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For Immediate Release School Closure Updates The Commission has received confirmation of the following closures of COMTA-accredited schools.  COMTA Commission and staff regret the loss of these fine institutions to the massage community and wish the best to the staff, faculty and students. For additional information about this or other announcements, please contact the COMTA office...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMTA Unveils New Logo To view this information in pdf, click here: New COMTA Logo Press Release – 12_2016 The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) would like to introduce its new logo design symbolizing the BRIDGE between students, schools, and national professional standards. As the only specialized accrediting agency for massage...
Press Release: COMTA Obtains ASPA Membership To view this information as a pdf, click here: COMTA Press Release – ASPA Membership – Dec 2016   The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) is proud to announce that, effective November 1, its application for membership into the Association of Specialized and Programmatic Accreditors (ASPA) has been...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Commission has received notification that the Montana School of Massage in Missoula, MT has voluntarily withdrawn from institutional accreditation with COMTA, effective June 15, 2016.  It is our understanding that the school has also discontinued enrollments and intends to close November 2016 after teaching out its last group of students. Any published references by the school regarding “accreditation”,...
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation is proud to congratulate one of own for winning the AMTA’s Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award: Regina Cobb, director of the massage therapy program at Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI). Regina has been the program director at CCRI since 2001, having earned the program COMTA-accreditation in...
​Commissioner Election 2016: COMTA is seeking Commissioner Candidates  ​ Nominations Accepted through March 1st Are you committed to quality education in massage, bodywork and esthetics/skin care?  ​We need your help finding great people to serve as Commissioners for COMTA! The 2016 election cycle includes these four categories:​ Educator – Esthetics Practitioner – Esthetics Regulator – massage or...
On January 22, 2016, the Commission received official notification that the Institute for Therapeutic Massage, Inc (Haskell, NJ) will close its auxiliary classroom located in Tom’s River, NJ, effective January 31, 2016.  The few remaining students will transfer to Tinton Falls, 30 miles away, and graduate as scheduled. Institute for Therapeutic Massage continues to operate its...
The Coalition of National Massage Therapy Organizations Meets to Discuss Issues Facing the Profession Click here to view the following information in pdf form: Coalition December 2015 Update December 16, 2015 – The Coalition of National Massage Therapy Organizations met December 4, 2015 in Chicago, IL to continue dialog on a variety of issues facing...
2015 Historic Educational Congress a Success! Click the following link to view the information in a pdf: ED Congress 2015 Press Release The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education and the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) are pleased to announce that the 2015 Educational Congress was a great success! This biennial event brought together about...
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) wishes to announce the resignation of Commissioner Ed Bolden and thank him for his dutiful service.  Mr. Bolden has served in the Regulator position since January 2015.  Though he was with the Commission only a short time, his contributions were valuable and much appreciated.  He was instrumental in the development of...
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