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Online Continuing Education for Massage Therapists that Caters to Your Interests, Budget, & Time.
MASSAGE Magazine teamed up with a premier massage therapy continuing education provider, Panda Massage CEU, to offer you affordable, accessible online massage continuing education.
Our online CE courses offered for massage therapists include Facial Massage, Pathology in Massage, Ethics in Massage, Reflexology, Kinesiology, Cupping, and many more.
Unlimited access to online massage continuing education credits are included with any purchase of a $159 MASSAGE Magazine Insurance Plus Policy.
Alternatively, individual continuing education courses may be purchased through Panda Massage CEU for $7 to $8.50 per credit hour.
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About Our Online Massage CE Courses
MASSAGE Magazine's online CE hours are NCBTMB approved and cover courses including facial massage, pathology in massage, ethics in massage, cupping and many more. We offer unique online education in both video and text format. With our online library, you can re-watch courses at any time and complete them at your convenience, whether it takes a few days or a few weeks. Once you complete a course and pass the online exam, you'll receive instant proof of CE completion.
While our online continuing education package is available for purchase to all massage therapists through Panda Massage CE, access to the Massage Mag Insurance Plus (MMIP) CE library is only available & free for our policy holders.
In addition to unlimited CE access, the insurance program includes professional and general liability insurance, product liability, rental damage insurance, stolen equipment insurance and an identity protection plan. The insurance policy is valid for one year from the effective policy date. The CE subscription is valid for one year from the date of purchase.
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In as little as 3 minutes, you can receive access to massage CEUs and obtain proof of insurance. Our massage insurance application is designed to be quick and easy.
As soon as you are insured, you can immediately access our free online continuing education units.
2. Diverse Massage CEU Catalog
Our online continuing education courses for massage are diverse, engaging and informative. They are developed by leading Subject Matter Experts within the massage industry.
Our massage CEU catalog includes courses on facial massage, pathology in massage, ethics in massage, foot reflexology, aromatherapy, ayurveda, cupping, kinesiology, medical errors, adaptive massage, chair massage, deep tissue, and many more!
3. Our Massage CEUs + Insurance is More Affordable
It typically costs well over $160 to receive just 23 credit hours in massage therapy continuing education.
With our unlimited massage CEU package, you can take as many credit hours as you want, AND get comprehensive massage liability insurance for just $159.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Massage Therapy Continuing Education-
Are your continuing education courses for massage therapists available online?
Absolutely, our CE Library is solely accessible online. The informative and engaging classes are self-paced, meaning you can start and stop as needed and always return right back to where you left off. Through a partnership with Panda Massage CEU, massage CEUs online are available for our members to meet nearly all states recertification requirements.
It is important to check for yourself and ensure these courses meet your state's regulations. Because members enjoy unlimited access, however and whenever you want to engage with the material is up to you. Access to our CE Library and Panda’s online curriculum is included as a free benefit to our members’ massage therapist liability insurance policies.
How much do Massage Magazine's continuing education courses cost?
Access to both our exclusive, members-only CE Library and also Panda Massage CEU classes are included at no extra cost with the purchase of massage insurance! As an added bonus, you can take additional classes - so brush up on an area that you’d like to know more about or knock out a block of your required CEUs all in one sitting. The classes are self-paced so you can go as quickly or slowly as you need to to retain the information.
What continuing education courses are available in your catalog?
Through our partnership with Panda Massage CEU, we’re able to provide our members free, unlimited access to a full curriculum of courses that are NCBTMB-approved and help satisfy your state board’s massage therapy CE requirements. Courses cover the gamut including pertinent topics like medical errors, HIV/Aids, and kinesiology.
For renewal CEUs, the “Ethics in Massage Therapy” course provides a free ethics CEU for massage therapists. For those wanting a broad overview of the profession, the “Past Present and Future” course affords the chance to learn more about the origin of the many different modalities for massage therapy and will count towards most states’ general CEU requirements.
Are your massage CEUs approved by NCBTMB?
Yes, through our partnership with Panda Massage CEU, a leading provider in massage therapist CEU classes, we are able to bring our members a full curriculum of National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)-approved classes. As a licensed continuing education provider in New York, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas, Panda Massage CEU courses help practitioners efficiently gain the required amount of CEUs with just the right classes needed for renewals. Still have a question about our CE course curriculum? Talk with a knowledgeable insurance sales agent now.
What does NCBTMB approved online continuing education mean?
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) is a non-profit organization formed almost thirty years ago with the mission of “defining and advancing the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession”. For the better part of three decades, the NCBTMB has ensured that approved continuing education providers (APCE - approved provider, continuing education) give students a source of reliable and credible information, delivered in a high-quality format so that the continuing education is actually a benefit to participants.
How much does an online massage CEU cost?
If you were to purchase your own online massage continuing education to collect CEUs individually, the cost to meet basic requirements can run a couple hundred dollars. Conversely, free CEU classes are included as an added benefit to our professional massage therapist insurance policies. We have an introductory rate of just $159 for one-year of comprehensive coverage, more than $500 in member benefits - including free online continuing education, and additional safeguards like identity protection.
What is the format for NCBTMB approved online continuing education?
Our online continuing education curriculum for massage therapists affords a unique learning experience. Starting with relevant topics curated by and for professionals in the field of hands-on therapy, our classes come with professionally narrated slides with interactive text, learning modules, and videos to keep the content engaging so you retain more of what you are learning.
