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Welcome to Soma. We specialize in clinical massage therapy and health & wellness.

If you're serious about pursuing a career in massage therapy or health & wellness, you owe it
to yourself to explore The Soma Institute.

What makes Soma stand out?

  • Soma is the only school that offers a diploma in clinical massage therapy.
  • Soma is a nationally accredited school which means that financial aid is available for those who qualify.
  • Soma's career placement team works with you to build your résumé; all graduates have access to our online job board.
  • Soma has a 90.7% job placement rate; Soma, however, cannot guarantee placement.

Need more? Top 10 reasons to enroll at Soma

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    What our graduates say

     "All I had to do was give the placement team my resume and my current employer called and hired me."
    Samantha Lamb


     "My education at Soma has changed my life."
    Penny Chelios


    Next Massage Program Start Dates

    - October -

    Day Program
    Classes are two days per week

    - October -

    Evening/Weekend Program
    Classes are one-night per week and all day Saturday

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    What our employers say

     "Soma has an outstanding background with their clinical massage. I know every student that graduates from Soma has had a great education and has great experience in the industry."

    Rendy Nelson at Fairmont
    Chicago MySpa


    Want to hire a Soma Grad?

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    Tell us about your job opening and we'll find some grads for you to interview.

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    Soma cares about its students’ careers and assists them in finding work opportunities.

Book your free no-obligation appointment or call us at 312.878.4644

In as little as an hour, you will walk away with:

  • more information on the program of your choice
  • a customized financial plan and a dollar value as to what financial assistance you may qualify for
  • an overview of the opportunities in the field of clinical massage therapy and starting hourly rates