State and National Approval Information

Our Massage CE Course Approvals

Making sure you take continuing education courses from providers that are approved by the proper organizations ensures that you receive quality and third party reviewed material. Because of our approvals, you can use our courses to fulfill the continuing education requirements for the following organizations:
NCBTMB
AMTA
ABMP
Florida Board of Massage Therapy
Alabama Board of Massage Therapy
North Dakota Board of Massage Therapy
Most State Boards* (See individual state information below)
NCBTMB Approved Provider #76
Florida Board of Massage Therapy Approved Provider # 50-1436
*You should always check your individual state’s continuing education requirements before using our courses for continuing education fulfillment.

Individual Organization Continuing Education Requirements

National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)

The NCBTMB requires licensees to complete 24 hours of continuing education every two years, 3 of which must be in research.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill your renewal requirements
For more information visit NCBTMB website

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)

The ABMP offers two different membership levels, Professional level and Certified level. The Certified level is the highest level of members and requires 16 continuing education hours every two years. While the Professional level membership does not require any continuing education, we invite Professional level members to look into our courses to benefit their current or future practice and career.
Because our courses meet the ABMP requirments, you can use any of our courses to fulfill your renewal requirements
For more information visit ABMP website

American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)

AMTA members are required to complete 48 hours of continuing education every four years beginning with the first full year of Professional Active membership.
The AMTA will accept classes that assist members in the starting and maintaining of their practice. This includes business development courses. Because of this, you can use any of our courses to fulfill your continuing education requirements
For more information visit AMTA website

State by State Massage Continuing Education Requirements and Approvals

Alabama

Alabama requires 16 hours of continuing education biennially. Because our courses are approved by the Alabama board of massage therapy, all 16 hours can be taken online and all of our courses can be used.
For more information visit Alabama Board of Massage Therapy.

Alaska

Alaska does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists.
However, feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Arizona

Arizona massage therapists must complete 25 CE hours every 2 years. Up to 12 of those CE hours can be taken online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill those 12 hours.
For more information visit Arizona Board of Massage Therapy

Arkansas

Arkansas massage therapists must complete 18 CE hours every 2 years. Up to 6 of those CE hours can be taken online.
You may take up to 6 CE hours of our courses for Arkansas license renewal.
For more information visit Arkansas Board of Massage Therapy

California

California has three levels of massage certification: CMT, CMP, and CCMP. CCMP requires 30 hours of continuing education each year. All of which can be completed online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill those 30 hours.
For more information visit California Board of Massage Therapy.

Colorado

Colorado does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.
For more information visit Colorado Board of Massage Therapy

Connecticut

Each Connecticut licensee applying for license renewal must complete a minimum of 24 hours of qualifying continuing education every 4 years. No more than 6 hours of CE can be achieved via Internet based or distance learning programs.
You can use any of our courses to fulfill these 6 online hours.
For more information visit Connecticut Board of Massage Therapy

Delaware

Delaware massage therapists must complete 24 hours of approved CE during each 2 year licensing period. Massage technicians must complete 12 hours of approved CE during each 2 year licensing period. NCBTMB approved CE courses are automatically approved for content.
Because our courses are under the elective Continuing education category, 6 of the required CE hours for massage therapists and 3 of the required CE hours for massage technicians can be completed using our online courses.
For more information visit Delaware Board of Massage Therapy

Florida

Florida massage therapists must complete 24 hours of approved CE during each 2 year licensing period which ends on August 31 of the odd numbered year. A maximum of 12 of the required CE hours can be online.
Because we are Florida approved and our courses deal with practice management, 6 of your required hours can be taken through our courses.
For more information visit Florida Board of Massage Therapy

Georgia

Georgia massage therapists must complete 24 hours of approved CE during each 2 year licensing period. A maximum of 12 of the requried CE hours can be online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill those 12 hours.
For more information visit Georgia Board of Massage Therapy

