Maryland Licensing Overview for a Massage Therapist

Licensing for a massage therapist in Maryland is controlled by the Maryland Board of Massage Therapy.

General Guidelines for a Massage Therapist in Maryland

Specific requirements to perform massage therapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Massage Therapist

General requirements for a massage therapist license?

• At least 18 years old
• Massage Practitioner/Registration: 600 hours Training
• Massage Therapist/License: 600 hours Training + 60 college credits
• MBLEx, NCCAOM and State Exam

What’s the state licensing site for a massage therapist?

Maryland Board of Massage Therapy

What are some training programs available for a massage therapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Registered Massage Practitioner (RMP) and Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) – Renews every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?

RMP $250 ; LMT $276