Overview

Whether you aspire to own or manage a spa or you’re already a seasoned professional, improve your knowledge and career advancement opportunities with practical, real-world spa and wellness education taught by leading industry experts. Throughout this comprehensive, online program, you’ll learn all aspects of the successful day-to-day operation of a spa as well as business strategies you can employ for sustained growth and profitability in this ever-evolving industry.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who wish to enter the field of spa and wellness management
  • Current spa owners, directors, and practitioners
  • Spa employees needing management training
  • Business professionals and entrepreneurs entering the spa and wellness industry
  • Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who are looking for a career change
  • Manufacturers and developers of products for the spa and wellness industries
  • Wellness, health, medical, and fitness professionals seeking to expand their understanding of the industry
  • Representatives from business, hospitality, and tourism industries considering spa related project developments

Career Insight

Occupational summary for first-line supervisors of personal service workers in the United States:

  • Jobs: 216,708 (2018)
  • Projected Growth: 16.8% (2018-2028)
  • Annual Salary: $29k-$49k (25th-75th Percentile)

Program Benefits

  • Acquire a solid level of understanding and conceptual skills in management, operations, finance, human resources, marketing, and treatments from managing day-to-day operations to positioning for future growth and profitability.
  • Learn strategic thinking for developing your business model and marketing plan based upon industry analysis and market research of your target market.
  • Develop an integrated service culture that supports profitability, employee retention, and high customer loyalty.

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Spa & Wellness: Industry and Operations (3 units)
  • Human Resources Management in Spa & Wellness (3 units)
  • Spa and Wellness Financial Management (3 units)
  • Marketing and Branding for Spa & Wellness (3 units)

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated June 10, 2019
This course is Online
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6 - 12 months
Part-time
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