Massage Therapist Training North Dakota

Massage Therapist Requirements in North Dakota

In order to become a licensed massage therapist in the State of North Dakota, you must:

  • Provide evidence of a passing score on the MBLEx, NCETMB, or NCETM examms
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Provide a passport photo
  • Provide a copy of your current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
  • Complete a 750-hour massage therapist training course including:

1. 150 hours of anatomy and physiology;

2. 45 hours of pathology;

3. 90 hours of kinesiology;

4. 10 hours of first aid, hygiene, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);

5. 30 hours of business practice; and

6. 30 hours of professional ethics.

    After you complete a 750-hour training program, you then can fill out an application to become a massage therapist. You must mail in the application to the North Dakota Board of Massage, along with a check or money order for $150. The form can be found here.

    In addition, original transcripts from the massage therapy school where training was completed must be sent directly to the North Dakota Board of Massage.

    Following licensure, note that all massage therapists must complete at least 18 hours of continuing education every year. Failure to complete these hours may result in a refusal to renew your massage therapist license by the board.

    North Dakota Massage Therapist Salary

    This training is most valuable if it translates into earnings. For specific data on massage therapist’s salary in North Dakota click here. We’ve extracted information from labor surveys to give you local data specific to salary expectatations for massage therapists in North Dakota.