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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.

COMTA is Celebrating 20 Years of USDE Recognition!

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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Interstate Massage Therapy Compact (IMpact)

The Council of State Governments (CSG) is partnering with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) to support the mobility of licensed massage therapists through the development of a new interstate compact.  This additional licensing pathway will create reciprocity among participant states and reduce the barriers to license...
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The People’s Declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Healthcare

As an organizational member of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine – AIHM – COMTA is proud to be among the initial signatories for The People’s Declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Healthcare The People’s Declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Healthcare calls for the respectful collaboration between traditional, complementary and  biomedical practices with...
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