ncbrmbBurr Ridge, Ill. (August 22, 2017)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today a 2017 Job Task Analysis Survey, available now through September 4, 2017.

This research project is designed to elicit your input on the tasks performed by massage therapists and the knowledge required for massage therapists at different levels of experience. Results of this survey will help to further define the relevant competencies for varying levels of experience.

The survey entitled “Massage Therapy Practice Research Project” is available at through September 4, 2017 at 8:00p.m. EDT.

The survey requires approximately 30 minutes to complete. You have the option to “Save” and “Complete” in multiple sessions prior to submitting all responses. Only completed and submitted surveys will be accepted.

For technical assistance or questions related to the survey content, contact or call 443-455-6225 to leave a voicemail message. You will receive a response within 24 hours or less, Monday through Friday (except holidays).


The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Specialty Certificates, an Approved Provider Program, and an Assigned School Program.