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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 – April 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE SCHOOLS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACCREDITATION To view this information in a pdf, click here: COMTA РSchools to be considered РApril 2019 The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has prepared and published a list of the schools and programs to be considered at the April 17-18, 2019 Commission Meeting in Arlington,...
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Cortiva Branch Closure Notifications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) received Teach Out Plans for the following Cortiva Institute branch campus announced closures: Cortiva Institute New Jersey (Wall Township, NJ) The Cortiva Institute in Wall Township, NJ closed effective March 7, 2019.  All remaining students were allowed to transfer to a nearby COMTA-accredited institution, Institute...
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