Regulatory board:

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy
Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Bldg, 5th Floor
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Ph: (515) 281-6959
Fax: (515) 281-3121

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy

Education requirements
600 hours from a board approved school

Contact your state licensing board for the most current information and requirements.

CEU requirements

16 hours

Increase of on-line or distance learning from 6 to now 8 hours.

Expansion of approved classes to include nearly anything related to massage or a massage practice. Examples include: marketing, business management, Reiki, and Oils.

Removal of CPR as a REQUIREMENT, but it will still count as an automatic 2 hours of “hands-on”.

Replacement of “Category A & B” distinction with a simple “hands-on” qualification. In other words, if you take the class in person, it counts for the required 8 hours every two years.





Continuing Education requirements – 133.2   as of March 1st 2018