Kentucky Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy
Length of Program 600 hours
License Required Yes
Practicing MTs 2,302
CE Requirements 12 CE / 2 years

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is governed by the State of Kentucky Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy.

The State of Kentucky requires the following to obtain a Massage Therapy License:

  • Successful completion of a minimum 600 hour approved massage therapy program.
  • Successful completion of a national licensing exam (i.e. NCBTMB, MBLEx, NCAA, NBCA, Ohio Massage Therapy Licensing Exam, State of New York Massage Therapy Licensing Exam).

Continuing Education Information

The Massage Therapist License requires the completion of 12 CE hours per 2 years for renewal. Of the 12 CE hours, 3 CE hours must be in Ethics.

The State of Kentucky* accepts courses for continuing education hours from providers in the CE Registry.

Dexterity PD is a proud Approved Provider with the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). Our courses are available and listed in the CE Registry. Course completion records are stored in the national Massage Therapy Licensing Database (MTLD) for permanent recording.

*Please confirm with your state as the list of states that accept courses through CE Registry may change.