ABMP is an international, professional organization
established to assist massage/bodywork practitioners in
their profession. HEC, Inc. graduates qualify for ABMP
The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education is an
independent non-profit organization that has been
established to serve as the voice, advocate and resource
for the entire education sector – from entry-level training
programs through post-graduate studies. The Alliance
includes three primary membership groups under one roof:
Schools, Teachers, and Continuing Education Providers.
The mission of the American Massage Therapy Association
is to serve AMTA members while advancing the art, science
and practice of massage therapy.
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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. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Approved Providers, Assigned Schools and entry level State Licensure Exams.
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The Entry-Level Analysis Project (ELAP) is a research project initiated by the Coalition of National Massage Therapy Organizations in March 2012. The project goals were to define knowledge and skill components of entry-level education and recommend the minimum number of hours schools should teach to prepare graduates for safe and competent practice in the massage profession. Completed in December of 2013, the project published two documents, which describes ELAP work group findings and recommendations. Read the Coalition Statement in response to the project and reviewThe Core: Entry-Level Analysis Project Report (Final Report) and The Core: Entry-Level Massage Education Blueprint (the Blueprint) available to download on this website. Alternately, you can watch informational webinars about the project.