Our next Massage Therapy Diploma Program will begin January 11th, 2021 for both full-time and part-time day.  Our next part-time evening programs begin on January 11th 2021.  We are currently enrolling students for both periods.



During the application process, we support students in assessing their ability to make the personal and financial commitment to this new career and lifestyle. Our expectations of our students are that they will bring their deepest presence and commitment to learning and personal growth. The nature of our program requires that they be willing to work responsibly with us in creating a cooperative, dynamic learning environment.


All applicants shall:


  • Be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Be able to make the commitments necessary to complete all course requirements, both in-class and out-of-class

  • Be willing and able to uphold the ethical standards of the school and of the massage therapy profession

  • Have the means to uphold their financial agreements

  • Provide one personal and one professional reference

  • Write an essay, answering the seven questions listed on the application

  • Attend an interview

  • Read and sign the enrollment contract


For detailed policies, students should refer to the student manual and enrollment contract.


Once you have decided which program to attend, fill out the attached application form and send the necessary information to our admissions department. Upon receipt of your application, we will review it and then schedule an interview with you. If you are accepted, you will complete the enrollment process by signing the enrollment contract and paying the $500 tuition deposit. You are on your way to becoming a massage and bodywork therapist!


Admission to the Massage Therapy Diploma Program is entirely at the discretion of the school. Class size is limited to 18 students in order to maximize the quality of training, personal attention, and support for each student's growth and development.



Western North Carolina School of Massage offers flexible class schedules to meet any lifestyle.  We offer Full-time, Part-time, Day, and Evening classes.


Full-time Day Program:  Monday - Friday 9am - 2:30pm (Graduate in six months)

Part -time Day Prgram:  Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9am-2:30pm for the first Semester and Thursday & Friday 9am-2:30pm for the second semester (Graduate in one year)

Full-time Evening Program:  Monday - Friday 5pm - 10:30pm (Graduate in six months)

Part-time Evening Program:   Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 5pm-10:30pm for the first Semester and Thursday & Friday 5pm-10:30pm for the second semester (Graduate in one year)

Flex Schedule:  Call for details



Substantial early registration discounts apply for all programs.

600-Hour Massage Therapy Diploma Program Tuition       $6595.00

A $300 discount is offered to those students who pay the full tuition 30 days before the first day of class. 


Related Costs:


Tuition Deposit (if not paid in full)              $500.00

Four textbooks and one workbook              $300.00

Student Handbook                                           $40.00

Lotion Bottle, Lotion, and Holster               $19.00

Massage Table                                                   $500.00

Linens                                                                  $13.00

Clinical Uniform                                               $45.00


WNCSOM provides Oakworks massage tables for your hands-on practice time in class and linens for your clinical course, however, you will want to purchase a massage table to practice your techniques at home and linens for your hands-on practice time in class. We are an Oakworks distributor and offer student discount prices.



WNCSOM offers an affordable two year payment plan for those who qualify. Once you pay the $500 tuition deposit the balance of $6,095 at 8.5% interest can be paid over a two year period at an affordable $279 per month.


If you would like to request a catalog or schedule an on-site visit please contact Hope DeVall at or fill out the contact request form below:

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