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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.

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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News and Alerts – New COMTA Mailing Address

The COMTA office is moving! The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) is excited to announce we are moving to the beach! Effective March 1, 2020 the COMTA office address is: 900 Commonwealth Place, Suite 200-331 Virginia Beach, VA 23464 ​​​​​​​ All mail sent to the Arlington location will be forwarded but please update your...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Commission Actions – February 2020

February 19 & 26, 2020 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its February 19 & 26, 2020 Commission meeting via teleconference.  By action of the Commission, the following schools have received the following:   Initial Accreditation Granted California College of Physical Arts, Inc. –  Huntington Beach, CA   Institutional...
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