RMTs are highly-trained health care professionals, offering valuable holistic and complementary therapies.
Registered massage therapists assess and treat dysfunction and injury to soft tissues and joints of the body. RMT's use manual and physical methods to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function and promote health.
Massage Therapy provides a career with Immediate employability. Registered Massage Therapist are highly sought after in all areas of the country.
RMTs work in a wide variety of contexts:
With so many career opportunities in the field of massage therapy the career flexibility is endless. RMT’s can work across Canada, or throughout the world. We've had graduates working in many countries including Italy, Switzerland, and Australia, as well as every province in Canada. Some of our grads have worked with sports teams such as the Vancouver Canucks, national cycling and ski teams. Build the career that suits you today!
RMT’s can structure their work around other life commitments such as family, hobbies, or sports pursuits. This elevates quality of life, and decreases stress. It is one of the few healthcare careers where you can make your own schedule.
RMT’s often work with other health professionals in a positive, low-stress environment, with patients that are invested in contributing to their own wellness. Working with those seeking your knowledge and skills is very rewarding and contributes to job satisfaction.
RMT’s are in demand, highly respected, and enjoy cross referrals from other health professionals. Registered Massage Therapy is covered by most health care insurance programs making it an accessible, affordable option for patients, and a financially stable career option as soon as you enter the workforce.
You’re a high-achiever, self-motivated, with a strong internal work ethic. You want to make a meaningful contribution to the healthcare system but not necessarily in a hospital setting. You’d like to have the option to run your own business, set your own hours and engage at a deeper level with your patients.
You’re a people person. You’re tactile. You’re fascinated by the human body and its intricate inner workings.
You’re attracted to a challenge. Especially one that brings you into alignment with your dual interests: science and health care.
You may have university level sciences – like anatomy and physiology – under your belt. Or you may have strong basics, Biology 12 and English 12 from high school.
You could be coming from another health care profession, such as nursing, or an altogether different field, such as teaching, but you are focused on achieving your goals.
You’re typically in your 20s or 30s, but may be older or younger with a clear direction in mind.