Alaska Massage Therapist Licensing

• 1 April 2020

Alaska Licensing Overview for a Massage Therapist

Licensing for a massage therapist in Alaska is controlled by the Alaska Board of Massage Therapists.

General Guidelines for a Massage Therapist in Alaska

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 of age
• Has a current CPR certification
• Submit fingerprints
• Pass a background check
• 500 hours of in-class supervised instruction and clinical work from a board-approved massage school or completion of a board-approved apprenticeship program

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

Alaska Board of Massage Therapists

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?

Renews every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?


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