The mission of University of Spa & Massage Therapy (USMT) is to provide our students with the knowledge and training necessary for their chosen profession of massage therapy. By learning in an atmosphere of professionalism and excellence, USMT students will build a foundation to help prepare them for a successful and satisfying career. We also strive to teach teamwork and respect as well as emphasize the need for continued personal and professional growth in order to meet the highest standards of their profession.
Located on Springfield's busy west side, near Veteran's Parkway and Wabash Avenue, our facility was designed to promote both learning and the practice of professional skills. Our students have the advantage of spacious, professionally designed clinic areas and quiet classrooms, with the latest equipment for all areas of study. The student equipment and textbooks are up-to-date, and provide the student with everything they will need for their course of study. The usual class size averages 18 students per instructor. Students with documented learning disabilities may be eligible for accommodations including a test reader, extra test taking time and more. Students who have special needs can work with the Director of Admissions in order to optimize their success in the program. Free parking is provided for students and clients.
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 1300, Alexandria VA 22302 | (703) 600.7600
Illinois Board of Higher Education431 East Adams St., 2nd Floor Springfield, IL 62701 | (217) 557.7342 | www.ibhe.org
University of Spa & Massage Therapy is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education
If you are interested in enrolling or in visiting the school before you make your decision, you should call 217-753-8990 and arrange a visit. An interview with the school’s admissions and financial aid counselor is recommended. If you submit an enrollment application by mail, you will be contacted so a visit can be arranged.