Continuing education is designed to keep professionals growing in their knowledge of best practices and changing regulations. Clients that know you have completed NCBTMB approved continuing education can be sure that you have received qualified instruction from a competent provider. Talk to an agent to learn more about our free continuing education.
What is the advantage to getting a massage CEU online?
The main advantage is not having to block off a number of hours to get across town to an in-classroom course. Rather, you can satisfy a portion of your CEU requirements on your own schedule - whether that’s on the subway on the way to work or before going to bed - the location of your study and the speed at which you complete courses is completely up to you.
Where can I get free massage CEUs online?
As a huge thank you to our members, we offer the convenience of free online massage CEUs included as a benefit with all our professional massage insurance policy. Online massage CEUs offer incredible convenience for busy professionals. Study whenever and wherever it is convenient to do so - with these courses your progress is always saved so you can start and stop as needed.
As soon as you wrap up the material in the course and complete the online exam, you will receive immediate certification of completion. It’s good practice to stay well-abreast of your state board’s continuing education requirements so you know just how many CEUs can be earned from an online continuing education provider. Then, make sure your provider is approved by the NCBTMB so you can be sure the courses you are taking will count towards your CEU requirements.
Why are massage CEUs required?
Continuing education allows professionals to stay sharp with their present skills and learn new ones. It also helps to share information regarding best practices and changing laws and regulations in the industry and allows therapists to distinguish themselves with additional training.
Massage, by its nature, is hands-on therapy. Clients put their health and wellbeing during the session literally in the hands of their massage therapists. This kind of trust requires a unified approach to ensuring instructors are competent in the services that they are providing. In conjunction with licensing, continuing education encourages therapists to study, learn, and retain key information on a continual basis, throughout their careers. With the sheer amount of material that is crammed into massage school, most professionals benefit richly from periodic refreshers of the information they may, or may not, have learned in school.
Massage CEUs also afford professionals the opportunity to learn to implement important concepts like ethics in massage and effective client communication strategies. Some states, like Florida, will even allow the attendance of state board meetings to count towards a small amount of CEUs.
What’s the best place for affordable massage CEUs online?
You really cannot do better for affordable massage CEUs online than free massage CEUs included with all of our professional massage insurance policies. In addition to protecting yourself and your career with stout insurance coverage, you will have full access to NCBTMB approved continuing education courses that are engaging and self-paced, allowing you the convenience to complete the courses whenever your schedule allows, from anywhere where you have a connection to the internet.
What classes count towards a massage CEU?
First and foremost, each state has its own unique requirements for what constitutes a massage CEU good towards meeting their requirements for such. Some states have annual requirements, others biennial, and some don't even require CEUs.
Your first stop to understanding what you need to accomplish for massage CEUs needs to be your state board. Most states do a pretty good job of putting everything you need online but there are some websites that can be tricky to navigate. When in doubt, call and speak to a live person with the state board so you aren’t putting your licensing at risk by not having the appropriate CEUs. That being said, our dynamic and engaging content is NCBTMB-approved for continuing education, which will help meet most states CEU requirements.
There are a plethora of different classes including ethics in massage, classes on different therapies like cupping or reflexology, and even a unit focusing on human biomechanics with our kinesiology course. These courses are designed by subject matter experts to present useful information in an engaging format. See our full course catalog.
Can I earn a massage therapy CEU online?
Absolutely. Many states have a variety of different requirements for CEUs, usually including the need for therapists to take classes on ethics, laws and regulations, general knowledge, and important medical topics. With our online massage therapy courses, our massage insurance members can earn CEUs online and at their own pace. At Massage Magazine, we also offer an incredible library of professionally-curated content meant to help professionals further their understanding in a variety of useful topics - from pregnancy massage to massage business marketing tips.
Is a massage CEU online the same as a massage CEU in a classroom?
Yes and no. An online massage CEU can apply to all the hours of continuing education that your state board requires, as long as those hours are not specifically designated as needing to be completed in a physical classroom. Many states will allow for a bulk of their CEU requirements to be completed in either format - online or in a classroom, up to a certain threshold. Many states will then also have a requirement for a few hours to be completed in an actual classroom setting. In-classroom education is usually required to allow for physical demonstration of a specific technique and/or hands-on practice for participants.
Where can I find approved NCBTMB CEU online courses?
All of the courses in our online continuing education curriculum are NCBTMB-approved because our education partner, Panda Massage CEU, is an approved continuing education provider. Be aware, many states require both live classroom hours and then more general hours that can be completed in a classroom or online.
For live classroom CE opportunities near you, the NCBTMB maintains an active directory of ongoing classes. Using the directory, you can search by location and narrow results to the exact information you need/want to use to satisfy your state’s different CEU requirements.
Will an online massage CEU satisfy my state board requirements for continuing education?
Most states accept online massage CEUs for satisfying at least a portion of their continuing education requirements. Be sure to check your state board so you know the composition of their course requirements. In Florida for example, for massage therapists to renew their licenses biennially they will have to have satisfied 12 “live” hours in a classroom setting and then 12 hours that can be completed in either a classroom or online (when the course providers are properly accredited and courses are state board-approved).
For classes like professional ethics, laws and regulations, or prevention of medical errors, online education affords a really convenient way for most therapists to complete that portion of their required continuing education.
Who determines how many massage CEUs are required?
This determination is decided by the state board in which you are licensed to perform services. Our education partner, Panda Massage CEU has a handy chart of different state CEU requirements as a general reference, but you should be sure to always go by the current requirements listed by your state board.
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