Hawaii

Hawaii does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Idaho

Idaho massage therapists must complete 6 hours of approved CE, 1 of which must be in ethics. All of these hours can be completed online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill your CE requirements.
For more information visit Idaho Board of Massage Therapy

Illinois

Illinois therapists need 24 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal. Renewal period is every even numbered year on December 31. Of the 24 CE hours, 2 must be in ethics. You can take up to 12 CE hours in home study/online format.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can take up to 12 CE hours of our courses for your license renewal.
For more information visit Illinois Board of Massage Therapy

Indiana

Indiana does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Iowa

Iowa therapists need 24 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal based on the date of initial licensure. You can take up to 6 CE hours in home study/online format relating practice management.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can take up to 6 CE hours of our courses for your license renewal.
For more information visit Iowa Board of Massage Therapy

Kansas

Kansas does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Kentucky

Kentucky massage therapists must complete 24 CE hours of education, including 3 CE hours of ethics, every 2 years for license renewal. Topics relevant to ethics, business practices, science and techniques related to massage therapy are accepted. Because we are an NCBTMB approved provider, all of our courses are accepted for Kentucky license renewal.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for Kentucky license renewal.
For more information visit Kentucky Board of Massage Therapy

Louisiana

We are currently looking into becoming a massage therapy continuing education provider for the state of Louisiana.
For more information visit Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy

Maine

Maine does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Maryland

24 hours every 2 years. 3 must be in ethics, 3 in communicable disease, and 18 in massage related courses.
Because our courses are outside the scope of practice for massage therapists i.e. business management and marketing, you cannot use these courses to fulfill your Maryland CE requirements.
However feel free to take our courses outside of your need of continuing education as the information is invaluable to the success of a massage therapy practice.
For more information visit Maryland Board of Massage Therapy

Massachusetts

Massachusetts does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Michigan

Michigan does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Mississippi

We are currently looking into becoming a massage therapy continuing education provider for the state of Mississippi.

Missouri

Missouri massage therapists must complete 12 CE hours of education every 2 years for license renewal.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for Missouri license renewal.
For more information visit Missouri Missouri Board of Massage Therapy

Montana

Montana massage therapists must complete 12 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for Missouri license renewal.
For more information visit Montana Board of Massage Therapy

Nebraska

Nebraska massage therapists must complete 24 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal. NE therapists renew their license on or before November 1 of each odd numbered year. Only accepts CE hours on online if it is ethics up to a max of 7.
We do not offer Ethics courses so our courses cannot be used toward Nebraska CE requirements.
For more information visit Nebraska Board of Massage Therapy.

Nevada

Nevada massage therapists must complete a minimum of 12 CE hours for renewal every year. All CE hours must be completed within the 12 month period following your last renewal and must be submitted with your current renewal to be able to receive credit for hours completed in that time period. You may carry over a maximum of 36 CE hours over a span of 3 years.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for Nevada license renewal.
For more information visit Nevada Board of Massage Therapy

New Hampshire

New Hampshire massage therapists must complete 12 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for New Hampshire license renewal.
For more information visit New Hampshire Board of Massage Therapy

New Jersey

New Jersey massage therapists must complete 20 hours every 2 years, 6 of which can be online.
Because our courses are related solely to business practices, they cannot be used to fulfill New Jersey CE requirements.
However feel free to take our courses outside of your need of continuing education as the information is invaluable to the success of a massage therapy practice.
For more information visit New Jersey Board of Massage Therapy

New Mexico

New Mexico massage therapists must complete 16 CE hours for license renewal, 4 of which in ethics every 2 years.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for New Mexico license renewal.
For more information visit New Mexico Board of Massage Therapy.

New York

Effective on January 1, 2012 New York massage therapists must complete 36 hours of mandatory continuing education for re-registration every three years.
Because our courses are related solely to business practices, they cannot be used to fulfill New York CE requirements.
However feel free to take our courses outside of your need of continuing education as the information is invaluable to the success of a massage therapy practice.
For more information visit New York Board of Massage Therapy.

