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Continuing Education Laws in Each State

Every state has specific requirements for maintaining massage licenses. Select a state from this list to view Continuing Education Requirements in that state. Please feel free to Contact Us if you know of changes to the law in your state. CE requirements are subject to change.

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCalifornia
ColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgia
HawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowa
KansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMaryland
MassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouri
MontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew Jersey
New MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhio
OklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth Carolina
South DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermont
VirginiaWashingtonWashington DCWest VirginiaWisconsin
Wyoming

Page last updated September 4, 2010







Alabama
610 S. McDonough Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
E-Mail: massagetherapy@w
Website: www.almtbd.state.al.us
Phone: 334-269-9990 / 866-873-4664
Fax: 334-263-6115
Note: 16 CE hours biennially required




Alaska
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Arizona
1400 West Washington, Suite 230
Phoneix, Arizona 85007
E-Mail: info@massageboar
Website: massagetherapy.az.gov
Phone: 602-542-8604 /
Fax: 602-542-3093
Note: 25 CE hours biennially required, 12 of the 25 hours can be home study courses




Arkansas
P.O. Box 20739
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71903
E-Mail: info@askansasmas
Website: www.arkansasmassagetherapy.com
Phone: 501-520-0555 /
Fax: 501-623-4130
Note: 6 CE hours a year required, 1 hr must be in classroom




California
One Capitol Mall, Suite 320
Sacramento, California 95814
E-Mail: camtc@camgroup.u
Website: www.camtc.org/faq.htm
Phone: 916-669-5336 /
Note: According to the California Massage Therapy Council, no continuing education requirement has been established. On January 1, 2009, a new law was enacted to implement voluntary certification for the massage therapy profession. To ensure current information on this process: visit https://www.camtc.org.




Colorado
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, Colorado 80202
E-Mail: massage-therapis
Website: www.dora.state.co.us/massage-therapists/licensur
Phone: 303-894-7800 /
Fax: 303-894-7693
Note: 4 CE hours biennially, All can be taken online, Can be taken outside of the state




Connecticut
150 Washington St.
Hartford, Connecticut 6106
Website: www.dph.state.ct.us
Phone: 860-509-8375 /
Note: 24 CE hours every 4 years, 6 CE hours may be home study




Delaware
861 Silver Lake Blvd. #203
Dover, Delaware 19904
Website: www.dpr.delaware.gov
Phone: 302-739-4522 x20 /
Fax: 302-739-2711
Note: LMT- 24 CE hours biennially, CMT- 12 CE hours biennially, 6 CE hours may be home study




Florida
Department of Health
Board of Massage Therapy
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-06
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3257
Website: http://floridasmassagetherapy.gov
Phone: 850-488-0595 /
Fax: 850-487-9874
Note: 24 CE hours biennially. 12 CE hours must be in a live classroom, 2 CE hours must be FL law, 2 CE hours must be FL ethics, 2 CE hours must be prevention of medical errors




Georgia
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217
Website: sos.georgia.gov/plb/massage
Phone: 478-207-2440 /
Fax: 478-207-1633
Note: 24 CE hours biennially




Hawaii
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, Hawaii 96801
Website: www.state.hi.us/dcca
Phone: 808-586-2699 /
Note: No CE requirements




Idaho
Website: www.state.id.us
Note: No CE requirements




Illinois
320 West Washington Street
Springfield, Illinois 62786
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 12 CE hours may be home study




Indiana
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Iowa
621 E. 12th St
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Website: www.idph.state.ia.us/licensure
Phone: 515-281-6959 /
Fax: 515-281-3121
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 6 CE hours can be home study




Kansas
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Kentucky
P.O. Box 1360
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
E-Mail: donna.solheim@ky
Website: finance.ky.gov/ourcabinet/caboff/OAS/op/massth
Phone: 502-564-3296 x24 /
Fax: 502-696-4818
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, All hours may be home study or in classroom




Louisiana
12022 Plank Road
Zachary, Louisiana 70811
E-Mail: admin@lsbmt.org
Website: www.lsbmt.org
Phone: 225-771-4090 /
Fax: 225-771-4021
Note: 12 CE hours biennially, No home study programs can count towards CE




Maine
35 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 4333
Website: www.state.me.us/pfr/led/massage
Phone: 207-624-8624 /
Fax: 207-624-8637
Note: No current CE requirements




Maryland
4201 Patterson Ave
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Website: www.mdmassage.org
Phone: 410-764-4738 /
Fax: 410-358-1879
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 2 CE hours communicable diseases, 2 CE hours ethics, 18 CE hours in other massage modalities, + Current CPR




Massachusetts
239 Causeway St., Suite 500
Boston, Massachusetts 2114
Website: www.mass.gov
Note: CE TBD




Michigan
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Minnesota
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Mississippi
P.O. Box 12489
Jackson, Mississippi 39236
E-Mail: director@msbmt.s
Website: www.msbmt.state.ms.us
Phone: 601-919-1517 /
Fax: 601-853-0336
Note: 12 CE hours yearly from CE board approved program, 6+ CPR annually, Our home study courses are not valid for license renewal. However, you may legally practice the molalities you learn during our courses.




