Massage Therapy Continuing Education
The tuition is paid in two parts: $1127.25 is due at the beginning of the first semester; $374.25 is due at the beginning of second semester.
This course qualifies for financial assistance.
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Completion of a high school diploma or GED by the first day of class
- Proof of a current negative TB test
- Proof of Hepatitis B immunization
A black uniform is required and black non-skid, rubber sole shoes.
Upon successful completion of the course, Durham Tech students are eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam and apply for Licensure in North Carolina.
Candidates must pass both a content examination and a jurisprudence examination. Examination instructions state that in-state graduates must take the Massage Board Licensing Examination (MBLEx).
The MBLEx is administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). It is a multiple-choice examination, delivered via computer. Candidates can register online or submit their materials by mail. They should be prepared to remit a $195 fee. Approved candidates can schedule testing sessions through Pearson VUE; examinations are offered at testing sites around the nation.
North Carolina massage and bodywork licensure are governed by statutes, rules, and guidelines. View more information at the North Carolina Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy web site. Individuals can verify information by contacting the Board.
The North Carolina Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association is the state’s professional organization.
Visit the Massage Therapy Clinic! Durham Tech employees and current students 18 and older can receive full body massages at a reduced cost. The Massage Therapy Clinic is staffed by Durham Tech Massage Therapy students, and students complete 100 percent of the work.