Advanced Massage Therapy Program

Get the skills you need to become a certified massage therapist with MaKami College’s 3,000-hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy (ACMT) program in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta.

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Why MaKami College Massage Therapy School?

If you are compassionate and enjoy helping others, then earning a diploma in massage therapy diploma from MaKami College will give you the hands-on training to master and refine your massage therapy skills and techniques. Our massage therapy courses offer the highest level of massage therapy training in Alberta, including plenty of hands-on training with potential clientele as well as practicum placements where you can practice your new skills.

Our iPad-based blended program combines online and in-classroom training, giving you the flexibility to complete the theory courses online, then practice and apply your skills in the classroom with an experienced instructor by your side. Each new student is provided a new iPad loaded with course curriculum, bringing education literally to your fingertips where and when you want it. To complete your training, learn and apply practical hands-on skills on site in our student massage clinic and gain new clientele that will prepare you for the start of your new career.

With plenty of one-on-one support such as tutoring, ESL, counselling and more, MaKami massage therapy school graduates enter the field with the knowledge and expertise to confidently pursue their professional massage therapy career as a RMT. We have massage therapy school graduates from our Calgary and Edmonton campuses that not only enjoy successful careers in Alberta but some have gone on to work across Canada and around the world. Have confidence in your skills as you enter the workforce by receiving the highest level of massage therapy training available in Alberta!

Eligibility and Admissions

Education Requirements & Prerequisites

We require a minimum level of education and a study permit for international students.

See if you’re eligible with our pre-approval survey or by speaking to a Student Advisor to check our specific program prerequisites.

When Does the Next Semester Start?

Our licensed massage therapy diploma programs start every two months. Contact a student advisor for more information on upcoming program start dates at your chosen campus.

What are the Application Requirements for an International Student?

To apply as an International Student, you must be 17 years of age or older, you must provide international educational documentation for review, you must obtain and provide evidence of a study permit, among other requirements. Learn more by visiting our International Students page.

How Do I Cancel My Application?

Requests for withdrawals and refunds must be in writing. Please refer to Alberta Student Enrollment Contracts attached in your orientation package for detailed information and cost calculation on refunds.

Additional Helpful Program Information

Where is the Massage Therapy Program Offered

MaKami College offers our ACMT massage therapy program at the following campuses in Calgary and Edmonton.

MaKami College Edmonton campus in Bonnie Doon Mall

MaKami College Edmonton

Located in the Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre

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MaKami College Calgary NE campus in Marlborough Mall

MaKami College Calgary NE

MaKami’s newest campus is located on the city’s northeast inside Marlborough Mall

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Interested in the Massage Therapy Program at MaKami College?

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Student Success Stories

Our students go on to do amazing things! Here’s what some MaKami Alumni are doing with their advanced massage therapy training.

Allison – Gaining Confidence and a Path to a New Career 

Allison Taylor worked as a health care aide before deciding to enroll in MaKami College's Business Administration certificate program.

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The Jones Family – Finding the Support They Needed to Thrive

Richard Jones and his children discovered renewed purpose in their lives and careers after graduating from MaKami College’s Business Administration program.

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Jennifer – Pursuing a Career with a Healthy Work-Life Balance 

After working as a nurse for 20 years, Jennifer Miller decided to become a massage therapist so she could have more of a work-life balance.

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