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Distance Learning Massage Therapy Certification Program

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Level I Live Training Begins August 8, 2023
71 Hours of Online Classes Must Be Complete to Attend!


Join us at your leisure! 

We are elated to be offering a full 750 hour massage certification program, allowing you to move at your own pace through the content.  Students can enroll anytime throughout the year, and have two full years to complete all online and live hands on hours.  

The program is desined for:

- Those who work full time

- Those who live in rural areas and cannot relocate for education

- Those who need more time to complete the full 750 hours of education 

- Those who prefer the comfort of home to learn in    


Students will move through all lecture based content online, watching and listening to pre-recorded lectures, completing homework assignments, quizzes and projects.  Prior to enrollment, students will be responsible for finding an LMT to work with them as a mentor, as they move through the duration of the program.  Sacred Roots Massage School of Montana will offer three live intensives each year, where the live hands on hours will be completed.   

What Is The Cost?

The total cost of the online program is $9,105.00

The Cost Includes:

- 252 live hands on hours

- 360 online hours

- All text books and classroom supplies

- Massage Cupping Set 

- Online support, communication, and zoom Q & A circles

- Mentorship Communication 

- Online assignment grading 

- Exam Coach Study Platform 

- Student Insurance 

Not included in the tuition is:

- Cost of mentorship ~$4,095.00

- Massage Table & Linens ~$400.00-$800.00

- EMBLEx $265.00

- Cost of licensing in Montana $140.00

Does Sacred Roots Massage School Offer Payment Plans?


Payment Plan I - Payment in Full 5% discount $8649.75

Payment Plan II - $2500.00 Deposit followed by 12 montly payments of $550.41

Payment Plan III - $2500.00 Deposit followed by 15 monthly payments of $440.33

Payment Plan IV - $2500.00 Deposit followed by 18 monthly payments of $366.94

Tuition must be paid in full for transcripts to be released.  Transcripts are needed for licensure.

What Do I Need To Know About The Mentorship?

Prior to applying, individuals are encouraged to team up with an LMT to mentor with throughout the duration of the program. Mentors will also need to apply, and are encouraged to have a minimum of three years experience practicing as a licensed massage therapist. Students will begin working with mentor after completion of Level I Live Intensive. 

Students will spend a total of 138 hours with their mentor

- 20 hours of The Art of Massage II

- 20 hours of The Art of Massage III

- 15 hours The Art of Massage IV 

- 10 hours of Integration 

- 21 hours of Assessment, Treatment Planning & Documentation

- 52 hours of Student Clinic 

When Are The Live Intensive Hands On Hours?

The live hands on classes will be offered in three separate sessions, Session I, Session II, and Session III.  Session I must be complete prior to moving into Session II, and Session II must be complete prior to completing Session III.  Each session covers a total of 84 hours over the course of two weeks, five days per week, with two full days off for integration and down time.  The live sessions will alternate between Missoula and Bozeman.  Dates and locations are subject to change with prior notice.    

Session Dates

Session I Dates : August 8-12, 2023 & August 15-20, 2023 in Missoula 

Session II Dates: December 7-11 & December 13-18, 2023 in Bozeman

Session III Dates: March 2024, Dates & Location TBD 

Session I : June 2024

Session II: August 2024

Session III: December 2024

How Long Do I Have To Complete The Program?

Once enrolled, students have two full years from the start date to comlete the full 750 hours of the program.  Each session will have required online hours that must be complete prior to attending in person hours.     

What Can I Expect To Lean During The Live Intensive Hours?

Session I

The Art of Massage I - 14 hours

The Art of Massage II - 21 hours 

The Art of Massage III - 7 hours

Assessment, Treatment Planning & Documentation - 12 hours 

Structure, Foundation & Mechanics - 10 hours  

Introduction to Cranial Sacral - 16 hours

Spa Arts - 5 hours 

= 85 hours of hands on learning

Session II

The Art of Massage II - 21 hours

The Art of Massage III - 19 hours

Structure, Foundation & Mechanics - 20 hours

Energy Medicine - 10 hours

Reiki Level I - 8 hours

Spa Arts - 5 hours 

= 83 hours of hands on learning

Session III

The Art of Massage III - 14 hours

The Art of Integration - 30 hours

Structure, Foundation & Mechanics - 20 hours 

Eastern Modalities - 20 hours 

= 84 hours of hands on learning

Total Live Hours = 252 Hours 

What Can I Expect to Learn Online?

The Science of Touch - 24 hours

Personal Development - 18 hours

Professional Development - 28 hours

Ethics of Touch - 12 hours

Structure, Foundation & Mechanics- 60 hours

The Art of Massage I - 6 hours

The Art of Massage IV - 14 hours

Assessment, Treatment Planning & Documentation - 9 hours

Spa Arts - 10 hours

Pathology & Physiology - 68 hours

Body Awareness - 35 hours

Psychology of the Body - 28 hours

Energy Medicine - 10 hours

Self Care - 16 hours 

Total Online Hours = 338 Hours 

* A total of 22 hours are at home practice hours to be logged * 

Can I Get Licensed In Other States With This Program?

We encourage you to check with other states educational requirements prior to applying.  This program follows educational requirements for the state of Montana.

Montana Licensing Requirements

500 Hours of Eduction

125 hours of instruction of body systems : Anatomy, Physiology & Kinesiology

200 hours of instruction in Massage & Bodywork Theory, Application & Assessment

40 hours of Pathology

10 hours of Ethics & Business

How Do I Apply?

You can apply directly through our website, or by clicking here.  

The LMT of your choosing will also need to apply for the Mentorship portion of the program.  The Mentorship application can be found here.  

When Can I Begin?

Once an application is approved, the applicant will be awarded an acceptance letter.  Upon acceptance into the online program, deposit is required.  When deposit is recieved, student will be given access to the online content, and can begin moving through the classes at ones own pace.  

All online content will begin on June 15, 2022

Massage School of Montana Distance Learning

Holistic Based Massage Education.

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