Utah Legislative and Policy Developments


Division of Professional Licensing: Massage Therapy
Board of Massage
160 East 300 South
PO Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
Phone: 801-530-6628
Fax: 801-530-6511
Email: b2@utah.gov

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Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 600 hours and NCBTMB or MBLEx
Renewal: no CEU requirement/2 years
Title: Massage Assistant
Requirement: 300 hours and an exam determined by the Utah Division of Professional Licensing
Title: Massage Assistant-in-training
Requirement: Massage therapist supervision for six months

Regulation Type: 
State License

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Utah Proposes Rules for Lower Tiers of Massage Licensure

The proposed rules establish educational training, supervisory roles, examinations, renewal requirements, and unprofessional conduct for massage assistants and massage assistants-in-training. Express your thoughts and suggestions for how you think these massage therapy lower-licensing tiers should be regulated in Utah before December 15.

Utah’s Lower Two-Tier Massage Therapy Bill is Back

Utah’s Senate Bill 180 (SB 180) will be heard in committee November 16, 2022. SB 180 seeks to create two lower tiers of licensure for “massage assistants” and “massage assistants in training.” The public can attend the committee meeting in person or virtually to fight the bill.