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Is a Career in Massage Therapy Right for You? Find Out!


You can heal others. You can achieve career independence. You can create the life of your dreams through our massage therapy classes. East West College is a professional bodywork school whose mission is to educate and enrich our community through the art and science of massage therapy training. Founded in 1972, East West has become the largest privately owned massage school in the U.S. Over 90% of our students pass massage board licensing exams, consistently higher than the average pass rates.

Our amazing 50,000-square-foot campus is located in the Lloyd District of Northeast Portland, Oregon. At East West College, you can begin creating a strong massage career while enjoying beautiful, quirky Portland. Choose from multiple public transportation options, or reach campus via convenient bike lanes. Once on campus, you’ll enjoy access to spacious classrooms with plenty of natural light, a comfortable student lounge, and dedicated student practice space.

For over four decades, our school of massage has jump-started successful massage careers. Our 800-hour program combines rigorous academics in the sciences with practical, hands-on experience. In our Portland massage clinic, students hone their massage technique while also practicing professional client communication. At East West College, you can prepare to earn your Oregon massage license while exploring a range of massage modalities through our expansive collection of elective massage classes. You can follow your passion while making a difference in the lives of others. You can learn how to become a massage therapist and enter into this high-demand job market in little over a year. Contact us today and start on your new career path as a massage therapist.

Are You Massage Training Ready? Find Out!

Take The East West College “Massage Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.




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Since 1972, East West College has prepared graduates for successful massage careers. We empower students with deep knowledge on the art and science of massage. We enrich the Portland, OR community through our massage clinic and outreach events. And we support current massage therapists with continuing education workshops. Together, East West College alumni, instructors, and students foster health through massage. Call or email today to learn how you can join in our mission to make a difference through the healing powers of massage.

East West College of the Healing Arts   |   525 NE Oregon Street   |   Portland, OR 97232   |   503 233 6500   |