Help and FAQ

How many times may I take the course exam?
You can take each course as many times as you like and until you receive a passing score. You will receive a certificate of completion upon passing the exam.
 
Is AMTA an NCBTMB Approved Provider?
Yes, the American Massage Therapy Association is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. The AMTA NCBTMB Approved Provider number is 024237-00.
 
How much do online courses cost?
The cost is dependent on the number of continuing education hours awarded and the user's AMTA membership status. Course fees for AMTA members range from $15 to $75, and costs for non-members range from $30 to $100. Learn more about the benefits of AMTA membership.

Which courses are presented in a video format?  

Business Courses:  Smart Marketing with Social Media, Brand Your Way to Success, Putting Your Best Digital Foot Forward, Wait a minute, let me Google you!, Resolving Conflict in Your Massage Office, What's the big deal? Daily Deals and Your Practice and Planning for Tomorrow to Help You Today
 Ethics Course:  Fully Exposed Ethical Dilemmas

How do I print a certificate of completion for an on-line AMTA course?

Courses purchased after July 1, 2011: Access your certificate of completion via your AMTA on-line account.  Log into your account, click “view purchased courses”, then click “view results" next to the name of the course and click “Download certificate of completion.”  Courses purchased prior to July 1, 2011: Please e-mail education@amtamassage.org  with the name of the course and your first and last name.

Will my continuing education hours automatically be posted to my AMTA member transcript?
Yes, continuing education hours for on-line courses are added to each individual member's continuing education transcript.  
 
Where is my AMTA continuing education transcript?
Visit the AMTA education section and select View your CE transcript.
 
Which states accept online courses?
Visit the AMTA regulation section for a list of the state regulatory boards, their education requirements and their contact information.
 
Does NCBTMB accept the ethics online courses for candidates that are recertifying under Standard V of NCBTMB's Standards of Practice?
Yes, all of the online ethics courses fulfill NCBTMB's Standard V of the Standards of Practice.
 
Does NCBTMB accept the AMTA online course certificate?
If NCBTMB audits your continuing education hours, they will accept the AMTA online course certificate as verification that you have successfully completed an online course.
 
I would like to suggest additional topics or speakers for future online courses. Where do I send my suggestions?
Send AMTA recommendations for additional topics or speakers for future consideration.
 
I have a question that isn't addressed in the FAQs. Who do I contact?
Contact AMTA at education@amtamassage.org for additional information, or check the AMTA Continuing Education Requirements.

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