minimal pay, many go on to find success in a new career later in life. That may sound intimidating at first, but it’s much more feasible than you might think.

If you're interested in learning more about how to become a massage therapist, we hope you'll keep reading our blog article below!

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Massage Therapy

4 Alternative Medical Careers that Help Change Lives

Most people who enter the medical field do so, at least in part, because they hope to have a positive impact on the lives of their patients. As demand increases for alternative medicine in its various forms, National University of Health Sciences is proud to offer the opportunity to pursue an education in holistic, evidence based, patient centered health care that goes beyond the limits of traditional Western medicine. Below are four such careers:

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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