Clinical massage students practicing on each other

Clinical Massage

A-B Tech's cost-effective six-month Clinical Massage program is a unique opportunity for those aspiring to enter a healthcare career. 

This program provides classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences consistent with the standards of practice established by the North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy (NCBMBT). 

This course is designed to prepare students for the Massage Board Licensing Exam (MBLEX) which establishes eligibility to practice in North Carolina as a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (LMBT).  

Information sessions will be scheduled prior to the next course offering.

Registration for all Health Occupations classes must be done in person.  

Class meets on the Asheville campus. 

For more information contact us at 828-398-7878.

What Clients Should Know When Scheduling an Appointment

The next Clinical Massage class begins on February 19, 2018. Weekly clinical massage sessions for this class will begin on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Scheduling for appointments will begin two weeks prior to the first clinical massage session. To schedule an appointment call the Clinical Massage appointment number: 828-398-7624 and leave a message. Somebody will return your call.

You may schedule as many appointments as you would like, please note that you can schedule up to 3 appointments with the same student.

Five Types of Clinical Massages Offered:

(Note: Depending where students are at in the course of study not all massages may be available.)

50-minute massages:

  • Swedish
  • Hot Stone
  • Deep Tissue

25-minute massages:

  • Clothed Table Massage
  • Chair
  • Foot Reflexology

Appointment Times:

There are five appointment times throughout the day. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to give yourself plenty of time to fill out paperwork.

  • 9:30
  • 10:45
  • 12:45
  • 2:00


50-minute massages: $25.00

25-minute massages: $15

You will pay for your session as you enter the first floor main entry of the Ferguson Center for Allied Health and Workforce Development on the A-B Tech campus. You will then proceed to your appointment in Room 242. We accept cash, check, or credit/debit cards.

Thank you for supporting our students.