Continuing Education

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) Online offers a variety of continuing education courses covering a variety of modalities. Many require this training for continued certification while others simply choose to enhance the skills they already have. For on-campus courses please visit

How to Register for Classes

SWIHA Online makes registration simple – you can register by clicking a link below, by phone, online at or stop by the Student Services office in Tempe, Arizona. We will be happy to answer your questions or get you registered for a class. Start your journey with us today!


Arizona Massage Board

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage (NCBTMB): 1-800-296-0664

NCBTMB#: 032462-00

Arizona Requirements for Massage Therapists

The state of Arizona requires 700 hours for a state massage license.

Arizona State Licensing Board for Massage Therapy requires a minimum of 24 CEU hours every two years. A licensee may complete a maximum of 12 (of the 24 required) continuing education hours from a correspondence or Online.

The AZ State Board of Massage Therapy does NOT require proof of CEU class taken if you received notification by postcard of your renewal. As such, certificates are no longer automatically generated but are still available by request. Upon completion of a course, please allow approximately 10 business days for administrative processing to receive a Certificate of Completion. To request a certificate, please contact Student Services at 480-994-9244.

Please note that courses offered by SWIHA for vocational, personal development, or continuing education purposes have homework and competency requirements which must be met to receive a passing grade.


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