State Testing

Currently the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards is the agency that gives the Texas licensing exam. The test is called the MBLEx. The text can be taken prior to completing the massage therapy coursework or receiving a transcript. Visit the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards website to gain valuable testing information including current costs. In addition to taking the MBLEx, you will need to take the Jurisprudence Exam. This is an online no fail exam. 

Click here for MBLEX Information

Click here for Jurisprudence Prudence Exam Information

When all tuition is paid and coursework and internship is completed the student transcript will be released. At this time the graduate sends an application for licensure to the Texas Department of State Health Services – Massage Therapy Program click here for more information. 

Scroll to applications and forms then download and complete the Massage Therapist Application Packet and include the licensing fee. It takes 4 – 6 weeks for the application to be processed. See the following rules governing response times. Click here for more information. 


Applying for a license

Transcript and Diploma Requests 

Transcripts and Diplomas are available upon graduation and full payment of all financial obligations. The first diploma and transcript are included in the price of tuition for students all extra copies are available for a fee. For a second copy of your transcript or diploma please call the front desk at: (817)  446-6629

Transcript Fee $10

Diploma Fee $15

Transcript and Diploma Fee $25 

State of TExas Minimum REquierments

125 Hours of Massage

50 Hours of Human Anatomy

25 Hours of Human Physiology

20 Hours of Hydrotherapy

45 Hours of Business and Ethics

20 Hours of Health and Hygiene

50 Hours of Internship

75 Hours of Advanced Massage

50 Hours of Kinesiology

40 Hours of Pathology

Our Licensing and Associations 



The North Texas School of Swedish Massage is registered by the TDLR - Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations – (#MS0054, #ME1270).

Member of: Texas Coalition of Massage Schools & Instructors , AMTA-American Massage Therapy Association and ABMP-American Bodywork and Massage Professionals