July 1, 2017:

On this date, FSMTB's Massage Education Policy goes into effect. Read the policy and accompanying information to make sure you are up to date!

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The mission of the Federation is to support its Member Boards in their work to ensure that the practice of massage therapy is provided to the public in a safe and effective manner.

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Why Licensing Matters

Licensure is a regulatory process that ensures practitioners are appropriately qualified and trained to practice on the public. Obtaining a license in order to practice a profession is mandatory, and state laws may provide for criminal or administrative penalties for unlicensed activity.  

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Education Records

The Massage Education Policy goes into effect July 1. 

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Read the Massage Education Policy FAQ's

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Regulatory Resources

The FSMTB offers resources for our member boards when it comes to best practices in regulating the massage therapy profession. Click here for more information on our Model Practice Act, our License Renewal Recommendation, and the differences between voluntary certification and licensure.

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Look Up a License

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Be sure your massage therapist is licensed!



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FSMTB is Looking for Volunteers

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for the FSMTB? We accept volunteer applications for committee or task force positions throughout the year. Should we not have any immediate volunteer openings, we will keep your application on file and let you know when a perfect volunteer opportunity arises for you! 

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