Indiana Massage Requirements

Indiana massage requirements establish the educational and examination requirements for an individual to become a massage therapist in the state.  In Indiana individuals who practice massage therapy are certified Massage Therapists via licensure and must graduate from a board approved  school and pass a board approved national examination.  The following information is offered as an assistance to those considering a career as a massage therapist.  The information should be verified by consulting the Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy.

Indiana Massage Requirements

Professional Licensing Agency

Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy

Attn: State Board of Massage Therapy
402 W Washington St, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Phone                (317)234-8800

Staff E-mail      pla9@pla.IN.gov

To see the State Laws & Rules go to:

Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy

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Fees:

Application   $100.00
Renewal        $150.00

Education Requirements;

500 hours

Exam:

Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards MBLEx

AMMA National Certification Exam AMMANCE

CEU Requirements:

TBD


Page last Updated June 16, 2015

The National Certification Examination for Licensure is no longer offered as of November 1, 2014 and National Certification will no longer be offered as of December 31, 2016.  Those who are Nationally Certified will need to upgrade their Certification to Board Certified. Please go to NCBTMB.org for further information on Board Certification. 


Indiana Title 847 State Board Of Massage Therapy Article 1. Massage Therapsit Certification

Indiana Massage Requirements Title 847 State Board Of Massage Therapy

ARTICLE 1. MASSAGE THERAPIST CERTIFICATION Definitions Excerpts

Rule 1. Definitions

847 IAC 1-1-1 Applicability

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8

Sec. 1. The definitions in this rule apply throughout this title.

(State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-1; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)

847 IAC 1-1-2 "Board" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8-2-1

Sec. 2. "Board" means the state board of massage therapy established by IC 25-21.8-2-1.

(State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-2; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)

847 IAC 1-1-3 "Certificate holder" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8

Sec. 3. "Certificate holder" means a massage therapist certified by the board under this title.

(State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-3; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)

847 IAC 1-1-4 "Client" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8

Sec. 4. "Client" means a person:

(1) requesting;

(2) receiving; or

(3) who has received;

massage therapy.

(State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-4; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)

847 IAC 1-1-5 "Draping" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8

Sec. 5. "Draping" means covering a client with an opaque material that is sufficiently large to protect the client's personal privacy.

(State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-5; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)

847 IAC 1-1-6 "Licensing agency" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-1-5-3; IC 25-21.8

Sec. 6. "Licensing agency" means the Indiana professional licensing agency established under IC 25-1-5-3.

(State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-6; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA) 9

847 IAC 1-1-7 "Massage therapist" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8

Sec. 7. "Massage therapist" has the meaning set forth in IC 25-21.8. (State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-7; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)

847 IAC 1-1-8 "Massage therapy" defined

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 25-21.8

Sec. 8. "Massage therapy" has the meaning set forth in IC 25-21.8. (State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-1-8; filed January 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA)


Resources and References for Indiana Massage Requirements

http://www.in.gov/pla/files/SBMT.2011_EDITION.pdf


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