About us

About EMS



Elite Massage School (EMS) is centrally located in University Place (Southwest Tacoma Area) and offers an outstanding educational opportunity to the surrounding counties: King County (North and East), Pierce County (Central), Thurston County (South), and Kitsap  County and Mason County (West).


We offer a quality program that lays the groundwork for our students to become leaders in their chosen field.  We embrace modern techniques and skills while honoring the traditional methods. 


Our prices are competitive, and our extensive hands-on training program readies our graduates for clinical practice.


We prepare our students to pass their Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) to become a Licensed Massage Therapist.


We are an official American Red Cross Training Facility; our experienced instructors can help you earn your CPR (BLS) and First Aid Training onsite.


Each class is designed to assist students in developing critical thinking skills to encourage success not just in massage - but in life.


Our entire program is centered around preparing students to take and pass the MBLEx while encouraging networking skills and smooth entry into practice in the community.


Our program is designed to educate and prepare all who wish to become successful and help those in need of others while setting themself up for a succesful career. 


Elite Massage School does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, or sexual preference.  EMS welcomes anyone who wishes to become educated and join our community of healers.


Our instructors and staff are passionate, friendly, and genuinely want our students to succeed. 

We are not only your instructors; we walk-the-walk as we provide lessons from our own successes in the field.

Our Program



The Elite Massage School program offers a morning and evening program to better accommodate your life needs.


Monday through Thursday


Morning program

10:00 AM (10:00) to 2:00 PM (14:00)


Evening program  

6:00 PM (18:00) to 10:00 PM (22:00)


Both the morning and evening program include a 700-hour curriculum and takes approximately 10 months to complete.