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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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Commission Actions – April 2020 Commission Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 22-23, 2020 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its April 22-23, 2020 Commission meeting via conference call.  By action of the Commission, the following schools have received the following: Initial Accreditation Granted Arizona School of Integrative Studies (Tucson, AZ – Main; Mesa, Prescott &...
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For Public Notice – Schools to be Considered for Accreditation – July 2020

The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has prepared and published a list of the school(s)/program(s) to be considered at the July 9 & 16, 2020 Commission Meeting.   Schools/Programs Being Considered: Initial Accreditation – Institutional American Institute of Massage – Santa Ana, CA Indiana Therapeutic Massage School – Indianapolis, IN Zen Shiatsu Chicago –...
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