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All members of the New Brunswick Massotherapy Association-Association de massothérapie du Nouveau-Brunswick must be registered as members in good standing of the regulatory College of Massage Therapy of New Brunswick (CMTNB).

A candidate for registration must meet specific standards. These standards are called the Inter-Jurisdictional Practice Competencies and Performance Indicators for Massage Therapists at Entry-to-Practice. These standards are continually evaluated and updated. Here is the most recent version.

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While the CMTNB is becoming fully functional the NBMA-AMNB will continue to post information to assist those interested in becoming Registered Massage Therapists. 

The CMTNB requires that all applicants be graduates of a course that offers complete training in accordance with the Competency Standards. 

Please note that some schools offer a choice of courses ranging from simple or introductory levels to full Competency Standards. It is your responsibility to ensure that the courses you complete fully comply with the Competency Standards.  

How do I choose a School of Massage Therapy?

For a Professional, the important criteria in choosing a school is the quality and thoroughness of training. The best way to measure how well a school is training and educating it students is to ask for the Pass Fail rate for the Regulatory College exams. 

How many graduates of the school have taken exams to be admitted to a Regulatory College? How many of that group passed on their first attempts?

Many schools, especially in those jurisdictions in Canada that are not yet regulated, do not have Pass Fail rates because too few of their graduates have attempted the Regulatory College exams. 

A Council of Accreditation will begin to inspect and accredit schools within two years, that is, likely by the end of 2016. Accredited Schools are expected to advertise the official recognition. This will make it easier to select a school that will provide quality and thoroughness of training.

Which school of MT most thoroughly prepares candidates?  It's too early to know. In Ontario, MT schools have been tracking their Pass Fail rate for many years.  

Following successful performance on the CMTNB entry exams use the forms below to join the NBMA-AMNB.

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