Now Accepting Applications for April 2020 Enrollment.
Admissions and FAFSA Application Deadline: April 2020
Cayce/Reilly® 700 Hour Massage Therapy Diploma
The full-time program is divided into two semesters of approximately 350 hours each. Each semester is a little more than four months, or eight months total. Students enrolled in the full-time program attend school Monday-Friday approximately 25-30 hours per week.
Students enrolled in the part-time program attend an average of 12-16 hours per week over the course of three semesters. Students attend on a part-time basis during the weekday hours and can expect to complete the entire 700-hour diploma program within 14 months.
All courses required for the 700-hour diploma program are offered in the Evening Studies Program on an annual basis. The Evening Program starts in February of each year only and students complete the entire 700-hour diploma program within 14 months.
Welcome to Cayce Reilly School of Massage®
We’re excited that you’re considering a career as a massage therapist. It’s a great time to enter the growing field of massage therapy! Massage therapists are more in demand now than ever before — the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the demand for massage therapists will increase much faster than other careers in the next 10 years. You will enjoy your new career, too — The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists therapeutic massage as one of the fastest growing career fields with an expected growth rate of 22% over the next 10 years.
We offer a comprehensive and holistic based massage therapy program. In addition to our classes in massage techniques and basic sciences, we also provide business classes, a massage therapy clinic, job placement assistance and lifetime support.
Educating People in the Art and Science of Massage
At the Cayce/Reilly School of Massage, we truly live and breathe our mission statement to offer a quality, comprehensive education in the art and science of massage therapy based on the holistic principles of the Edgar Cayce readings and in the spirit of Dr. Harold J. Reilly. We care about our students and their education.
The Cayce/Reilly Difference!
The Cayce/Reilly® School of Massage excels at offering students a holistic learning environment in the growing field of massage therapy. The mission of the school is to offer a quality, comprehensive education in the art and science of massage therapy based on the holistic principles of the Edgar Cayce readings and in the spirit of Dr. Harold J. Reilly.
The school supports the Association for Research and Enlightenment’s (A.R.E.) mission to provide people with tools for holistic health, spiritual growth and personal empowerment. Students at the Cayce/Reilly® School experience the convergence of technical instruction with the concepts of holism, healing and theory of body/mind/spirit. Students receive instruction in anatomy and physiology, as well as advanced massage techniques. Business development and ethics are also an integral part of our curriculum. The knowledge gained from these courses along with hands-on training will make an exceptionally well-trained and successful massage therapist.
- Established and recognized leader in the holistic health, wellness and healthcare since 1987.
- Leading education exclusively in holistic massage therapy.
- Only massage school in the Hampton Roads Area accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA).
- Driven experts in massage therapy who are committed to your success!
- We make it easy for you to start a new career in as little as eight months!
- Cayce/Reilly® graduates are recruited by employers across the country!
An average of 25% of our students are former military. We are committed to helping you retrain and transition into a new career. Massage therapy offers the opportunity for you to become your own boss and have flexible hours. Our program offers personal transformation and growth. We are proud to support our troops and their families.
Timeless Teachings in a Changing World
Cayce/Reilly students master health science courses like Anatomy and Physiology, Pathology, and Nutrition. The academic offerings also include ethics, business, and Asian theory. Other classes like Body, Mind, Spirit, encourage personal development and growth and a holistic health perspective. Hands-on classes begin with the Cayce/Reilly massage and expand to cover hydrotherapy (pictured), reflexology, Jin Shin Do, and others.
Our well-rounded curriculum prepares our students for employment in any massage career: whether it's a medical setting, chiropractic center, spa, sports therapy, or alternative healing center.