Approved Providers For Continuing Education
A NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Provider (APCE)—commonly referred to as an Approved Provider or AP—is a massage therapy continuing education instructor or organization that has exhibited quality instruction of the highest standards throughout the profession.
For over two decades, NCBTMB’s Program has served as a key component of its certification program to ensure Certificants have access to reliable, credible, high-quality massage therapy continuing education throughout their careers. In addition, NCBTMB serves as the entity liable for approving continuing education for many states for licensure renewal.
Board Certificants must re-certify every two years and are required to earn 24 credits from a NCBTMB Approved Provider within that two-year period—meaning the highest quality massage therapists and bodyworkers will be seeking out your classes to further improve their knowledge and skills.
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Approved Provider Requirements
Meet NCBTMB’s AP Instructor Qualifications (learn more)
Necessary course documentation (course description, learning outcomes, course outline)
Must have taught the course at least 1 time within the last year to a group of 5 or more participants
Completed feedback forms from 5+ participants
Approved Provider Costs
$225 for individuals
$450 for organizations or conference/tradeshow providers
$25 per new course submitted
$50 for New York Sponsorship approval