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Holistic Health Careers: Massage Therapy Practice in Hospitals

One of the rewarding aspects of a career in massage therapy is that practitioners can choose to work in a variety of settings. One possible career path that might not immediately occur to an aspiring massage therapist is to practice at a conventional hospital. Yet more hospitals are developing patient programs that include massage, creating more more career opportunities. … Read More

Top 5 Holistic Health Careers

Are you looking for a new career that combines your love of helping others with stability and great earning potential? Now is the time to jump into the exciting field of holistic health careers because the demand for natural alternatives to conventional medicine continues to grow. … Read More

Holistic Health Careers: Massage Therapy

A career in massage therapy is one of the most rewarding professions you'll find in the health care field. Some of the benefits of pursuing massage include: An expanding industry and demand for services, flexibility in scheduling and workplace environment, and an accessible career path. In fact, you can complete a degree in massage therapy in less than a year. … Read More

5 Reasons to Consider a Degree in Acupuncture

There are a lot of compelling reasons to consider a degree in acupuncture if you're looking to continue your education or jumpstart a brand new career. From the flexible degree programs to the benefits of pursuing a career helping people, the field has a lot to offer people looking for a next professional step that's both achievable and rewarding. Check out just 5 reasons to consider a degree in acupuncture. … Read More

How to Get a Job after Acupuncture School

Now is a great time to get into the field of acupuncture. As the demand for alternative medicine and more natural approaches to health care increases, the industry is expected to continue to grow by as much as 32 percent by 2022, according to HealthCareCareers.com. Government legislation and insurance companies have begun recognizing acupuncture as a viable course of treatment for a variety of health issues on a more consistent basis, making the professional outlook rosy. But you may be wondering, once you earn your degree, how to get a job after acupuncture school. … Read More

10 Signs You Should Invest In Switching Careers

Do you dream of switching careers? No matter what your reason, you're in good company. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that over one in five workers were determined to find a new job this year, even if they had employment. Reasons for wanting a new job vary, but some common signs indicate you should probably seriously explore not just a new job, but a new career path. Consider investing in switching careers if you: … Read More

How to Change Careers in 2 Years or Less

It's not uncommon to be "stuck" in a job or career that's not really what you want to do with your life. One of the things that holds people back from making a career change is the amount of time it takes – some fields require five to ten years of professional training before you can actually start working. … Read More

Why Holistic Health Careers Are on the Rise

If you're considering holistic health careers, now is a great time to get into the field. Holistic health considers a whole person and emphasizes the connection between their mind, body and spirit — more and more people want treatments that address all three, or therapies that compliment traditional medicine focusing on the body. A growing interest in wellness and healthy living has fueled an increase in the need for practitioners of massage, acupuncture, Chinese medicine and other complementary treatments. … Read More

5 Reasons Why Becoming a Massage Therapist Might Be the Career Path for You

You're interested in finding a new career path and think massage therapy might be the right fit, but just aren't sure. You might wonder: What training is required to practice? What does the lifestyle of a massage therapist look like? What are the long-term prospects for the profession? … Read More

Holistic Health Careers AMC Alumi Spotlight: Renee Skuban

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4 Reasons Careers in Holistic Medicine Are on the Rise

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Massage for Wellness is Needed Everywhere: Top 6 Places to Work

An increased focus on health and well-being is powering the trend toward wellness. In line with this, the number of places people can get a massage for wellness is increasing as well. … Read More

Cost of Massage School

Update December 2018: Due to the popularity of this post, we have written an updated version of "How much does Massage School Cost?." And please be sure to visit our Miami massage school program page. A career in massage therapy is great for many reasons: You get to help people feel better – almost instantly. You can have a flexible schedule, and in many situations, you can even be your own boss. Moreover, you can have huge earning power starting right away. Massage therapists have a median salary of $37,180 per year. And some can make up to $75,390 annually. … Read More

5 Signs It's Time for a New Career

Career changes are not uncommon. Many people reach a point in their lives when they’re ready for a new environment and new opportunities. Sometimes it’s a result of changes that have happened to them personally, and sometimes it’s the result of external factors that affect their lives. Either way, thousands of people every year discover it's time for a new career. Here are five signs you should join them. … Read More

Massage For Wellness: Q&A on the Benefits of Massage

Posted December 28, 2015 by Christy Wood, Campus President & filed under Holistic Medicine, Massage Therapy School

As people discover the benefits of massage therapy, they are turning to the practice more and more to improve their mood and their health. Here are some overarching answers about the use of massage for wellness, and for the treatment of many conditions people may not be aware of. … Read More

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