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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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Schools to be Considered – October 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE  SCHOOLS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACCREDITATION The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has prepared and published a list of the school(s)/program(s) to be considered at the October 22 & 23, 2019 Commission Meeting. Schools/Programs Being Considered: Initial Accreditation – Institutional Aesthetics Institute (St. Louis, MO)   Accredited institutions, state agencies, the general...
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COMTA Commission Actions – July 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2019 Commission Meeting – Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its July 12, 2019 Commission meeting via teleconference.  By action of the Commission, the following schools have received the following: Initial Accreditation Granted Blue Cliff College – Gulfport, MS – Programmatic – July 2019 – July...
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