>West Virginia Massage Therapy License and Regulatory Summary

West Virginia MBLEX Massage Exam and Certification Information

MBLEx Product

Online MBLEx Test Prep

Passing the MBLEx exam is the biggest hurdle to becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Proper exam preparation is the KEY to your success and Massage-Exam.com provides the most thorough test prep in the massage education industry with over 3000 question, answers, and rationales.

Online MBLEx Test Prep

More Details

West Virginia Massage Therapy Licensure Board - regulatory body for West Virginia for licensed Massage Therapists.

Application- completely fill out and send into the WV Massage Board for review. Code of Ethics (pg. 6) Renew online - 24 CE Credits/ 2 years

West Virginia Massage Schools - A list of massage schools in West Virginia Approved Schools

The WV Massage Therapy Board requires you to attend a minimum of 500 hours at an approved Massage Therapy school. To have a completed application through WV, you must take and pass the MBLEx which is administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Board. The MBLEx is given at Pearson Vue testing locations on a computer based platform.

In preparation for your massage exam (MBLEx), we recommend Massage-Exam.Com. With over 3500 questions in massage application, massage assessment, pathology, business ethics, body systems, anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, you can review your massage curriculum more effectively. View test scores and previous tests taken to help improve your comprehension. Review each question with its accompanying rationale to enhance understanding or help remember aspects that pertain to the subject matter in the question. Take advantage of our study resource and excel in your massage exams.

Web Information www.wvmassage.org
List of schools West Virginia Massage Schools
Education Requirements 500 Hrs
Title Licensed Massage Therapist LMT
Type of Credential License
State Law Test Laws, Rules & Regulations
State Practical or Written Exam Licensing exam
Exam Requirement MBLEx
CEU's 24/ 2 years- CE Information
Initial Cost of License $300
Require City License Check Local City & County Business Regulations
Renewal Fee $200/ 2 years
Liability ins Massage Therapy Insurance Comparison
Credentialed Practitioners 1,147

West Virginia Massage Therapy Licensure Board
179 Summers St. #711
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-558-1060 or 1-800-871-7265
Fax: 304-558-1061
Email: linda_lyter@verizon.net

Massage Schools in West Virginia



Mountain State School of Massage

601 50th Street

Charleston, WV 25304

Email: admissions@mtnstmassage.com

Charleston 304.926.8822

Clarksburg Beauty Academy

120 S 3rd Street

Clarksburg, WV 26301

Email: Clarksburgbeautyacademy@yahoo.com

Clarksburg 304.624.6475

Art & Science Institute of Cosmetology & Massage Therapy

45 Cory Road

Fairmont, WV 26554

Email: asicbarbie@yahoo.com

Fairmont 304.363.2015

Mountwest Community & Technical College Division of Allied Health & Life Sciences

One Mountwest Way

Huntington, WV 25701

Huntington 304.696.6270

Triad Tech, INC

431 5th Ave.

Huntington, WV 25701

Email: triadtechus@yahoo.com

Huntington 304.529.7020

James Rumsey Technical Institute

3274 Hedgesville Rd.

Martinsburg, WV 25403

Martinsburg 304.754.7925

Laurel Business Institute (LBI)

40 Commerce Drive #201

Morgantown, WV 26501

Morgantown 304.381.2633

Morgantown Beauty College

276 Walnut Street

Morgantown, WV 26505

Morgantown 304.292.8475

West Virginia Continuing Education

24 CE Credits Biennially
Requirements & Limitations
List of Choices
Renew before the End of the Month of your State Approval Anniversary
All 24 CE hours for WV State may be contact or noncontact hours
Professional Ethics, Boundaries, or Communication
Required for Renewal
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 WV Massage Related Board, Task Force, Committee, or Attending Meetings
1 hour of CE for each Meeting/Day/Hour- At Boards Discretion
Keep Record of Hours & Duties
*CE Subject Matter Must be Massage Therapy Related & Providers Must be NCBTMB Approved
6 Excess Hours taken may carry over to the next renewal period only
Keep Records of CE Hours
5 Years- Keep Originals and send Copies with Renewal application


West Virginia Massage Therapy Licensure Board
179 Summers St. #711
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-558-1060 or 1-800-871-7265
Fax: 304-558-1061
Email: linda_lyter@verizon.net

*Board Approved Providers