Wyoming Massage Therapy Schools, Requirements & License

The state of Wyoming is beautiful and a wonderful place to live and open a massage business. Although this particular state does not have regulations over the massage industry, you will still find that the massage industry here is budding and continuously growing. Learn how to become a successful massage therapist in Wyoming and follow your dreams to the fullest.

Scroll straight to the bottom to see a list of the top massage therapy schools in Wyoming

Brief Summary of the Main Highlights

As it stands, the state of Wyoming does not have any set rules, regulations or a Massage Therapy Board to oversee the massage industry. In this article you will find the information available to pursue a massage therapy license. Continue reading for more information.

Schooling Details and Requirements (Credit Hours)

Currently, the state of Wyoming is attempting to set forth an education requirement that asks you as a massage therapist student to take at least 500 hours of in-class instruction. Following this education, you will be required to take a Wyoming State Written Exam and should take and pass one of the following national massage therapy examinations:

  • MBLEx – Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination
  • NCETM/NCETMB – National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

Licensure Qualifying Programs

The following two schools are the ones we know that are in the state of Wyoming. Use the contact information listed below to contact and find out more about these specific institutes.

Sheridan College
3059 Coffeen Avenue
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-674-6446

Institute of Business & Medical Careers
3425 Dell Range Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Phone: 307-433-8363

Licensing/Certification Requirements

You may choose to obtain a massage therapy license from a different state other than Wyoming to operate in this state. Once a Massage Therapy Board is established you can choose to become licensed and operate underneath the state. The only set requirements now are to have at least 500 hours or more of a core curriculum in massage therapy and to pass one of the national massage therapy examinations.

Key Agencies/Boards involved and their contact information

For now, the state of Wyoming legislature is working towards creating a Massage Therapy Board to oversee and govern the massage industry here.

Requirements to Start a Massage Business in Wyoming (Massage Establishment License)

To begin a massage business in the state of Wyoming, all you need to do is register and submit documentation to the state. The following is a list of some of the actions you will need to take to formally begin your massage business in the state:

  • Choose the business structure you would like to operate as: sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation.
  • After selecting the business structure, you will need to obtain a tax ID number and fill out necessary tax forms.
  • Name your business.
  • Select a location.

Massage License Renewal Process

Because there are no rules or requirements for obtaining a massage license in the state of Wyoming, renewal is not necessary. Once a Massage Therapy Board has been formed, be sure to check in with the board members to find out more information about the massage license renewal process.

Massage License Reciprocity

Massage license reciprocity is not necessary in the state of Wyoming simply because a Massage Therapy Board has not been formed to govern and oversee the industry here. Be sure to check the state’s website regularly to remain updated on how the formulation of a board is coming along.

Note: Specific personnel information, office addresses, fees, payments etc. may change over time. Although we do our best to keep this site up to date, please ensure you contact the state board to obtain the most recent information at the time of your application.

Here is a list of the top massage therapy schools near you. We have an arrangement with all of them that allow you to request information for FREE.  Please do so and take that first step toward a better future.

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Programs:

  • Massage Therapy - Associate's
Locations:  Richmond

Prepare for a Career That You Will Love … in Massage Therapy!

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting?  With the education you will receive at the Virginia School of Massage, that career can be yours. 

Programs:

  • Professional Massage Therapy Program
Locations:  Charlottesville

Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training. Our faculty and staff work to ensure that when you've completed your program, you're truly ready to begin your career.

Programs:

  • Massage Therapy - Diploma
Locations:  Lynchburg

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


Programs:

  • Massage Therapy
Locations:  Norfolk

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS)
Locations:  Virginia Beach
Turn your talents into a career. Nationally recognized and accredited Platt College offers degree programs in Graphic Design, Multimedia, IT Networking and Paralegal.

Programs:

  • Respiratory Therapy
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Programs:

  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
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Programs:

  • MS in Psychology - Addictions

Read this article if you want to learn how to become a massage instructor in the state of Wyoming.

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Neal Lyons is a founding member and volunteer contributor at the MTSI Institute, an information based portal dedicated to guiding and assisting aspiring massage therapists establish a successful career in massage. Neal is a published author and has collaborated on several mobile applications that serve the massage profession. You can view his published work on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Kobo. You can connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and on Google+

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