Getting Your Massage Therapist License: What Does It Take?

Getting your massage therapist license is an achievable goal. Maybe you have always dreamed of working as a massage therapist. Well, the good news is that Bright Education Institute can help you to reach that career goal!  Massage therapists help to relieve pain and discomfort. With a combination of today’s technology and time-tested therapy techniques, you can become the type of massage therapist who makes a difference in people’s lives!

Massage therapist licensing requirements 

Before you can work as a massage therapist, you must complete training approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy. Bright Education Institute developed a program that meets the board’s standards. You will be trained to work as a massage therapist and ready to apply for licensing.  The next step is to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx). When you graduate from the Bright Education Institute massage therapy program, you may be ready to take the MBLEx. We provide courses that cover theory and practical skills in the field.  You will also need to take a 10-hour course on Florida Laws and Rules. This course is included in the Bright Education Institute program. Learn the laws and rules around working as a massage therapist in Florida in this course.  Then you will need to submit an application and pay the licensing fee to the Florida Board of Massage Therapy. Once you have done that, you should hear back within 5 to 7 days. 

Massage therapist certification at Bright Education Institute 

Bright Education Institute offers convenient ways for you to attend class and earn your massage therapy certification. Choose from day or evening classes. Or attend full time or part time. Your advisor can help you to choose the right scheduling that fits your life! Once you are enrolled in the program, you will learn about various techniques for massage therapy. Find out how massage therapy relieves pain. Then learn what to do to help people with their pain issues.  Prepare yourself for a career at Bright Education Institute. Contact us to learn more today.