Algonquin College - Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2G 1V8

Spa and Wellness Operations Management (Graduate Certificate)

Program Information
Faculty: School of Hospitality & Tourism
Degree: Certificate
Field of Study: Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Description This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with the business and management skills required to excel in the rapidly expanding spa and wellness service industry. In North America, the wellness industry is experiencing significant growth and industry leaders consider the need for a well-trained labour force to be a forefront issue. Algonquin College is a proud member of the Spa Industry Association of Canada (SIAC) and Leading Spas of Canada (LSC). This program is designed to address today`s market demand for creative, highly skilled, and well-rounded spa and wellness managers, who have the ability to educate and empower both their clients and staff. Students acquire business expertise and gain employable skills by exploring topics including menu creation, financial management, sales, marketing, communication, human resources management, facilities management and ethics and regulations.
Website: Spa and Wellness Operations Management (Graduate Certificate) at Algonquin College - Graduate Programs
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with the minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening: 22 Speaking: 22, Writing: 22.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree. Spa management work experience is highly recommended. Applicants who have not completed a two year community college diploma or a two year university degree may be considered based on relevant work experience. These applicants will be assessed individually and will be required to complete an Eligibility Package.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: December 26, 2018