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Kaimuki Health & Wellness    1109 12th Avenue Suite 2    Honolulu, Hawaii 96816    Ph. 808.924.7772

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Admission Requirements

  1. Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent

  2. 18 years of age or older

  3. Copy of ID or Drivers License

  4. Completed Application Form

  5. Obtain and Submit a Copy of Medical/TB Clearance

  6. Students must be proficient in the English language

Tuition and Fees

A $250 Registration fee (application fee and commitment deposit) is due two weeks before the program starts to secure your seat.  See Payment Options below

  The total cost of the Level 1 course Massage Therapy Certification Program is $4712.04. This course is 150 hours and takes approximately 3 months to complete. Students completing 150 hours of coursework will receive a certificate of successful completion and will move to Level 2 Apprenticeship Program (420 hours) that takes approximately 6 months to complete. Students successfully completing both programs of 570 hours are eligible to take the Hawaii State Board Massage License and National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.


Registration Fee*                                                          $250

Textbooks and Supplies*                                              $300

Student Insurance and CPR Certification*                    $150

Tuition                                                                        $3800

State of Hawaii General Excise Tax 4.712%                $212.04

Total Tuition Cost                                                       $4712.04

Payment Options:

  1. Option 1: Full payment of $4712.04 for Massage Therapy Certification Program due two weeks before the program starts. ($500 Tuition Credit upon graduation)

  2. Option 2: Two payments of $2591.62 for a total of $5183.24. First payment is due 2 weeks before program starts. Second payment is due on the first day of the 6th week. Exact date will be given upon registration.

Financial Assistance

There are banks/credit unions, community programs, and  military benefits that may be available for full or partial payment. Below are some agencies that may be able to assist you with your financial needs:

  1. Federal Credit Unions

  2. OHA Malama Loan Program

  3. Alu Like

  4. Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)

Tuition Refund Policy

100% refund of tuition only for Massage Therapy Certification Program are available 5 business days before the commencement of classes.

70% refund of tuition only for withdrawal up to the second week of the program.

No refunds will be made after the second week of the program.

  1. * The Registration Fee (application fee and commitment deposit), textbooks and supplies, student insurance and CPR Certification are non-refundable.

Requirements for Graduation

Students will graduate and receive a Certification of Successful Completion in Massage Therapy when they complete the following requirements:

  1. Satisfactory completion with 75% or higher in all assignments, quizzes and exams.

  2. Course hours are completed within specific time frame.

  3. All financial obligations are met per enrollment agreement.

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