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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 – Request for Appeal

October 20-21, 2021 Commission Meeting Commission Action – Request for Appeal The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) concluded its October 20-21, 2021 Commission meeting.  By action of the Commission, the school noted below received the following: Revocation of Accreditation                Institute for Therapeutic Massage (Haskell, NJ) The Commission revoked accreditation for failure to demonstrate financial...
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Public Notice – Schools to be Considered for Accreditation – February 7 & 14, 2022

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 7 & 14, 2022 Commission Meeting.  Schools/Programs Being Considered: Initial Accreditation – Institutional Healing Hands Massage Institute – Richardson, TX Phoenix Awakening dba A New Beginning School of Massage Killeen – Killeen, TX...
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