Tuition is $4,500 and includes all textbooks and classes. We offer a convenient interest-free payment plan. A down payment of $750 is due on or before your first day of class. The balance of your tuition may be paid in five monthly payments of $750. We accept cash, personal checks, Visa or MasterCard. In addition to our in-house financing we have a private lending company that we utilize. Arkansas Rehabilitation Services has us a provider for career training. We are now VA approved!
Radiance School of Massage offers a revolving course curriculum which allows students to start at anytime. Day classes are held Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am till 5:00 pm with a 1 hour break for lunch. This schedule allows for course completion in approximately 6 months.
The night schedule is Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:00 pm till 9:30 pm with one Saturday a month. Night class course completion will take approximately 9 months.
500 classroom hours are required for graduation. We welcome transfer students with a certified transcript from an accredited school. We do have a 600 hour option for additional training at an additional cost.
Anatomy and Physiology - 175 hours of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and contraindications to massage therapy. Included are instruction on the human body, its functions, medical terminology, muscle physiology, types and structure, action of lymph and lymphatic tissue in the immune response, nutrition and exercise.
Hygiene and Practical Application - 25 hours of hygiene and infection control. This course trains the student in first aid, disease awareness and prevention, and sanitary procedures relating to massage therapy and self-care.
Hydrotherapy, Electrotherapy and Heliotherapy - 25 hours covering the effective and appropriate use of hydrotherapy, hot and cold packs, salt glows, wet compresses, light therapy and mechanical devices in combination with massage therapy.
Massage Therapy Law, Business Management and Professional Ethics - 25 hours including lectures, marketing and resume writing to teach the student the skills necessary to become successful in the field of massage therapy. Instruction encompasses Arkansas massage therapy law and ethical practices related to massage therapy.
Massage Techniques - 250 hours including many techniques such as Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Essentials Oils and Spa Services.
Supervised Clinical Practice - Maximum of 50 clinicals where the student performs massage on the public. Students apply their training to real client situations. Supervised clinical practice is essential as student transition from beginner to practicing professional.