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It's not too late to enroll for January 2024 Classes!

Classes begin January 8, 2024 in Nashua, NH and Harrison, ME

Contact Roxanne Cunningham to schedule a personal tour of our school and have your questions answered.
774.365.3283 or info@nhita.com

Download our school catalog.
Financial aid available to those who qualify.

Map showing locations of our massage therapy schools in Maine and New Hampshire

The Massage Therapy Profession

Massage therapy is a 21st century healing art grounded in science and research. Applications range from pain management to wellness regimes. It is and will be a healthcare discipline that promotes natural healing and remediation for people in great need of healthy support and interventions, in both calm and turbulent times. New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts School of Massage Therapy offers state of the art training, partaking of the evolutionary and traditional.

NHITA Massage Therapy Training Programs

With locations in Harrison, Maine and Nashua, NH, NHITA is a massage therapy school offering a comprehensive ten and twelve month professional-level, career-oriented massage therapy certification program of day or evening classes.

NHITA has been helping students achieve their career goals for over 35 years. We train individuals in a diversity of skills, giving you options to work in private practice, group practice or in a range of other settings such as spas, health clubs, hospitals, physical therapy and chiropractic offices.

NHITA welcomes veterans and has numerous years assisting veterans in reaching their educational goals'; obtaining quality training in massage therapy. The Institute is licensed by the states of Maine and New Hampshire and approved by the New Hampshire and Maine State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Programs for persons eligible for Veterans Benefits.

Will Llewellyn, B.S., LMT

When I began investigating massage schools, I lived in northeastern Vermont at the time. I didn't choose the closest school or the one that cost the least. I chose the best. I chose NHITA.

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New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts is the only school in the states of Maine and New Hampshire that is accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). COMTA is the only independent accrediting agency for the massage therapy profession recognized by the United States Department of Education. Being accredited by this agency means NHITA has achieved recognition for meeting detailed and challenging standards.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

After reviewing the information about the NHITA massage therapy program, contact us at either campus to discuss your personal needs and career goals. You are also welcome to contact us for a printed catalog.


Applications are now being accepted for our 10-month program at our Nashua, NH school, and for our 12-month program at our Nashua, NH and Harrison, ME schools. Program start dates are as follows:

Start Dates Nashua, NH Harrison, ME
12-Month Program January 8, 2024 January 8, 2024
10-Month Program September 3, 2024 n/a

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NHITA National Board Pass Rates for 2022-2023 were 98%, and are typically 20-30% higher than the national average. [more info]