Cortiva Institute

Cortiva InstituteTransform your passion for beauty or the healing arts into a professional life that involves helping others. Cortiva Institute specializes in training enthusiastic people like you for fun, rewarding, and meaningful careers in skin care and massage therapy. The school's hands-on programs can build your confidence, enhance your caring attitude, and help you develop career-ready skills for opportunities in the health and wellness industry. With millions of Americans seeking therapeutic massage and esthetics services each year, now is a great time to start creating a future for yourself in this vibrant sector.

Imagine what you can learn! For example, massage therapy training will help you better understand the human body. You'll discover what it takes to treat muscular and energetic imbalances through therapeutic bodywork. And you'll start acquiring the necessary skills to decrease pain or enhance wellness.

Or get trained in the exciting field of esthetics or clinical skin care. You can learn how to apply professional makeup techniques or provide a variety of rejuvenating skin treatments. Your training can enable you to pursue opportunities in places such as resorts, salons, spas, cruise ships, or beauty clinics.

Cortiva Institute offers a combination of practical and clinical instruction. You can even spend one-on-one time with instructors as they help you strengthen your abilities and develop the professional qualities that lead to success.

Ask Cortiva Institute to get in touch with you right away so that you can discover even more about the amazing benefits of this hands-on training!

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Cortiva Institute Programs*

Do you want classes that fit your life? At Cortiva Institute, you can choose between day and night classes. Plus, you'll be guided by industry experts as you learn about esthetics or massage therapy in a way that's practical and holistic. You'll also have access to ongoing career assistance, including on-campus job fairs, job listings, resume guidance, and other helpful resources.

Massage Therapy Program

Imagine getting to learn massage therapy through plenty of hands-on practice, in courses that keep you engaged and inspired. In this innovative program, you get to start mastering a variety of therapeutic massage techniques, from traditional treatments to modern approaches. You'll receive training that's based on high standards and designed to prepare you for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). You'll also have a built-in clinical internship and receive a student membership in America's largest association of massage therapy professionals.

  • Massage Therapy

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Skin Care Program

Why choose between science and beauty when you can learn about both? At Cortiva Institute, you can get well-rounded skin care training that covers the artistry, practical techniques, and science behind esthetics treatments and applications. Your hands-on education will include courses that teach you about everything from the fundamentals to advanced concepts. You can even learn about specialty areas such as skin care, high-end makeup artistry, and anti-aging approaches. It's all geared toward preparing you for state licensing exams and inspiring opportunities in the vibrant skin care industry.

  • Skin Care

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* Program availability varies by location.

Cortiva Institute Locations

All of Cortiva Institute's campuses have been designed to provide a caring and supportive atmosphere where students can grow, feel inspired, and participate in a community of respect, diversity, and professionalism. And with several convenient locations to choose from—across 5 states—you may be closer to a great training opportunity than you realize.


Newington Campus
75 Kitts Ln
Newington CT 06111


Fort Lauderdale Campus
2001 W Sample Rd Ste 100
Pompano Beach FL 33064

Orlando Campus
2600 Lake Lucien Dr Ste 140
Maitland FL 32751

Tampa/St. Pete Campus
2370 34th St N
St. Petersburg FL 33713


Baltimore Campus
517 Progress Dr Ste A-J
Linthicum MD 21090


King of Prussia Campus
211 S Gulph Rd
King of Prussia PA 19406


Arlington Campus
808 West I-20 Ste 100
Arlington TX 76017

Discover What You Can Achieve

Does the thought of growing into a successful esthetician or massage therapist make you feel eager to get started? Why not begin right now? Let Cortiva Institute know that you'd like to receive all the exciting details!

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Cortiva Institute Accreditation

The Illinois schools are approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Approved by IBHE. TDLR License #MS1055.