Begin Your Massage Therapy Training with a Fortis Education in Towson

As a massage therapist, you have the ability to use your hands as healing instruments to relieve stress and pain. Massage therapy can be personally satisfying and professionally rewarding, with the opportunity to set your own schedule and even be your own boss.


Flexible Classes

We offer day or evening programs at many campuses to accommodate busy lifestyles, which means there should be a schedule right for you!

Financial Aid

There are many financial aid options available for those who qualify. Paying for your education is your responsibility and our financial aid staff is here to help you. Let us help you achieve your career goals.

Career Employment Assistance

Our #1 goal is to see that you get the support and resources during your program and beyond to be able to match you with employers with job opportunities you have earned.

What You'll Learn

Fortis Institute in Towson provides the following massage therapy training:


Whether it’s for treating injuries or promoting general well-being, massage therapists treat clients by using their hands to manipulate the soft-tissues of the body. Massage therapists work in a number of modalities to relieve pain, improve circulation and stress, and increase relaxation.


At FORTIS, you can learn the fundamentals of massage through lecture and hands-on instruction in Swedish techniques, pathology, anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology. You can get an understanding of the business of massage, including establishing a business, business practices, computer skills, interview skills, and professional interpersonal skills.

In addition to Swedish massage, the program also provides information in various additional techniques currently practiced in massage therapy clinics. At the end of this program, graduates are prepared to sit for the massage national certification examination.

Success Stories

See what our graduates are saying about Fortis!


Jessica V.

I wouldn’t be doing the job that I am today if it wasn’t for my kids. I support my kids and it’s a way to be able to be a mom and be able to do what I need to do with my kids. 


Jerry R.

When I was a student here at Fortis Institute I had some instructors that were really, really inspiring to me; they helped me to learn the material, they helped me to have a passion for the human body and learning how the body works and how massage therapy can help the human body.


Stefanie D.

People come in, they have an issue, they ask me for help and it is just the best feeling when they leave and they feel better, they feel better about themselves, their body feels better, it is pretty amazing.

Start Your Massage Therapy Training at Fortis Today