Nebraska Massage Licensing, Application and Certification Exam

Nebraska MBLEX Massage Exam and Certification Information

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Board of Massage Therapy for the State of Nebraska- Governed by Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services.

Application for Licensure in Nebraska- Is in PDF format and can be filled out online but must be printed out, signed, and sent in the mail with accompanied required documents to obtain a license. FAQ's

Jurisprudence Exam- Free online open book exam with 50 multiple-choice questions for Nebraska Statutes, Rules & Regulations.

Certification Verification online index- Renewal information for licensure - 24 CE's/ 2 years

Mail applications directly to:
Licensing & Regulatory Affairs

Massage Therapy
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509

Nebraska Massage Schools - A list of massage schools in Nebraska

Nebraska accepts the Federation's MBLEx. Before you can take this state exam, you must first graduate from an accredited school of Massage with 1000 curriculum hours. will help you successfully study for your end of the course exams and help prepare you for the MBLEx. You will have access to over 3500 Massage Therapy questions covering anatomy/physiology, kinesiology, pathology, body systems, assessment, application, history, and business ethics. Visit our sample tests and get a feel for the categories and structure of the multiple-choice questions available from our study resources and sign up today.

The NCBTMB certification listed by Nabraska Massage Board is the BCTMB, which is the NCBTMB's Advanced Certification. This BCTMB can only be obtained 6 months after you are licensed and have checked off a list of requirements as well as the state licensure MBLEx.

Web Information
List of schools Nebraska Massage Schools
Education Requirements 1,000 Hrs
Title Massage Therapist MT
Type of Credential License
State Law Test Statutes, Rules & Regulations
State Practical or Written Exam Written Exams from FSMTB
National Exam Requirement


CEU's 24/ 2 years
Initial Cost of License A temp license $15
Regular license $26/$27 depending on the month
Require City License Check Local City & County Business Regulations
Renewal Fee $110/ 2 years
Liability ins Massage Therapy Insurance Comparison
Credentialed Practitioners 1,271

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Service
HHSR&L Credentialing Division

Massage Therapy Board
PO BOX 94986
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
Phone: 402-471-4918
Fax: 402-471-3577



Massage Schools in Nebraska



Myotherapy Institute

6020 South 58th St.

Lincoln, NE 68516

Lincoln 402.421.7410

Hamilton College

3350 North 90th St.

Omaha, NE 68134

Omaha 402.572.8500

Midwest School of Massage

10159 J St.

Omaha, NE 68127

Omaha 402.331.8383

Omaha School of Massage

9748 Park Drive

Omaha, NE 68127

Omaha 402.331.3694

Universal College of Healing Arts

8702 North 30th St.

Omaha, NE 68132

Omaha 402.556.4456

Nebraska Continuing Education

24 CE Credits Biennially
Requirements & Limitations
List of Choices
Renew on November 1st every Odd year
Direct Contact (Live) Nebraska Board Approved
Required for Renewal
Remaining 10 hours may be contact or noncontact hours
Professional Ethics, Boundaries, or Communication
Minumum Allowed- 3 hours Required for Renewal
Ethics Bench
Jurisprudence Exam 3 Minimum Allowed for 75% or Above NE Exam
Passing MBLEx 7
Minimum Allowed for passing score
MBLEx Review

Practical Exam

Minimum Allowed Administered by NE Approved School

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
Not Allowed- Unless it is Ethics
Research Community
Somatic Education
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Teacher Training  
Not Limited
Instructor Headquarters
Publishing an Article
Minimum Allowed
Instructor at Massage School, Lecture, or Teaching a CE Class
1.5 CE for each hour of Teaching 1 CE for each hour of Lectures & CE- Minimum Allowed- First presentation ONLY
Active Service on NE 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 must be Massage Therapy Related Providers Must be FSMTB or NCBTMB Approved
Excess Hours taken will NOT carry over to the next renewal period
No CE requirements for First Renewal
Keep Records of CE Hours
5 Years- Audit Selected at Random Annually

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Service
HHSR&L Credentialing Division

Massage Therapy Board
PO BOX 94986
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
Phone: 402-471-4918
Fax: 402-471-3577


* Board Approved Providers

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