State of Louisiana Massage Therapy Licensure Exam Summary

Louisiana MBLEX Massage Exam and Certification Information

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Massage Therapy Board for the State of Louisiana- Open this link to find access to important information regarding licensure in Louisiana.

Application for licensure- It is required that this application be thoroughly filled out and submitted with the application fee of $75. You must have your money in 30 days prior to your scheduled oral exam date. Money orders only.

Louisiana Massage Schools - A list of massage schools in Louisiana

After schooling is completed, you must pass the MBLEx (Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination), it is governed by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). You can obtain proof of passing the MBLEx at the testing center after you have completed your one hundred, multiple-choice question exam administered by a designated local Pearson Vue facility. The Federation sends results to the state listed on the initial application.

To be prepared for materials covered on the licensing examination, utilize our state-of-the-art program available on With the ability to monitor how many questions you have taken and in what categories, you can choose where you want to study from the following:

Anatomy/physiology and Kinesiology
Massage Assessment
Massage Application
Business ethics and standards

There are simulated exams, which simulate the actual exam, missed question tests that help you review the information you did not know, or do focused study in the regular categories, focusing on one category at a time. Grades and stores each test so you may review them at will. The answers and rationale accompany each graded question so you can review and become familiar and knowledgeable with the structure and content of the Licensing exam. Also, with over 3500 multiple-choice questions, you will feel well prepared when taking your exam.

License Renewal Information- Renew Online -12 CE Credits/ year

Web Information
List of schools
Education Requirements
500 Hrs
Massage Therapist
Type of Credential
State Law Test
State Practical or Written Exam
National Exam Requirement
Initial Cost of License
Require City License
Check Local City & County Business Regulations
Renewal Fee
$125/ Each year on March 31st
Liability ins
Credentialed Practitioners


Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy
2645 O'Neal Lane

Bldg C, Ste. E

Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: 225.756.3488

Fax: 225.756.3493


Massage Schools in Louisiana



Blue Cliff College

1505 Metro Dr. #I

Alexandria, LA 71301

Alexandria 800.499.7293

Unitech Training Academy

3704 Coliseum Blvd.

Alexandria, LA 71303

Alexandria 318.445.6649

Medical Training College

10525 Plaza Americana Dr.

Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Baton Rouge 225.926.5820

Delta College

19231 6th Ave.

Covington, LA 70433

Covington 985.892.6651

Blue Cliff College

803 Barrow St.

Houma, LA 70360

Houma 800.511.9506

Unitech Training Academy

1227 Grand Caillou Rd.

Houma, LA 70363

Houma 985.223.1755

Blue Cliff College

120 James Comeaux Rd.

Lafayette, LA 70508

Lafayette 800.514.2609

Unitech Training Academy

3605 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy.
Lafayette, LA 70503

Lafayette 337.988.6764

LA Institute of Massage Therapy

3750 Nelson Rd.

Lake Charles, LA


Lake Charles 337.474.3737

Unitech Training Academy

2829 4th Ave.

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Lake Charles 337.564.5716

Blue Cliff College

3200 Cleary Ave.

Metairie, LA 70002

Metairie 800.517.8176

Blue Cliff College

4436 Veterans Memorial BLVd.

Metairie, LA 70006

Metairie 800.517.8176

Career Technical College

2319 Louisvile Ave.

Monroe, LA 71201

Monroe 318.323.2889

Delgado Community College

2600 General Meyer Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70114

New Orleans 504.762.3100

Blue Cliff College

8731 Park Plaza Drive

Shreveport, LA 71105

Shreveport 800.516.6597

Career Technical College

1227 Shreveport Barksdale Hwy.

Shreveport, LA 71105

Shreveport 318.323.2889

Louisiana Continuing Education

12 CE Credits Annually
Requirements & Limitations
List of Choices
Renew on March 31st Annually
All 12 CE's Subject Matter and Provider Must be Louisiana Board Approved
Professional Ethics, Boundaries, or Communication
Not Limited
Ethics Bench

Body Mechanics & Self-Care

Not Limited
Self-Care Guru
Business Practices
Not Limited
Business Mastery
Adult CPR/ First Aid Instructor-Led
Direct Contact (Live)
Basic Training
Kinesiology, Anatomy, & Physiology of Human Body
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Cultural Competency & Specialized Training
Not Limited
Special Population Techniques
Pathology of the Human Body
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Self-Study: Books, DVD's, Research Materials, Related Publications, & Publishing an Article
Not Limited
Research Community
Somatic Education
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Teacher Training  
Not Limited
Instructor Headquarters
Lecture or Teaching a CE Class
No CE credit received
Active Service on LA Massage Related Board, Task Force, Committee, or Attending Meetings
1 hour of CE for each Meeting/Day/Hour
Keep Record of Hours & Duties
*CE Subject Matter and Provider Must be Louisiana Board Approved
Excess Hours taken do NOT carry over to the next renewal period
No CE requirements for First Renewal- Must Type "No CE's Required" on Renewal Application
Keep Records of CE Hours
5 Years- Audit Selected at Random Annually

Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy
2645 O'Neal Lane

Bldg C, Ste. E

Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: 225.756.3488

Fax: 225.756.3493


* Board Approved Providers

  • Providers and Programs Must be approved by the Louisiana Massage Board