North Carolina

North Carolina massage therapists must complete 24 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal, 3 of which must be in ethics. 12 of the required CE hours may be completed online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval and the business management nature of our courses, you may only use 3 of our course hours towards your license renewal. Our 3 hour courses are Online Marketing and Professional Communication.
However feel free to take our courses outside of your need of continuing education as the information is invaluable to the success of a massage therapy practice.
For more information visit North Carolina Board of Massage Therapy

North Dakota

North Dakota massage therapists must complete 32 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal. 12 of the required CE hours may be completed online.
Because we are North Dakota approved, you can use any of our courses to fulfill the 12 online CE hours.
In the mean time, feel free to take our courses outside of your need of continuing education as the information is invaluable to the success of a massage therapy practice.
For more information visit North Dakota Board of Massage Therapy

Ohio

Ohio does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Oregon

Oregon massage therapists must complete 25 CE hours every two years, 13 may be taken online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill Oregon’s 13 online continuing education hours.
For more information visit Oregon Board of Massage Therapy

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania massage therapists must complete 24 CE hours every two years, 4 must be in ethics. Up to 8 CE hours may be taken online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill Pennsylvania’s 8 online continuing education hours.
For more information visit Pennsylvania Board of Massage Therapy

Rhode Island

Rhode Island does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

South Carolina

South Carolina massage therapists must complete 12 CE hours every two years.
For more information visit South Carolina Board of Massage Therapy.

South Dakota

South Dakota massage therapists must complete 8 CE hours every two years. Up to 4 CE hours may be taken online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill South Dakota’s 8 online continuing education hours.
For more information visit South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy.

Tennessee

Tennessee massage therapists must complete 25 CE hours every 2 years. Of the 25 CE hours, 2 must be taken (via live classroom instruction) in Tennessee Law and 2 must be taken in practice management, ethics or substance abuse (this 2 CE hour requirement may be taken in home study format, such as our 2 CE hour ethics course). Up to 8 of these CE hours can be online.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you can use any of our courses to fulfill Tennessee’s 8 online continuing education hours.
For more information visit Tennessee Board of Massage Therapy

Texas

Texas massage therapists must complete 12 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for Texas license renewal.
For more information visit Texas Board of Massage Therapy

Utah

Utah does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Vermont

Vermont does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Virginia

Virgina massage therapists must complete 24 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal, 1 of which must be in ethics.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, all of our courses are accepted for Virginia license renewal.
For more information visit Virginia Board of Massage Therapy

Washington

Washington massage therapists must complete 24 CE hours every 2 years for license renewal. Washington does not approve specific CE courses, curriculum or providers and leaves the decision of what courses or providers would meet the continuing education needs up to the individual massage practitioners.
We feel that our NCBTMB approval makes us qualified to provide you with your Continuing education courses
For more information visit Washington Board of Massage Therapy

Washington DC

For license renewal in Washington DC, continuing education must include a total of twelve (12) hours of approved continuing education, of which three (3) hours must be in Ethics and Nine (9) hours must be in massage-related course through a Board-approved provider. Of these nine (9) hours, six (6) hours must be face to face instruction and three hours may be online instruction.
Because of our NCBTMB approval, you may use our online courses to fulfill the 3 hours of allowable online continuting education for Washington DC license renewal.
For more information visit Washington DC Board of Massage Therapy

West Virginia

West Virginia massage therapists must complete 24 hours every 2 years, 3 must be in professional ethics. Six CE hours can be carried over from the previous licensing period.
Because West Virginia follows NCBTMB and we are an NCBTMB approved provider, West Virginia will accept our coures as approved continuing education courses.
For more information visit West Virginia Board of Massage Therapy

Wisconsin

Wisconsin does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.

Wyoming

Wyoming does not have any continuing education requirements for massage therapists, however feel free to use our courses to expand your knowledge of the business management and marketing side of a massage therapy practice.