NCBTMB Research Education Requirements


Research: 3 hours required
NCBTMB requires 3 hours of continuing education to be done in research to renew Board Certification. This emphazises the importance of research in advancing the professional practice of massage therapy, and it ensures that Board Certified massage therapists understand how to find, evaluate, and apply high-quality research in our profession.

The Massage Therapy Foundation is happy to partner with NCBTMB to make continuing education in research available and affordable. Please click here to learn more about research in our profession, and to locate courses that are acceptable for NCBTMB Board Recertification credit.

Visit the NCBTMB website for more information on board certification and finding an approved CE provider.

You can also read more about the program and process in one of our blog posts here.