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The MTAA’s goal in setting our requirements for membership is to ensure that applicants meet a minimum standard of education to ensure they understand their rights and responsibilities as a member. It is also to ensure that all members practice safely and ethically by adhering to the Association’s Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics and other governing documents and member policies.
Before the MTAA can provide membership, all applicants must meet all MTAA membership requirements and provide full payment before activation can occur.
The membership eligibility requirements must be met in order for a practitioner to be eligible for MTAA membership.
The applicant must have, at minimum, a 2 year / 2,200-hour Diploma in Massage Therapy, as well as both 1st and 2nd-year transcripts as approved by the Board of Directors and meets all membership requirements outlined OR who has been deemed as Substantially Equivalent to a 2 year / 2,200 hour graduate through the Association Substantial Equivalency process and is able to meet all membership requirements.