South Dakota Massage Therapist Licensing

• 23 June 2021

South Dakota Licensing Overview for a Massage Therapist

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

General Guidelines for a Massage Therapist in South Dakota

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
• High school diploma or G.E.D.
• 500 hours Training
• AMMA, MBLEx or NCETM (examinations)

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

South Dakota 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?

Renews every year

What are fees associated with licensing?


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