Where Can I work as a Massage Therapist?

After a yearlong journey, you have finally graduated from a massage therapy school in Miami, passed the MBLEx (Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination), and received your massage therapy license from the State of Florida Massage Therapy Board... … Read More

What Is the MBLEx Exam? Why Is it Important?

Posted March 25, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under massage school

The MBLEx (also stylized as MBLEX or Mblex) stands for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination. It is a standardized examination that tests the critical knowledge needed to practice massage therapy. The MBLEx is administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB), which is recognized professional organization in the US that oversees the regulation of massage therapy practice. Since the MBLEx is nationally administrated by the FSMTB, passing the exam it has become a licensing requirement in 49 states, including Florida. … Read More

How to Save on Acupuncture School Tuition

Posted March 13, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College

Acupuncture and Massage College opened in 1983 as the first acupuncture school in Florida. For more than 30 years, we have seen countless graduates make positive changes in their personal and professional lives. … Read More

The Informal Florida Acupuncture School Directory

Posted March 04, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College

Disclaimer: The information provided in the table below is for informational purposes only and may not necessarily reflect the most up-to-date information about an educational institution or program. The information provided reflects information originally gathered on December 23, 2018. Please see citations and notes for more information. Furthermore, nothing in this blog post is intended to convey any negative or positive message about any institution. For the most up-to-date information about a particular institution or program, please contact each institution directly. While doing research on the cost of acupuncture schools, it quickly came to my attention that there were few credible sources that listed the tuition prices for ACAOM-accredited acupuncture schools on a state by state basis. … Read More

The Most Important Things to Look for in an Acupuncture School

Posted February 21, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College

If you’re set on becoming a licensed acupuncture physician in Florida (or elsewhere), then deciding which acupuncture school to attend is perhaps the most important career decision you can make. … Read More

Is Acupuncture School Worth It?

Posted February 14, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College

If you’ve reading this article, then it’s safe to assume that you’re considering becoming an acupuncturist and enrolling in an acupuncture school in Florida. And like most prospective students, you’re concerned about the high cost of acupuncture school. … Read More

How to Become a Professional Acupuncturist

Posted February 04, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College

If you're currently considering a career in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine or have some lingering questions about AOM programs, then hopefully this post will be helpful as we plan to cover more educational and career information about the profession over the next couple of weeks. … Read More

Massage Therapy Curriculum at Acupuncture and Massage College in Miami, FL

Posted January 28, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under massage school

In a previous article, we discussed the core massage therapy courses required by the State of Florida. In all, the courses numbered 500 hours in total classroom hours. However, since most massage therapy programs have longer curriculum, it is helpful to analyze an actual curriculum as an example. In this article, we will analyze and evaluate the massage therapy school curriculum of Acupuncture and Massage College in Miami, Florida. This way, you can get an accurate idea of what our program courses are like. … Read More

What to Look for in a Massage Therapy School

Posted January 15, 2019 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under massage school

Over the past few weeks, we have discussed what to look for in a massage therapy school in Miami. So far, we've covered the quantitative and qualitative details to look for. In short, this information gives you an idea of the quality of education of the school, your financial responsibilities, and your employment prospects. They are: … Read More

Massage School Tuition, Loans, Mblex, and Job Placement Rates

Posted January 07, 2019 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under massage therapy school

Disclaimer: The information in this blog has been stylized for entertainment purposes and should not be taken as an official source. For official numbers and statistics from the institution, please see our consumer disclosures page. In the last article, we discussed that the most important things to look for in a massage therapy school in Florida are State of Florida Massage Therapy Board approval and National-accreditation. In this article, we’ll explore some of the additional statistics, information, and feedback to look for when evaluating massage schools in Miami, FL. … Read More

Understanding Massage School Accreditation in Florida

Posted December 31, 2018 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under massage therapy school

Deciding which massage school in Miami to attend is perhaps the most important career decision you can make. Because massage therapy education is expensive and requires a lot of time to complete, you need to carefully evaluate the pros and cons of every prospective massage therapy school in Miami that you’re considering enrolling in. In this article, we're going to discuss the importance of choosing a state-approved and nationally-accredited massage school. … Read More

What is the Required Massage Therapy Curriculum in Florida?

In the last article, we discussed how long it takes to graduate from massage therapy school in Florida. We learned that most massage therapy programs are a minimum of 500 hours long. This requirement means that most massage programs are at least 6 months long. Since most massage schools in Miami include additional courses in their curriculums, many programs end up being closer to 750 hours long, so you can expect to be in massage school for approximately 8 to 9 months. However, longer programs often have many advantages over shorter programs. For example, many longer massage therapy programs offer specialization certificates, which demonstrates competency in a specific massage modality, and gives those graduates a professional advantage. In this article, we discuss what the massage therapy curriculum is like. Hopefully, this will give you an idea of what massage classes are like. … Read More

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