Application for exemption under Iowa Code §261B.11 (1)(m)

Higher education institutions located in Iowa whose massage therapy curriculum is approved under administrative rules of the professional licensure division of the department of public health and whose instructors are licensed massage therapists under chapter 152C. (Note: This application should not be completed by a school that offers both massage therapy and cosmetology arts and sciences programs. A school that offers both massage therapy and cosmetology arts and sciences programs must complete the application for a licensed cosmetology school.)

If you have questions, please contact Lisa Pundt at or 515-725-3426.

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1. Review the exemption application requirements and and have all information ready to enter into the application before you begin. The application preparation process may require you to identify links to your website where you have posted policies required by the application questions below; or prepare text of policies and procedures that you will need to either 1) enter into textboxes associated with application questions below, or 2) submit as attachments to an email directed to appropriate Iowa College Aid staff as indicated under each question.

If you have questions, please contact Lisa Pundt at or 515-725-3426.

Address of principal office as defined in Iowa Code §490.140.

3. Individual completing this application.

The school must prominently state in all of its electronic, paper, or verbal promotional statements, and on its enrolment agreement with the student, that it is not accredited, that credits or clock hours earned at the school may not transfer to accredited schools.

If yes, provide the URL.

Submit documentation that includes these disclosures for prospective students via email to

Note: additional questions below give you the option to submit necessary disclosures, policies, and procedures via the same email.

Your school does not qualify for this exemption. You cannot complete this exemption application. You may qualify for an exemption under Iowa Code §261B.11(1)(k), for postsecondary educational institutions offering programs limited to non-degree specialty career and technical training. Please contact Lisa Pundt at for assistance in identifying the correct exemption application for your school.

6. You must submit current documentation that your massage therapy curriculum is approved by the Iowa Board of Massage Therapy.

Printed from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission website on May 25, 2018 at 11:08pm.