PSMB follows the highest quality guidelines

Step 1 – Complete the application
Follow the instructions on How to Apply for PA License.

What’s Required:

  1. Completed Application
  2. 2 letters of reference – 1 professional/1 personal
  3. Negative TB test
  4. Valid Photo ID
  5. Transcript from Last School Attended
  6. Documentation from PA State Board(if any)
  7. Completed Enrollment Agreement
  8. Deposit or Payment in Full

Step 2 – Submit additional transcripts
In addition to the transcripts required for the application, have any other massage therapy programs you attended send official transcripts & copy of catalog of courses for the year of your attendance directly to the Director of Education at

Step 3 – Have transfer credits reviewed
Make an appointment with the Director of Education to discuss and review any courses that could potentially be transferred  for credit.

Transfer policy – Massage Therapy Program

  • The institution where you completed your transfer coursework must be licensed by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You may transfer a maximum of 500 hours.
  • Courses may transfer to Philadelphia School of Massage and Bodywork if you have received grades of C or better.
  • Transfer courses must have similar course content and objective, and correspond to courses within PSMB massage therapy curriculum.
  • All courses you submit for transfer must be completed within the past five years.
  • All courses submitted for transfer must be applied for and posted to your PSMB academic record prior to your enrollment.
  • You may be required to submit a portfolio or perform a demonstration of your competency in the transfer course objectives.
  • The final decision regarding your transfer is determined by the PSMB School Faculty Team.
  • Transfer policies are subject to change.

Fee Schedule:
Transfer Review/Test :
Coursework: $15.71  per hour
Competency Demonstration: $60
Books: TBD