Gould’s Massage Therapy Program is comprehensive. You’ll leave with a broad scope of capabilities including everything you need to offer a diverse set of skills to your future clients. You will start by taking general courses to build a solid foundation in your understanding of massage therapy.
Gould’s Academy is owned and operated by P & D, LLC, Philip Gould and David Gould and offers an exciting curriculum taught by highly trained, industry-experienced educators.
The two semester program is designed to prepare students to become nationally certified. Upon graduation and certification students are eligible to take the Mblex exam and when passed can apply for their massage therapy license.
“The Massage Therapy Certificate is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary
for graduates to take the national exam to become licensed Massage Therapists. Licensed Massage Therapists work in many settings including Day Spas, Physicians and Chiropractic offices, wellness centers, at hotels, resorts or country clubs or in private practice. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 21 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will likely increase as
more healthcare providers understand the benefits of massage and these services become part of treatment plans. Texas ranks third in the nation for employed licensed massage therapists (California and Florida rank 1 and 2) The BLS indicates the annual median wage for Massage Therapists in Texas is $42,820 or $20.59 per hour. Massage Therapists help clients overcome injury, relieve stress, and generally live healthier lives. The two semester program is designed to prepare students
to become nationally certified. Upon graduation and certification students are eligible to take the Mblex exam and when passed can apply for their massage therapy license.”
As a fully accredited Massage Therapy School, Avenue Five Institute is proud to offer a 750-hour program that has been approved by established national standards (Nationally Accredited by the NACCAS).
In addition to the experience you’ll gain working in the Avenue Five student spa facilities, as a student in this program, you’ll also have the opportunity to complete a professional internship in a clinical massage setting. Internships can be a great way to get a feel for your new career and make helpful industry connections before you graduate.
8620 Burnet Rd #300,
Austin, TX 78757