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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2023 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its October 18, 2023 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, the institutions noted below have received the following: Renewal of Institutional Accreditation granted: Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy (Colorado Springs, CO) – 750-hour Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 2023 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its July 11 & 18, 2023 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, the institution noted below has received the following: Approval to add Distance Education: Carlson College of Massage Therapy (Anamosa, IA) – 700- and 775-hour...
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...
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) will hold its next meeting on July 13, 2022. Official business will be conducted and there are no schools/programs to be considered.    Submission of written comments are not applicable.   Any questions should be directed to the Commission Chair – chair@comta.org or to the Executive Director –...
Revocation of Accreditation                Institute for Therapeutic Massage (Haskell, NJ) The COMTA Appeal Committee convened on March 17, 2022 to hear the appeal of the Institute for Therapeutic Massage of the COMTA decision to revoke the institution’s accreditation. Having found that the institution did not meet its burden of demonstrating that the Commission’s decision was arbitrary...
Revocation of Accreditation                Institute for Therapeutic Massage (Haskell, NJ) The COMTA Appeal Committee convened on March 17, 2022 to hear the appeal of the Institute for Therapeutic Massage of the COMTA decision to revoke the institution’s accreditation. Having found that the institution did not meet its burden of demonstrating that the Commission’s decision was arbitrary...
Revocation of Accreditation                Institute for Therapeutic Massage (Haskell, NJ) The COMTA Appeal Committee convened on March 17, 2022 to hear the appeal of the Institute for Therapeutic Massage of the COMTA decision to revoke the institution’s accreditation. Having found that the institution did not meet its burden of demonstrating that the Commission’s decision was arbitrary...
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has prepared and published a list of the school(s)/program(s) to be considered at the April 6-8, 2022 Commission Meeting.   Schools/Programs Being Considered: Renewal of Accreditation – Institutional Cortiva Institute Connecticut – Cromwell, CT Florida School of Massage – Gainesville, FL Mountain State School of Massage – Charleston,...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 21-22, 2021 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its April 21-22, 2021 Commission meeting via conference call.  By action of the Commission, schools noted below have received the following: Initial Accreditation Granted: Indiana Academy of Massage – (Zionsville, IN) – Institutional, April 2021...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Commission Actions By action of the Commission, the school noted below has received the following: Extension of Accreditation Grant   Gadsden State Community College – Massage Therapy Program (Gadsden, AL) – the program’s current grant of accreditation is extended to October 31, 2021 As published, a March 17, 2020 guidance document from...
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