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Oregon Massage Licensing
& State Board

The Oregon Board of Massage Therapists (OBMT) is located at 610 Hawthorne Ave, Suite 220 NE, Salem, OR 97301. They may also be reached at 503.365.8657. The Board administers the practical examination that a candidate must successfully pass to become a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and practice massage in the state of Oregon. Applicants for Oregon licensure must also pass the written MBLEx or NCETM exam. Taken in its entirety, AIM’s program prepares the candidate for both the practical and written exams. Both exams are administered throughout the year. The OBMT practical exam is administered in Salem; the MBLEx and NCE exams are administered online in a variety of cities.

Higher Education Coordinating Committee

Ashland Institute of Massage is licensed as a private career school. Its license was issued by the Higher Education Coordinating Committee 3225 25th Street SE, Salem OR 97302.

Massage Licensing
in Other States

AIM is an approved school for pre-licensing massage education in the states of Oregon, Washington, California, and Arizona. While AIM meets the hourly educational requirements for many states, you must check directly with specific states regarding how this program fulfills their requirements for licensing or massage practice.

Department of Veterans Affairs

AIM is approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Please see our Veterans page for more details.

AIM Ownership, Licensing,
Certification, & Approval

Ashland Institute of Massage, Inc. is a private, postsecondary career school owned and directed by Bryn McCamley, LMT and Laureen Sutton, LMT. AIM is licensed as a private career school by the Higher Education Coordinating Committee. The Oregon Board of Massage Therapists (OBMT) certifies that AIM meets pre-licensing educational requirements for Oregon. AIM’s Professional Massage program is approved by the Oregon State Approving Agency for the use of GI benefits. AIM is recognized as a school member in good standing by the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), which may be contacted at 25188 Genesee Trail Road, Suite 200, Golden, CO 80401; 800.458.2267; or their website.

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