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Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements by State


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Alabama Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Alabama MTs need 16 hours  
Deadline:  Due every other year, on the
last day of the orginial licensure month.

Alaska Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  Deadline:  
N/A  Read More Arizona Massage
Therapy Continuing Education
Requirements Hours Needed:  

Arizona MTs need 24 Rule R4-15-301.A
and B  Deadline:  Due every other year
on the licensees birthday  

Arkansas Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Arkansas MTs need 18 hours  
Deadline:  Due first day of the month
preceding the birthday of the licensee
(Example: Birthday is June 14th so
application must be postmarked
on/before May 1)  

C
California Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.

Colorado Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Connecticut Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Connecticut MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Due biennially
based on original licensure date.

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Delaware Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Delaware MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due August 31st of even
numbered years  

District of Columbia Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  District of Columbia
MTs need 12 hours  Deadline:  Due
January 31st of odd years.  

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Florida Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Florida MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due August 31st of odd
years.  

G
Georgia Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Georgia MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due October 31st of even
years.  Read More HBack To Top Hawaii
Massage Therapy Continuing Education
Requirements Hours Needed:  No CEUs
required.  

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Idaho Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Idaho MTs need 6 hours  
Deadline:  Due annually on the
licensees birthday.  

Illinois Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Illinois MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due December 31st of even
years  

Indiana Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Iowa Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Iowa MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due every 2 years by the
15th of the licensure anniversary
month.  

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Kansas Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.   

Kentucky Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Kentucky MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due every 2 years by the last
day of original licensure month.   

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Louisiana Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Louisiana MTs need 12 hours  
Deadline:  Due annually on March
31st.   

M
Maine Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  Deadline:  
Read More Maryland Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Maryland MTs need 24
hours plus 4 hours of CPR  Deadline:  
Due October 31st of even years.  

Massachusetts Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Michigan Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Minnesota Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Mississippi Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Mississippi MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Due every 2 years
by May 31st.  

Missouri Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Missouri MTs need 12 hours  
Deadline:  Due January 31st of odd
years.  

Montana Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Montana MTs need 12 hours  
Deadline:  Due on August 31st,
annually.  

N

National Certification Board for
Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
(NCBTMB) Continuing Education
Requirements Hours Needed:  NCBTMB
requires 24 hours.  Deadline:  Due
every 2 years based on original
licensure date.  

Nebraska Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Nebraska MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due November 1st of odd
years.   

Nevada Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Nevada MTs need 24 hours  
Deadline:  Due annually by the last day
of original licensure month.  

New Hampshire Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  New Hampshire MTs
need 12 hours  Deadline:  Due every 2
years 30 days prior to the original
licensure month.

New Jersey Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  New Jersey MTs need
20 hours + current CPR and AED
certification  Deadline:  Due November
30th of even years  

New Mexico Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  New Mexico MTs need
16 hours + current CPR/AED
certification  Deadline:  Due every 2
years by October 31st.  

New York Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  New York MTs need 36 hours  
Deadline:  Due every 3 years based on
registration expiration.   

North Carolina Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  North Carolina MTs
need 24 hours  Deadline:  Due every 2
years by November 1st preceeding the
December 31st expiration date listed on
license. (For 2020 ONLY, the Board is
allowing all courses to be online/home
study due to COVID-19.)

North Dakota Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  North Dakota MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Odd numbered
licenses due January 1s of odd years;
Even numbered licenses due January
1st of even years.  

O
Ohio Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Oklahoma Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.

Oregon Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Oregon MTs need 25 hours  
Deadline:  Every 2 years on the last day
of the licensees birth month and year.  


P
Pennsylvania Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Pennsylvania MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Due January 31st
of odd years  

R
Rhode Island Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Rhode Island MTs need
6 hours anually or 12 hours every 2
years  Deadline:  Due annually on June
30th.  

S
South Carolina Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  South Carolina MTs
need 12 hours  Deadline:  Due June
30th of even years.  

South Dakota Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  South Dakota MTs
need 8 hours  Deadline:  Due
September 30th of even years.  

T
Tennessee Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Tennessee MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Due December
31st of even years.  

Texas Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Texas MTs need 12 hours.  
Deadline:  Due every 2 years on the last
day of the licensees birth month.  

U
Utah Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

V
Vermont Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  

Virginia Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Virginia MTs need 24 hours or
current NCBTMB certification  
Deadline:  Due every 2 years by the last
day of the licensees birth month and
year.  

W
Washington Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  Washington MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Due every 2 years
by the licensees birthday.  

West Virginia Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Requirements
Hours Needed:  West Virginia MTs need
24 hours  Deadline:  Due every 2 years
on the last day of the licensees original
licensure month.  

Wisconsin Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  Wisconsin MTs need 24
hours.  Deadline:  Due February 28th of
odd years.  

Wyoming Massage Therapy Continuing
Education Requirements Hours
Needed:  No CEUs required.  Deadline:  
N/A