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Cortiva Institute, Massage Therapy & Skin Care Schools has 30 campuses in 13 states and is the country’s largest dedicated massage therapy and skin care school. Earn your diploma in as little as 7 ½ months, with convenient day and night classes.

Cortiva Institute Programs

Makeup Artistry and Skin Care


Cortiva’s programs balance science and artistry, whether you hope to become a makeup artist or aspire to specialize in skin care. The well-rounded curriculum covers the essentials as well as specialties like anti-aging protocols or paramedical skin care. The makeup artistry courses include instruction in every day makeup application to high fashion, to theatrical to body art and more in preparation for state licensing exams.

Massage Therapy


The massage therapy programs provide comprehensive instruction that includes massage theory and practice, communication and ethics in therapeutic relationships, and anatomy & physiology.  The courses cover a range of therapeutic methods, from age-old approaches to those most in demand today.  Clinical Internships are built into each program which provides practical preparation for the Massage & Bodywork exam needed for massage therapy certification and licensing.

Why choose the Cortiva Institute?

  • Cortiva schools are dedicated exclusively to massage therapy training and skin care programs
  • Schools are accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify
  • Day or evening classes are available
  • You will get valuable hands-on experience in Cortiva’s student clinic
  • Massage Therapy students get automatic student membership in ABMP, the largest massage therapy association in the U.S.
  • Career placement assistance is provided to all graduates
  • Cortiva graduates work for many of the top spa industry employers in the nation

Cortiva Institute Locations


  • Phoenix Campus - 10000 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
  • Scottsdale Campus - 8010 E. McDowell Road, Ste 214, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Tempe Campus - 1425 Southern Ave. Suite 1, Tempe, AZ
  • Tempe Campus - 1409 Southern Ave. Suite 6, Tempe, AZ
  • Tucson Campus - 6390 E. Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ


  • Aurora Campus - 14107 East Exposition Avenue, Aurora, CO
  • Westminster - 8991 Harlan Street, Suite B, Westminster, CO


  • Groton Campus - 1154 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT
  • Newington Campus - 75 Kitts Lane, Newington, CT
  • Westport Campus - 25 Sylvan Road S., Westport, CT


  • Miami Campus - 7925 N.W. 12th Street #201, Miami, FL
  • Orlando Campus - 2600 Lake Lucien Drive #140, Maitland, FL 32751
  • Fort Lauderdale/Pompano Beach Campus - 2001 W. Sample Road # 100, Pompano Beach, FL
  • Tampa / St. Petersburg - 2370 34th Street N., St. Petersburg, FL


  • Chicago Loop Campus - 17 N. State Street #500, Chicago, IL
  • Crystal Lake Campu - 241 Commerce Drive, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Joliet Campus - 3033 W. Jefferson Street #105, Joliet, IL


  • Baltimore Campus - 517 Progress Drive, Linthicum Heights, Suite A-J, MD


  • Las Vegas Campus - 2381 E. Windmill Lane, Suite 14, Las Vegas, NV

New Jersey

  • Hoboken Campus - 2 Hudson Place, 2nd Floor, Hoboken, NJ
  • Wall Campus - 1985 Highway 34, Wall Township, NJ


  • King of Prussia Campus - 211 S. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA
  • York Campus - 70 Red Rock Road, York, PA


  • Arlington Campus - 808 West I-20, Suite 100, Arlington, TX
  • Dallas Campus - 1055 S. Sherman Street, Suites 100 & 110, Richardson, TX
  • Houston Campus - 13163 Northwest Freeway, Suite A, Houston, TX


  • Orem Campus - 141 N. State Street, Orem, UT
  • Salt Lake City Campus - 25 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, UT


  • Charlottesville Campus - 366 Hillsdale Drive, Charlottesville, VA


  • Federal Way Campus - 2030 S. 314th Street, Federal Way, WA
  • Seattle Campus - 425 Pontius Avenue N. #100, Seattle, WA


The Steiner Advantage

The Cortiva Institute is a member of the Steiner Education Group (SEG), which is a subsidiary of Steiner Leisure Limited, a global provider of spa services.  Steiner Leisure Limited operates more than 175 spas and salons on cruise ships and at resorts worldwide.  Steiner spas recruit from the SEG schools.

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