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Apply online or fill out the forms and email or mail them to reserve you spot and begin your journey to becoming a Professional Massage Therapist today! We are licensed and regulated by the Colorado Dept. of Private Occupational Schools, approved as an ABMP and AMTA school, and tuition is insured/bonded.



*enroll anytime at the start of each month

*enroll up to Day 3 of the first week of any course








  • Hybrid program - 450 hours online, 200 hrs in person,13 weekends in-person over 8 months

  • 9-5 pm on in-person weekends (Saturday/Sunday)

  • Students will be notified as soon as possible if classes are canceled due to weather.

  • All major holidays are recognized.

  • In-person program - 650 hrs in person, 7.5 months

  • 9-5 pm Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday

  • Students will be notified as soon as possible if classes are canceled due to weather.

  • All major holidays are recognized.

Entrance Requirements

The school does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, or disability.

Prospective students must have a high school diploma or equivalent to be accepted for enrollment. If applicants are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in Colorado and do not possess a diploma or equivalent diploma, they may complete an ability to benefit test. The school does not administer the test, but will provide information on availability when requested. Students also concurrently enrolled in General Education Diploma (GED) courses will be accepted for enrollment.

Students with many forms of disabilities perform massage therapy proficiently. Students must testify to being healthy physically and mentally as required to perform professional massage therapy. Students who fail to disclose disabilities prohibiting their ability to learn and perform massage therapy are subject to dismissal.

Students will be asked to undergo a background check similar to the requirements for state licensure.

How To Choose an Online School


Lotus Education Institute is approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board, 2013. All courses, instructors, procedures, and finances must meet stringent standards. Additionally, any changes to courses, curriculum, instructors, or procedures must be reported and approved to the Colorado state board of Private Occupational Schools. Tuition is bonded, which means that student payments are insured, and in the unlikely event of school financial troubles, students would receive 100% reimbursement according to the reimbursement schedule.

School Ranking

Lotus Education Institute is currently one of the few massage therapy and instructor education programs in the country with curriculum designed and supervised by a long-time massage therapist and instructor with Ph.D. training in Education – Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. The entire program is currently being evaluated by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. As the school grows, look for additional certifications.


Advanced Technology

Canvas online classroom software is currently one of the top learning management systems chosen by colleges nationwide. Canvas is similar to Facebook, easy to use, requires minimal technology, and is fun!

Personal Care & Optimal Communication

At Lotus Education Institute, your instructor will be happy to contact you via phone, email, or chat to help you get started and be as successful as possible. Expect small online classes with no more than 25 students. Hands on Massage Therapy Intensive courses are also limited to 24 students. Your success and confidence in your learning and new skills and abilities is our number one priority!


Still Have Questions?

  • ​​Pay $300 Deposit (applied to the cost of tuition)

  • Full Tuition $9750:

  • Full or scheduled payment Due at the Time Classes Begin

Meritize Private Student Loans

We have partnered with Meritize to provide our students with financing options to fund your education. Check your loan options in minutes without impacting your credit score at*


Lotus Massage School does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. ("Meritize"). Meritize Lending, LLC, NMLS ID 1661035 (NMLS Consumer Access Meritize Financial, Inc. NMLS ID 1986399 (NMLS Consumer Access Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at anytime without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for aloan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant orguarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtainingemployment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in thefollowing states: IN, ME, NV, VT, WI, PR. All rights reserved.**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.*Variable rates are subject to change.The information on this document is the most up to date as of April 1, 2023. Please see Meritize website for additional details.

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