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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.

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 Public Notice – Schools to be Considered for Accreditation – February 2021

The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has prepared and published a list of the school(s)/program(s) to be considered at the February 17 & 24, 2021 Commission Meeting.   Schools/Programs Being Considered: Initial Accreditation – Institutional Dolly Monroe Beauty Academy – Tampa, FL Initial Accreditation – Programmatic Ivy Tech Community College – Fort Wayne, IN...
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For Public Notice – April 2021 Commission Meeting Actions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 21-22, 2021 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its April 21-22, 2021 Commission meeting via conference call.  By action of the Commission, schools noted below have received the following: Initial Accreditation Granted: Indiana Academy of Massage – (Zionsville, IN) – Institutional, April 2021...
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