Kansas Massage License Requirements


Licensing Board Contact InformationName:
Kansas.gov

Address:
534 S Kansas Ave.
Suite 1210
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3434

Phone:
785-296-5059

Fax:
none

Email:
helpcenter@ink.org

Website:
http://www.kansas.gov/services/index.html#prof
Credential:
Kansas is currently enacting state regulations in place in regards to the practice of massage therapy, and will be giving out the credential of Licensed Massage Therapist soon.

Required Hours:
none

Exam Required:
none

Maintenance:
none

Kansas Massage Therapist Licensing and Certification Requirements

If you've graduated from a massage school in Kansas and are interested in practicing massage therapy as your career, it is important to stay up to date on the rules and regulations that apply to massage therapists in Kansas to verify what the requirements are.

The State of Kansas will soon require a license for massage therapy. In 2013 The Committee on Health and Human Services in the state of Kansas enacted House Bill 2187 'The Massage Therapist Licensure Act' (see resource link below). Statewide Licensing will soon be required for all persons choosing to work as Massage Therapists.

In the meantime, you will need to contact the City where you are working to see if they require a massage or business license.

Kansas Massage Therapy Board - New License Requirements Successful applicants for a new Massage Therapy license in the state of Kansas, will:
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Obtain a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have no disqualifying conduct as defined by the board
  • Successfully complete an approved course of instruction consisting of at least 500 in
  • classroom hours of supervised instruction, including massage therapy technique and theory, contraindications, ethics, sanitation, hygiene, business training, anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Successfully passed a nationally recognized competency examination in massage that meets acceptable psychometric principles, is statistically validated through a job-task analysis under current standards for educational and professional testing and has been approved by the board.
Begin Your Massage Therapy Career in Kansas!

Additional Kansas licensing resources
Kansas Massage Therapy State Licensing Act


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