Massage Therapy Training (CE)

Once successfully completing both Massage I & Massage II (sequentially), you will be able to sit for the Massage & Bodywork Licensure Exam (MBLEX). With both Massage I & II certificates and a PASS score on the MBLEX, you may apply for a North Carolina license.

  Massage 1 Massage 2 Mandatory Orientation / Registration
Day Beginning August 2024 Beginning January 2025 June 2024
Evening Beginning January 2025 Beginning May 2025 November 4, 2024

NOTE: You do not need to be a JCC student to take these courses, but you will need to apply and be accepted to this program to be able to register. You will need a valid email, a one-page registration form and payment or scholarship form at registration. All students MUST register at least 5 days prior to the class start date.


  • The following documents are required at the time of application.
    • Proof of High School Diploma/GED (Official Transcript must be sent to the Registrar.)
    • Proof of Age - Must be 18 years or older (If an official high school transcript is on file with the Registrar then no additional documents are needed.)
    • Two (2) Moral Character References (PDF) - email to address on form.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory proof of proficiency in the English language.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Scores: minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 550 (5-year limit on scores).
    • If you graduated from a high school in the United States TOEFL scores are not required. 
    • Or attend the course English as a Second Language (ESL) 
  • Attend the Mandatory Orientation session
  • Background Check/Drug Screen, Completed Physical Form, Immunizations, AHA CPR
  • Purchase and wear a uniform
  • Purchase supplies and textbooks
  • Receive two one-hour massages for field study and submit massage documentation forms

Additional Resources


K. Lynn Hurt
Program Director
Phone: (919) 209-2516