NCBTMB Massage CE Requirements


Advanced Fundamentals Education - The CE Classroom, is an Approved Provider for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

We offer all of the NCBTMB required courses and can meet all of your CE requirements for NCBTMB re-certification.

+ How many CE Units do I need to renew my NCBTMB certification?

To re-certify as a Board Certified Massage Therapist, you need 24 total Continuing Education Hours, completed every 2 years.

+ What CE Courses do I need for NCBTMB renewal?

There are several specific courses needed for NCBTMB recertification.

Of the 24 total CE units needed:

  • All can be completed in an online format
  • At least 3 hours of must be in a course on Research
  • At least 3 hours must be in a course on Ethics, including roles and boundaries
  • No more than 4 hours may be in courses on self-care
  • + Additional Requirements to renew your Board Certification:

  • 100-hours of professional, documented hands-on experience
  • Pass a criminal background check (performed by NCBTMB)
  • Agree to uphold NCBTMB's Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
  • Agree to oppose Human Trafficking

  • Visit the NCBTMB website to view and verify CE requirements.

    This information is believed to be up to date.  We research the laws and rules of each state and organization every year to confirm the continuing education and license renewal requirements.  Regulations do change though, so it is your responsibility to confirm with your state and organization regulators. 

    If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.

    • NCBTMB Provider # 451911-12
    • Florida Approved Continuing Education Provider # 50-13930.