.16 Board Approval of Educational Programs.

A. The Board may approve any program of studies provided by an accredited State educational institution for:

(1) Licensed massage therapists; and

(2) Registered massage practitioners.

B. The Board shall:

(1) Maintain a list of educational institutions in this State that currently provide an approved licensed massage therapist or registered massage practitioner program;

(2) Set standards for approval of programs licensing massage therapists or registered massage practitioners at educational institutions in this State; and

(3) Survey approved massage therapy programs and schools as necessary.