What is acceptable and unacceptable Course Criteria?
The acceptable and unacceptable course criteria can be found in the Approved Provider Handbook, downloadable in the Approved Provider Handbook & Tools section here.Read More
How can I view or edit my Directory Listing?
As all Directory Listings are 100% customizable, you have complete control of what information is displayed on the NCBTMB Directory for public use. To access/edit your Directory Listing: Login to your NCBTMB account at www.ncbtmb.org Choose the NCBTMB account you wish to edit (displayed as large blue tiles on your Dashboard): Click on “Board Certified…Read More
What is the NCBTMB Directory?
The NCBTMB Directory is a free, personalized listing aimed to help promote your practice, organization, and/or school. As all Directory Listings are 100% customizable, you have complete control of what information is displayed on the NCBTMB Directory for public use. You can access/update your Directory listing 24/7, 365. All you need to do is login…Read More
I can’t login. What do I do?
To reset your password: Visit www.ncbtmb.org Click “Login” from the upper left (above NCBTMB logo) Click “Forgot Password” on the login screen Enter the email address associated with your account Check your email for a link to reset your password Reset your password and click “Login” (follow prompts to enter new password) If you are…Read More
How long is my background check valid for after I complete the MTAC?
Your background check is valid for two years, should you pursue Board Certification within that timeframe. You will not be required to pay the $25 Background Check Fee upon completing your Initial Board Certification Application as long as you apply/pursue the credential within the two-year timeframe.Read More
Why do I need a background check?
The cost of the MTAC is $135, which includes the assessment and a background check. The background check is valid for two years, should an individual pursue Board Certification within that timeframe. As passing a criminal background check is required for Board Certification, completing it along with your MTAC is another means of proving your…Read More
Where do I go to take the MTAC?
The MTAC is available to eligible candidates at all Prometric nationwide testing centers. Detailed information will be provided upon review and approval of your MTAC application. The MTAC is available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.Read More
What are the eligibility requirements of MTAC?
Eligibility requirements for the MTAC are as follows: Must be 18 years of age or older; AND Pass a criminal background check (performed by NCBTMB)* And one of the following: Proof of current enrollment or graduation from an NCBTMB Assigned School; OR Proof of current enrollment or graduation from a minimum 500-hour entry level massage…Read More
How much does the MTAC Cost?
The cost of the MTAC is $135, which includes the assessment and a background check (performed by NCBTMB). The background check is valid for two years, should you pursue Board Certification within that timeframe.Read More
What content areas does the MTAC cover?
The MTAC is composed of 120 multiple-choice questions and is graded in raw score format. The tool assesses various areas reflective of both the Board Certification Exam and core curriculum, including: Massage Modalities, Techniques and Manual Forces, Applied Science (Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, Pathology/Injury, and Pharmacology), Professional Communication, Professionalism and Ethics, Laws and Business Practices, Self…Read More