Oregon Licensing Information

This page is meant as a guide for those applying for a massage license in Oregon. Please see below for guides, helpful links and videos. The videos walk you through the entire Oregon massage exam and licensing process. For additional information, please contact Amy Stark at 800-844-3420 or by e-mail here.

OSM Licensing Guide

OSM Licensing Guide to the examination and licensing process. Includes:

  • Visual Licensing Chart
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Written & Practical Exams
  • Overview of Professional Organizations
  • Oregon Practical Exam Application
  • Practical Exam Study Guide
  • FSMTB – MBLEx Content Outline

Oregon Board of Massage Therapists

Oregon Practical Exam Procedure

The video below was produced by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists to help give you an understanding of the practical exam procedure. The candidate’s answers are not meant as an example of a passing/perfect score, so please remember not to replicate exactly what the candidate is demonstrating in the video.

Licensing Board Links

Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
Washington Dept of Health – Board of Massage

Required Licensing Exam

Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards

Voluntary Board Certification

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

 Oregon Fingerprinting

Field Print Oregon
Field Print Instructions

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:
March 10th, Tue 6:30-8:30pm - PORTLAND
March 14th, Sat 10am-12:30pm - SALEM
To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Valerie Mays, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail
SALEM - Shana Christensen, 800-588-8912 or  E-mail

Bowenwork® Module 1



Bowenwork® Introduction
Mar 7, 4 CEs - $95 - PORTLAND
Bowenwork® Module 1
Apr 25-26, 16 CEs - $395 - SALEM

Bowenwork® is a unique approach to stimulating the body's natural healing ability. It involves gentle movements on muscle and connective tissue. It can be done through clothing. In the Introduction class, you will learn to apply key elements of Bowenwork® to different parts of the body. In Module I you will learn the history, theory and philosophy of Bowenwork®, plus four Core Procedures for the upper and lower body. (NCBTMB Approved)
To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

On-Site Chair II

Chair Massage March 13-14, 2015
Fri 7-9pm; Sat 9am-6pm
Portland Campus
9CEs, $180

This workshop provides a review of the 15-minute chair massage routine and business review presented in On-Site Chair Massage I. A second 15 minute routine will be presented utilizing stretch and compress techniques focused on the "stress diamond," arms and hands and lower body. An opportunity to apply all these skills with the public will be provided. (NCBTMB Approved)

Call 1-800-844-3420 to register.