October 2012 Actions

October 2012 Actions

Posted by: LaToshya Vaughn    |    Thursday, November 8, 2012

October 17-19, 2012 Commission Meeting
Commission Actions 


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The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its October 17-19, 2012 Commission Meeting.

By action of the Commission, the following schools have received renewal of accreditation, placed on probation or completed a substantive change process (renewal schools placed on show cause, probation or deferral are considered accredited institutions):

Renewal of Accreditation – Programmatic
(Accreditation Period October 2012 – October 2017):
Community College of Baltimore County – Massage Therapy program – (Baltimore, MD)

Renewal of Accreditation w/ Conditions – Programmatic
(Conditions to be reviewed at next meeting)
(Accreditation Period October 2012 – October 2017):
Elgin Community College – Massage Therapy Program – (Elgin, IL)
National University of Health Sciences – Massage Therapy Program – (Lombard, IL)

Renewal of Accreditation w/ Conditions – Institutional
(Conditions to be reviewed at next meeting)
(Accreditation Period October 2012 – October 2017):
Educating Hands School of Massage – (Miami, FL)
International Professional School of Bodywork – (San Diego, CA)
New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts – (Hudson, NH and Bridgton, ME)

Continued Probation:
Salter College – (West Boylston, MA) – For details, click here

Removed from Probation:
The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration – (Boulder, CO)

Removed from Show Cause:
Educating Hands School of Massage – (Miami, FL)

Voluntary Withdrawal:
The Salter School – Massage Therapy Program – (Fall River, MA)
Springfield Technical Community College – Massage Program – (Springfield, MA)
National Massage Therapy Institute – (Philadelphia, PA; Egg Harbor, NJ; Wilmington, DE; and Falls Church, VA) – in process, pending update to the ECAR.