37-33-502. Qualifications for licensure. (1) To be eligible for licensure as a massage therapist as provided in 37-33-501, an applicant:
(a) shall submit an application on a form provided by the department;
(b) shall include with the application the application fee set by the board;
(c) must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent;
(d) must be at least 18 years of age; and
(e) must be of good moral character.
(2) The applicant, in addition to the requirements established in subsection (1), is required to:
(a) successfully complete a massage therapy program of a minimum of 500 hours of study that meets or exceeds the curriculum guidelines established by any program or organization accredited by the national commission for certifying agencies or its equivalent or successor and receive a passing score on an examination prescribed by the board; or
(b) possess an equivalent current license, certification, or registration in good standing from another state.