Missouri
3605 Missouri Blvd.
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
Website: pr.mo.gov/massage.asp
Note: 12 CE hours biennially, All 12 hours may be home study or in classroom




Montana
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Nebraska
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
Website: www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/mhcs/mass/massage.htm
Phone: 402-471-2117 /
Fax: 402-471-3577
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 10 CE hours may be home study in limited areas




Nevada
1755 E. Plumb Lane Suite 252
Reno, Nevada 89502
Website: www.massagetherapy.nv.gov
Phone: 775-688-1888 /
Note: 12 CE hours annually, 36 CE hours may carry over for up to 3 years, All 12 hours may be home study or in classroom




New Hampshire
129 Pleasant Avenue
Concord, New Hampshire 3301
Website: www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/LRS/ELIGIBILITY/massag
Phone: 603-271-4814 /
Fax: 603-271-5590




New Jersey
124 Halsey St.
Newark, New Jersey 7102
Website: www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm
Phone: 973-504-6430 /
Fax: 973-648-3481
Note: Legislation requiring licensure signed by Gov. Corzine on Jan. 13th, 2008. Rules & regulations to come.




New Mexico
2550 Cerrillos Road
Sante Fe, New Mexico 87505
E-Mail: massage.board@st
Website: www.rld.state.nm.us/massage
Phone: 505-476-4870 /
Fax: 505-476-4645
Note: 16 CE hours biennially




New York
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
E-Mail: msthbd@mail.nyse
Website: www.op.nysed.gov/mtlic.htm
Phone: 518-474-3817 /
Fax: 518-486-2981
Note: CE N/A




North Carolina
P.O. Box 2539
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
E-Mail: admin@bmbt.org
Website: www.bmbt.org
Phone: 919-546-0050 /
Fax: 919-833-1059
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 12 CE hours may be home study, 3 CE hours of ethics, Animal massage does not count towards CE hours




North Dakota
P.O. Box 218
Beach, North Dakota 58621
E-Mail: k_wojahn@yahoo.c
Website: www.ndboardofmassage.com
Phone: 701-872-4895 /
Note: 18 CE hours biennially




Ohio
30 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Website: www.state.oh.us/med
Phone: 614-466-3934 /
Fax: 614-728-5946
Note: No current legal requirements for CE. Ohio does require a license to practice as a massage therapist provided by the state, not the NCBTMB. All of our classes may be legally taken to improve your massage practice.




Oklahoma
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Oregon
748 Hawthorne Ave NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Website: www.oregon.gov/OBMT
Phone: 503-365-8657 /
Fax: 503-385-4465
Note: 25 CE hours biennnially, 13 CE hours may be home study, + Current CPR




Pennsylvania
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Rhode Island
3 Capitol Hill - Room 105
Providence, Rhode Island 2908
Website: www.health.state.ri.us/hsr/professions/massage.p
Phone: 401-222-2827 /
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




South Carolina
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, South Carolina 29210
Website: www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/MassageTherapy
Phone: 803-896-4540 /
Fax: 803-896-4484
Note: 12 CE Hours Biennially, All 12 hours may be home study or in classroom




South Dakota
P.O. Box 1062
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57101
Website: www.doh.sd.gov
Fax: 605-331-2043
Note: 25 CE hours biennially, 2 CE hours of the 25 hours in Law, 2 CE hours of the 25 hours in Ethics or Substance abuse or Management of a massage practice




Tennessee
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Website: health.state.tn.us/Boards/Massage/index.htm
Phone: 615-532-3202 /
Fax: 800-788-4123
Note: 25 CE hours biennially, 2 CE hours of the 25 hours in Law, 2 CE hours of the 25 hours in Ethics or Substance abuse or management of practicing massage therapy.




Texas
1100 W. 49th St.
Austin, Texas 78756
Website: www.dshs.state.tx.us/massage
Phone: 512-834-6616 /
Fax: 512-834-6677
Note: 12 CE hours biennially, All 12 hours may be home study or in classroom. The home study can not be about manual techniques




Utah
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84145
Website: www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/massage_therapy.html
Phone: 801-530-6628 /
Fax: 801-530-6511
Note: No CE required for the biennial renewal




Vermont
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our classes may be legally taken to improve your massage practice.




Virginia
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300,
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
E-Mail: nursebd@dhp.virg
Website: www.dhp.state.va.us/nursing
Phone: (804) 367-4515 /
Fax: 804-527-4455
Note: Hold current certification by the NCBTMB, or complete at least 24 hours of continuing education or learning activities with at least one hour in professional ethics.




Washington
P.O. Box 47867
Olympia, Washington 98504
Website: www.doh.wa.gov/massage
Phone: 360-236-4700 /
Fax: 360-664-9077
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 4 CE hours may be home study




Washington DC
825 N. Capitol Street NE
Washington DC, Washington DC 20000
Phone: dchealth.dc.gov /
Note: 12 CE hours biennially




West Virginia
200 David Street #1
Princeton, West Virginia 24740
Website: www.wvmassage.org
Phone: 304-487-1400 /
Fax: 304-487-1460
Note: 24 CE hours biennially, 3 CE hours of the last 24 must be in ethics, 6 CE hours may be carried over from the previous licensing period




Wisconsin
1400 E. Washingtno Ave
Madison, Wisconsin 53708
Website: drl.wi/gov/boards/mtb
Phone: 608-266-2112 /
Fax: 608-267-0644
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.




Wyoming
Note: No current legal requirements. All of our programs are approved by the NCBTMB and can be taken to improve your massage practice.