Massage therapist giving a person a massage

Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy Licensure Program at College of DuPage offers clinical experience in our dedicated facilities. With its convenient location and access to the comprehensive resources of COD, this program is the right choice for your next step.

Program instructors have 10 to 30 years of career experience, bringing you up-to-date, in-depth study of Western approaches, including the most popular massage techniques, such as Swedish, seated, prenatal, sports and clinical. This well-established, short-term program offers small class sizes, flexible scheduling and thorough exam preparation.

Virtual Information Sessions

Students are required to attend this introduction prior to starting the program. Topics covered include course logistics, career expectations and an overview of massage therapy curriculum. The information session is free and registration is required. There are no pre-requisites prior to admission, however requirements are over 18 years old and either a high school diploma or GED.  

Information sessions for Summer 2022 enrollment will take place on campus at SRC 1125.

April 20 6 p.m. (Virtual)
May 10 6 p.m. 

Register today!

*Please specify Massage Therapy when registering. 

Classes for incoming students begin the week of May 31, 2022

UPDATE: Summer 2022 Course Changes

BMAST 0105 001 will now meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Please note these are different days than listed in class schedule.
BMAST 0105 002 will now meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Please note these are different times than what are listed in the class schedule. 

Massage Therapy Licensure Program Overview

Our one-year program includes lecture and hands-on training in the theory and practice of various modalities of massage, and also incorporates business principles, communication, ethics, the sciences of kinesiology and pathophysiology and clinical studies. Books and fees are approximately $300 to $400

Following is the class sequencing:  

  • MT Wellness Terminology-$960
  • MT Sports & Spa-$480
  • MT Techniques 1-$1200
  • MT Business-$720

  • MT Anatomy and Physiology-$960
  • MT Muscles and Movement-$720
  • MT Prenatal and Special Populations-$480
  • MT Clinic Basics-$360
  • MT Professional Development–Outreach-$300
  • MT Techniques 2-$1200

  • MT Ethics-$360
  • MT Pathophysiology-$720
  • MT Licensure Exam Preparation-$360
  • MT Professional Development–Clinic-$660
  • MT Techniques 3-$1200


Upon successful completion of the College of DuPage Massage Therapy program, you will be eligible and prepared to take the MBLEx exam for Illinois state licensure. COD's pass rate is 98%. 

Options and Flexibility

Day and evening classes. Flexible program sequence and extended course of studies are available upon discussion with program manager. For more information, contact us at (630) 942-2208 or email

Payment Options

Visit our financial options page to learn about payment plans and alternative loans.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110
(630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Continuing Education Summer 2022 Course Offerings