Are you ready to take the next step?

At Lake Superior College, safety is our top priority. As we look forward to the Fall Semester of 2021, our Massage Therapy Program will be transitioning back to a fully in person format. Many COVID related precautions, such as requiring masks and social distancing, will be remain in place as we work to ensure a safe and productive learning environment. We look forward to seeing you. Please feel free to contact Cassandra Jordan with any questions, at [email protected].


Are you interested in a career in massage therapy? Would you like to make a positive impact in people’s lives? Graduates from the massage therapy program at Lake Superior College are well-versed in the art, science, and business of massage. Here at LSC, you’ll gain the skill to work in any setting, from clinical to spa, and will gain the knowledge to have a long and healthy career as an employee, independent contractor, or business owner. Massage is a powerful tool to assist in pain management, and to improve the quality of people’s lives in any setting, Enroll today to become a part of the rapidly growing profession of massage therapy.

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Program Features

  • Two semesters
  • Each semester includes some on campus
  • Sit in on a class to find out if massage therapy is for you! Contact [email protected].

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

Skills and Knowledge

  • 780 hours of instruction
  • Learn therapeutic massage and its applications in basic stress reduction, as well as advanced techniques for pain management and recovery
  • Learn specialties such as prenatal, sports, oncology massage and more
  • Learn the effects of massage physiologically, and how we interact with all the systems of the body
  • Create a plan for successful career development tailored to you, regardless of the path you intend to take

Program Format

Day Cohort: All classes are in person, between the hours of 9:00am and about 2:30 p.m. depending on the day. Courses start in the Fall Semester and students graduate the following May.

Night Cohort: Lecture classes are online, and hands on courses are either in person or hybrid depending on the nature of the course. In person courses are two to three days a week depending on the semester starting at 6:00 p.m., and eight Saturdays a semester from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This track starts in Spring Semester, and students graduate the following December.

“The LSC massage program has been the best educational decision of my life.”

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Amarah Parks
Amarah ParksAlum, Massage Therapy Diploma

Career Information

SuperStrong® Career & Interest Assessment

Find out what your interests and strengths are with this 10-minute online assessment. Then see what careers and programs at Lake Superior College may line up with them!
Learn more about this program at the next Healthcare Program Open House


Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The massage therapy degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

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    Lake Superior College massage therapy graduates are approved to take the board exam. The Lake Superior College massage program is also approved for credit by the Minnesota State University and College System.

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