Office of the Professions: Massage Therapy
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: 518-474-3817 ext. 410
Note: Massage category is #27.
Online contact form: https://eservices.nysed.gov/professions/contact-us/#/
Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 1000 hours and state exam
Renewal: 36 hours/3 years
Up to 36 hours can be online. Provider should be NY approved.
NY Update on Continuing Education Requirements
Senate Bill 5431 was signed into law on August 30, 2010. Beginning January 1, 2012, the law requires massage therapists to complete 36 hours of continuing education (CE) during each triennial registration period. The State Department of Education (Department), Office of the Professions, with input from the State Board of Massage Therapy, has proposed rules regarding the implementation of the new continuing education requirements. The proposal was published on June 29, 2011.