Frequently Asked Questions

When can I start?
What makes the NIM program unique?
What do I receive when I complete my training?
Where do massage therapists find employment?
Does NIM have a Placement Office?
Is NIM Accredited?
How much is the tuition?
Does NIM offer financial aid?
Does NIM have parking available?

When can I start? You can begin the program in October, January, April or July. You can start the process today by contacting Admissions or click here for a catalog.

What makes the NIM program unique? NIM teaches the powerful healing combination of massage and a positive therapeutic relationship. Understanding the importance of working with skill, knowlege, and intent, NIM and its faculty have prepared outstanding massage therapists for many years. Innovative educational leadership keeps NIM at the forefront of the growing complementary health care field through ongoing research and program development. Dynamic experienced faculty members, each a professional in his/her own field, enhance their classes with the expertise that comes from first hand experience. Committed students work together from their first day of school to share the transformational process of this training. top

What do I receive when I complete my training? Upon successful completion of the Massage Therapy Program , graduates receive a NIM diploma. Upon successful completion of the Clinical Massage Therapy Program , graduates receive an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Both programs make you eligible and prepared to sit for the Ohio State Medical Board and the National Certification Exam in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. top

Where do massage therapists find employment? The need for skilled massage therapists grows daily. Common work settings for Massage Therapists include:

  • Private practice
  • Physical therapy and chiropractic clinics
  • Spas and salons
  • Health clubs and gyms
  • Resorts and hotels
  • Athletic teams
  • Rehabilitation centers and hospitals
  • Corporate wellness programs top

Does NIM have a Placement Office? We maintain a Career Services and Placement Office dedicated to your professional success. Lifetime placement services, individual career counseling, extensive job listings, and referrals are only some of the opportunities available to our students and graduates. Surveys reveal that employers seek out NIM graduates because of their professionalism and competence. top

Is NIM accredited? NIM is accredited by the Accrediting Councul for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), registered by the Ohio Board of Career Colleges and Schools and approved by the Medical Board of the State of Ohio. top

How much is the tuition? Tuition information is available by requesting information or by contacting Admissions. top

Does NIM offer financial aid? Federal Financial Aid is available for students who qualify - Subsidized Stafford Loans, Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, Plus Loans (for parents), and Pell Grants. No-interest payment plans and other financial assistance programs are also available. Send for our information packet to learn more. top

Does NIM have parking available? Yes. Parking is available in a lighted, on-site lot. NIM is also accessible by public transportation. top

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