ND Board of Massage Therapy
Length of Program 750 hours
License Required Yes
Practicing MTs 714
CE Requirements
24 CE / 2 years

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is governed by the North Dakota Board of Massage Therapy.

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

  1. Successful completion of a minimum 750 hours approved massage therapy program
  2. Successful completion of a national licensing exam (MBLEx, NCBTM, NECTM, or NCETMB)

Massage Therapy Licenses are granted for two years.

Odd-number licenses expire February 28, 2023. Even-number licenses expire February 28, 2024.

Continuing Education Information

Massage License renewal requires the completion of 24 CE. A maximum of 10 CE may be earned online.

The State of North Dakota accepts courses for continuing education hours from providers approved by the NCBTMB.

Dexterity PD is a proud Approved Provider with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). The most current list of our courses approved by the NCBTMB can be found on our NCBTMB Approved Provider Profile Page.

The North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy also accepts courses for continuing education hours from NCBTMB approved providers.

Our courses are available and listed in CE Broker.