Massage Therapist Training in Connecticut

Connecticut has specific rules and requirements that you must meet if you want to become a licensed massage therapist.  You will notice below that the costs in Connecticut are much higher than in other states; this is something you might need to consider before deciding where you want to train and practice massage therapy.

General Requirements before Applying

  • At least 500 hours of training at an approved school in the state of Connecticut
  • Successfully completed the NCETMB (Note that the NCETM is not accepted)

Renewal Requirements

  • Licenses expire every 2 years
  • 24 Continuing education hours over each 4 year period


  • NCETMB: $225.00
  • License: $375.00
  • License Renewal: $250.00