Accreditation, Approvals, and Memberships

Orion Institute, formerly known as, Healing Arts Institute is a school with national and state recognition. Upon receiving a diploma from our school, you will be eligible to sit for the Ohio state medical board examination for massage therapy.

ACCREDITATION

Orion Institute is accredited by ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges). According to ACCSC, "Accreditation is a means of assisting private career schools and colleges to become stronger and better institutions by setting standards of educational quality." The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) has been at the forefront of establishing and advancing quality education at private, postsecondary career schools and colleges for over 40 years.

ACCSC
2101 Wilson Blvd, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
703-247-4212

APPROVALS

State Medical Board of Ohio
77 South High St., 17th Floor
Columbus, OH 43266-0315
614-466-3934

State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
(Reg. # 02-03-1626T)
30 East Broad St., Suite 2481
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
614-466-2752

MEMBERSHIPS

AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association)
NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork)
OCMTS (Ohio Council of Massage Therapy Schools)
ABMP (Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals)

In addition, we are an approved training provider by the following:

BVR
State approving agency for Veteran's Benefits
WIA