Massage Training Program – Level 4 – Selective Topics & Culmination


Massage Training Program 

Level 4 – Selective Topics & Culmination

Love for Massage.  Passion for Excellence in Massage Education.

Dermal Science International massage therapy instructors work hands-on with our students to ensure they receive the proper training.

Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy massage therapy instructors work hands-on with our students to ensure they receive the proper training.

The Level 4 (Selective Topics & Culmination) massage training program consists of  187 total hours which is broken down as follows:  66 lecture hours and 121 hands-on hours.

Pre-requisites – Level 1, 2 and 3 and successful completion of Swedish Massage practical exam #3. One additional professional massage session (must be different therapist then those used previously).

  • Elective: Specialization – 80 hours (40/40):  Spa & Sports.
  • CPR & First Aid & Bloodborne Pathogens (Red Cross) – 12 hours (12/0):  basic life saving skills are learned, and certification achieved for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid and blood borne pathogens. Students are required to pass the training and achieve certification prior to completion of Level 4 and graduation.
  • Business Planning III (Goal Setting, Planning for your Future) – 5 (5/0)
  • Exam Review – 10 hours (9/1)
  • Clinic Rotations IV – 80 hours (must include 10-15 hours hands-on using specialization focus) (0/80)

Metro Accessible

We are located across the street from the Silver Line Reston Metro Station (Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station) in Reston VA, and within 30 minute drive time of Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Excellence in Massage Training & Licensing in Virginia, Maryland & Washington DC.


Contact Us

11425 Isaac Newton Square South,
Suite 200, Reston, Virginia, 20190

Certification, Accreditation & Licensing

Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy is proud of our SCHEV certification, NACCAS accreditation and DPOR licensing that enhances the quality of your education. This institution is approved by the the Virginia State Approving Agency to offer GI Bill® educational benefits. Learn More
Certified to Operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

About Dermal Science International Aesthetics & Nails Academy

A leading Aesthetic, Nail Technician & Massage Training School located in Reston, Virginia and central to Washington DC, Maryland & Northern Virginia. We are situated .3 miles (6 minute walk) from the Wiehle–Reston East Metro station (Silver Line).

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COVID-19 Notice & Distance Learning Info

Due to the pandemic and the spread of Covid-19 all classes are temporarily being taught via distance learning using multiple platforms and instructor-led or hybrid which is a combination of distance learning for theory portion and in-person classes for practical hands-on.

Please note COVID-19 necessary health and safety precautions by obtaining information from local health care providers and state health authorities, and the CDC’s COVID-19 website. 

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