Massage Therapy Schools in North Dakota

By Jessica Fuller / September 16, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in North Dakota

If you’re looking for massage therapy schools in North Dakota there are some top schools to train at and obtain a license to practice in the state.

North Dakota may have some harsh winters and is known more for having the most golf courses per capita than any other state, but it’s a great choice to work as a massage therapist.

Competition is low, and there is always a demand for skilled massage therapists as the state is, and has been growing rapidly for many years.

Just type your ZIP code in the search box to find out if there are some schools near you or where you want to relocate to.

Read on for everything you need to know to earn your license to practice massage therapy in the state of North Dakota, which schools to train at, the costs, and more.

Massage Therapy Schools in North Dakota

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Kansas. Take a browse or for a more up-to-date list by ZIP code use the box above.

You’ll find schools in all the major cities, like Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Williston, and more.


The Salon Professional Academy Fargo

Fargo, ND, USA

+1 701-451-9100

Website – http://www.tspafargo.com/


Williston State College

Williston, ND, USA

+1 701-774-4200

Website – http://www.willistonstate.edu/


Synergy Medical Massage & Reflexology

Minot, ND, USA

+1 701-441-2117

Website – http://www.synergymedicalmassage.com/contact-us.html


Grand Forks Body Balance Massage

Grand Forks, ND, USA

+1 218-779-7910

Website – NA


Have I missed any schools? If you want me to add your school to my listing just drop me a mail here.

Schooling and Licensing Requirements in North Dakota

There are some educational and examination requirements to obtain a license to practice massage therapy in the state of North Dakota.

You will need to complete a minimum of 750 hours education at an approved school. These hours will cover the following topics:

  • 300 hours – Practical instruction
  • 150 hours – Anatomy and physiology
  • 125 hours – Contraindications, benefits, modalities
  • 90 hours – Kinesiology
  • 45 hours – Massage instruction
  • 30 hours – Business practice
  • 30 hours – Business ethics
  • 10 hours – CPR, hygiene, and First Aid

You will also need to pass one of the national massage therapy exams. Such as the MBLEx, NCETM, or the NCETMB.

To make sure you fulfill all the requirements of the message Board in North Dakota always check their website for up-to-date information and updates.

North Dakota State Board of Massage Contact Details

For up-to-date information on fees, regulations, forms, etc, I recommend checking the North Dakota State Board of Massage website or contacting them directly.

Their contact details are as follows:


North Dakota State Board of Massage

Mandan, ND, USA

+1 701-667-9378

Website – https://www.ndbmt.org/


Why Choose North Dakota for Massage Therapy Schooling?

North Dakota isn’t a competitive state to practice massage, so it’s wide open for opportunities to start your own business or work for an employer after you’re licensed.

The economy in the state is strong. It has twice the annual job growth over any other state and low unemployment, so it’s a spending economy which is great for new businesses.

There are loads of outdoors activities in the state, as well as modern cities and a busy nightlife if that’s more your scene.

So, with something for everyone and all the perks for a new business to flourish, what are you waiting for?

Check out the massage therapy schools in North Dakota and get licensed so you can start your new career.

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About the author

Jessica Fuller

I started studying and experimenting with alternative medicine, different massage techniques, and alternative therapies after graduating. I also love travelling and writing, so I found a way to combine all my loves - blogging!

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