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Board of Therapeutic Massage- Missouri State regulatory body for the proper execution of professional therapeutic Massage businesses and licensure.

Application for a Massage Therapist License - The required business and licensure applications to practice Massage Therapy in the state of Missouri.

Missouri Rules & Regulations for Massage Therapist

License Renewal Information- Renew Online -12 CE Credits/ 2 years

Missouri Massage Schools - A list of massage schools in Missouri

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Web Information http://pr.mo.gov/massage.asp
List of schools Missouri Massage Schools
Education Requirements 500 Hrs
Title Licensed Massage Therapist LMT
Type of Credential License
State Law Test Laws, Statues, Rules & Regulations
State Practical or Written Exam Written Exam
National Exam Requirement MBLEx or NBCA
CEU's 12/ 2 years
Initial Cost of License $200 application
$38 Fingerprint/background check
Require City License Check Local City & County Business Regulations
Renewal Fee $50/ 2 years
Liability ins Massage Therapy Insurance Comparison
Credentialed Practitioners 3,999

Division of Professional Registration
Missouri Massage Therapy Board

3605 Missouri Blvd.
PO BOX 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-522-6277
Fax: 573-751-0735

Email: massagether@pr.mo.gov

Massage Schools in Missouri



Metro Business College

2132 Tenbrook Rd.

Arnold, MO 63010

Email: infoarnold@metrobusinesscollege.edu

Arnold 636.296.9300

Metro Business College

1732 North Kingshighway

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Email: infocape@metrobusinesscollege.edu

Cape Girardeau 573.334.9181

Midwest Institute

4260 Shoreline Dr.

Earth City, MO 63045

Earth City 314.344.4440

Metro Business College

1407 Southwest Blvd.

Jefferson City, MO 65109

Email: infojeff@metrobusinesscollege.edu

Jefferson City 573.635.6600
WellSpring School of Allied Health
9140 Ward Parkway #100
Kansas City, Missouri 64114
Kansas City 816.523.9140

Midwest Institute

10910 Manchester Rd.

Kirkwood, MO 63122

Kirkwood 314.965.8363

A Gathering Place Massage Therapy School

12131 Dorsett Rd.

Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Maryland Heights 314.739.5559

Metro Business College

1202 East Highway 72

Rolla, MO 65401

Email: inforolla@metrobusinesscollege.edu

Rolla 573.364.8464

Vatterott College

3131 Frederick Ave.

St. Joseph, MO 64506

St. Joseph 816.364.5399

Professional Massage Training Center

229 East Commercial St.

Springfield, MO 65803

Springfield 417.863.7682

Elements of Wellness School of Massage

7201 Delmar Blvd. #202

University City, MO 63130

Email: info@eowmassage.com

University City 314.727.1778

Missouri Continuing Education

12 CE Credits Biennially
Requirements & Limitations
List of Choices
Renew on January 31st every Odd year
12 CE hours may be contact or noncontact hours
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) or Online
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
Not Limited
Active Service on MO Massage Related Board, Task Force, Committee, or Attending Meetings
1 hour of CE for each hour
Keep Record of Hours & Duties
*CE Subject Matter Must be Massage Therapy Related
Excess Hours taken will NOT carry over to the next renewal period
Keep Records of CE Hours
6 Years- Audit Selected at Random Annually


Division of Professional Registration
Missouri Massage Therapy Board

3605 Missouri Blvd.
PO BOX 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-522-6277
Fax: 573-751-0735

Email: massagether@pr.mo.gov

* Board Approved Providers

  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)
  • Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB)
  • Course Approval Not Required by Missouri Board