West Virginia Massage Schools

West Virginia Massage Therapy Licensure Boardwww.wvmassage.org
Licensing Requirements: approved by the State and be at least 500 hours minimum.
Schedule of West Virginia Massage Licensing fees
Standards for Massage Schools in WV.
Reciprocity: The State you are licensed in must meet the same requirements (see license requirements) as WV in order to meet reciprocity. Complete an application and submit it to the board
Standards of Practice” which include health and sanitation guidelines
Massage therapy” means a health care service which is a scientific and skillful manipulation of soft tissue for therapeutic or remedial purposes, specifically for improving muscle tone, circulation, promoting health and physical well-being. Massage therapy includes massage, myotherapy, massotherapy, bodywork, bodywork therapy, or therapeutic massage including hydrotherapy, superficial hot and cold applications, vibration and topical applications or other therapies which involve manipulation of the muscle and connective tissue of the body, for the purpose of enhancing health, reducing stress, improving circulation, aiding muscle relaxation, increasing range of motion, or relieving neuro-muscular pain. Massage therapy does not include diagnosis or service which requires a license to practice medicine or surgery, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic, or podiatry, and does not include service performed by nurses, occupational therapists, or physical therapists who act under their own professional license, certificate or registration.
(d) “Massage establishment” means a place of business wherein massage therapy is practiced.

Mountain State School Of Massage
601 50th Street Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 926-8822
Fax: (304) 926-8837
Email Admissions Office: [email protected]
Email Financial Aid Office: [email protected]
775 hours
Day Program is completed in 32 weeks
Night Program is completed in 43 weeks meeting
Accreditation: COMTA
– Tuition for the Massage Therapy Diploma Program $10,800
– Training Kit & Supplies, includes Required Textbooks* $900
– Massage Table/equipment* $600
– ABMP Student Membership $69
– Licensing Examination Fee (NCBTMB) $195
– West Virginia Licensure Fee $350
TOTAL $12,939.00
Additional costs not included in this total:
– MSSM Admission Application Fee $25

James Rumsey Technical Institute
Massage Program
Phone: (304) 754-7925
Fax: (304) 754-7933
3274 Hedgesville Rd
Martinsburg, WV 25403
Cost: $4551.00

Mountwest Community and Technical College
Massage Program- Associate of Applied Science
One Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701

Laurel Business Institute-Morgantown
40 Commerce Dr
Morgantown, WV 26501-3952Tel:(304)381-2633
Email:[email protected]Web:www.laurel.edu
8 month Diploma Program

Art & Science Institute of Cosmetology & Massage Therapy
45 Cory Rd
Fairmont, WV 26554-8119Tel:(304)363-2015
Email:[email protected]Web:asicbeautyschool.net
Tuition is $9,570.00, which includes everything(Lifetime warrantied table, uniform, books, tuition and registration fee

Clarksburg Beauty Academy & School of Massage
120 S 3rd St
Clarksburg, WV 26301-2903Tel:(304)624-6475Fax:304-624-6465
Email:[email protected]
Accreditations: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)
600 hour Licensing Program completed in 24 weeks daytime classes.
Cost: $7,650.00

Morgantown Beauty College
276 Walnut St Frnt
Morgantown, WV 26505-5496Tel:(304)381-2633Fax:304-292-7899
Email:[email protected]
750 hour program over 7 months. 28 hours for five weeks and then 31hours for the remaining contract hours with 60 minutes for lunch (Tues-Sat).
Accredited by: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences ( NACCAS)
Cost: $12,956.00

New River Community & Technical College-Lewisburg
653 Church St
Lewisburg, WV 24901-2024Tel:(304)647-6560
Email:[email protected]. Website:www.newriver.edu
Certificate of Applied Science Degree in Massage Therapy

Triad Tech
431 5th Ave
Huntington, WV 25701-1905
Email:[email protected]
500 hour program.

Information on this page is subject to change. Last update 10/12/2020