Changes to the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) content will go into effect on July 1, 2018.
These changes reflect input provided by the profession in the 2017 Job Task Analysis (JTA) Survey.
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
The FSMTB Human Trafficking Task Force Report calls attention to concerns regarding the impact of human trafficking upon the massage profession.Learn More
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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!Learn More
FSMTB announces findings from the 2017 Job Task Analysis, which indicate that massage and bodywork practitioners are overwhelmingly satisfied with their occupation.LEARN MORE