Massage Licensing Information

Click the links below for Oregon and Washington massage licensing information. The guides below are to help you understand the processes for each state, connect you with massage boards, and provide links to MBLEx study guides and tests. Please visit each board’s website before applying to get the most up-to-date information and applications. For questions or additional information,  contact Amy Stark, Student Services Coordinator at 800-844-3420 or by e-mail here.

Oregon Massage Licensing Information

Oregon Licensing Information for the examination and licensing process. Includes:

  • Oregon Massage License Process
  • Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards – MBLEx Process
  • Study Guides & Practice Test Links
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Visit: Oregon Board of Massage Therapists for FAQ information, Board updates, Practical Exam applications for Health Endorsement candidates and more.

Washington Massage Licensing Information

Washington Licensing Information for the examination and licensing process. Includes:

  • Washington Massage License Process
  • Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards – MBLEx Process
  • Study Guides & Practice Test Links

Visit: Washington Dept of Health – Board of Massage for FAQ information, Board updates and more.

Required Licensing Exam

Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards

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Professionals from Other States

Click here for information about having your transcripts reviewed for Oregon licensing.

Massage Training Previews

Previews help you make a sound decision about choosing a career in massage by outlining the time, finances and energy needed for training. Oregon licensing and career opportunities are discussed. There is no cost to attend.
Next Dates:
Saturday, May 21: 10am-12pm - PORTLAND
Thursday, May 26: 6:30-8:30pm - SALEM
To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Shannon Jackson, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail SALEM - Janet Burkhart, 877-588-8912 or  E-mail

Neuromuscular Therapy


NMT Cervical Spine
May 7-8, Sat-Sun 9am-5:30pm
15 CEs $325
OSM PORTLAND - 9500 Barbur Blvd, Suite 100

Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is a highly effective and specific form of therapeutic massage. In this class you will learn invaluable assessment tools as well as detailed and thorough treatment protocols to address many common cervical spine conditions using the hands as well as T-Bars. (NCBTMB Approved) To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

Palpation Skills


Palpation Skills
May 12-June 9, Thu 6:30-9:30pm
15 CEs $270
OSM SALEM - 2111 Front ST NE, Suite 3-101

Refines the palpation skills taught in Massage and Kinesiology classes. The course develops cognitive, kinesthetic, and communication skills needed for successful tissue treatment. Palpation is an art and skills take time to develop. Practice and persistence are needed. Classes consist of lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. This class is offered as a required component of the massage training or continuing education. To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.