We set the
industry standard.
COMTA elevates and upholds standards of excellence in massage therapy/bodywork and esthetics education through specialized accreditation, benefiting students and schools, practitioners, and the public.

COMTA is Celebrating 20 Years of USDE Recognition!

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapists are healthcare professionals that work with clients to lessen stress, manage pain, ease muscles, and provide general health and wellness. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is rapidly expanding.


Massage Therapy and Esthetics

Esthetics

Estheticians are professionals that work with clients to maintain and improve the health of the skin. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is rapidly expanding.

Specialized Accreditation

COMTA Endorsed
Curriculum

COMTA-ACCSC Dual Accreditation Pathways

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For Immediate Release: WELCOME New COMTA Commissioners and COMTA Staff

WELCOME! New COMTA Commissioners and COMTA Staff The COMTA Commission and Staff would like to welcome our four newest Commissioners: Patrick Comstock (Administrator) Carolina Render (Massage Practitioner) Michael Santoro (Public Member) Cassandra Stratton (Employer) We are pleased to share the following Commissioners have been re-elected and/or re-appointed for another 4-year term: Toshiana Baker (Esthetics Practitioner) Lurana...
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October 2022 COMTA Commission Actions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 17 & 24, 2022 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its October 17 & 24, 2022 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, schools noted below have received the following: Initial Accreditation Granted: Arlington School of Massage (Arlington, WA) – Institutional – October 2022...
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