Massage Therapist Training Wisconsin

Massage Therapist Requirements in Wisconsin

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

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Provide evidence of a passing score on the, NCETMB, NCETM, NCCAOM, or MBLEx exams
  • Provide a copy of your current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillators (AED) certificate
  • Show proof of malpractice liability insurance of at least $1,000,000
  • Complete an online jurisprudence exam
  • Complete a 600-hour massage therapist training course including:

1. 150 hours of anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology;

2. 50 hours of business, law & ethics;

3. 300 hours of massage therapy or bodywork theory, technique and practice; and

4. 5 hours of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillators (AED), and first aid.

After you complete a 600-hour training program, you then can fill out an application to become a massage therapist. You must mail in the application to the Wisconsin Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Affiliated Credentialing Board, along with a check or money order for $150. The form can be found here.

Finally, your signature on the application must be notarized. This can result in a small fee. We suggest you contact your bank regarding their price for this service. Note that many credit unions provide this service for free to their members.

In addition, original transcripts from the massage therapy school where training was completed must be sent directly to the Wisconsin Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Affiliated Credentialing Board.

Following licensure, massage therapists are not currently required to complete continuing education to renew their license.

Wisconsin Massage Therapy Schools

Here is a table of Wisconsin massage therapy schools.

Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork
2200 American Boulevard
DePere, WI 54114

Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork
350 Double Tree Lane
Grafton, WI 53024

Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork
2005 West Beltline Hwy #201
Madison, WI 53713

East-West Healing Arts Institute
6425 Normandy Lane
Madison, WI 53719

Globe University
1345 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562

Health Touch School
303 South Grand Avenue
Rothschild, WI 54464

Lakeside School of Massage
1726 North 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212

Madison Area Technical College
3550 Anderson Street
Madison, WI 53704

Milwaukee School of Massage
830 East Chambers Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212

St. Croix Center for the Healing Arts
411 County Hwy UU
Hudson, WI 54016

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness
342 North Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

TIBIA Transformation Intuition Bodywork In Action
6225 University Avenue #202
Madison, WI 53705

Western Technical College
400 Seventh St. North
La Crosse, WI 54601

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
2100 Beaser Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
1019 South Knowles Avenue
New Richmond, WI 54017

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake, WI 54871

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Institute
600 North 21st Street
Superior, WI 54880

Wisconsin School of Massage Therapy
N112 W15237 Mequon Road Suite 400
Germantown, WI 53022


Wisconsin Massage Therapist Salary

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