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For a successful spa and wellness career, education is key. The spa and wellness education opportunities provided enable you to learn the spa management skills and therapy knowledge you need to excel in a spa and wellness career.

See our school listing below:

Africa | Asia | Australasia | Europe | Global | North America | South America


International Academy

South Africa
Health and Skin Care Diploma

Southern Africa Hospitality Training Company

Spa Management Course Specialisation

Spa Masters Management College

South Africa
Spa Management Diploma and Certificates


Anada Spa Institute

Hyderabad, India
Diploma in Spa Operations,
Spa Diploma,
Ayurvedic Spa Therapies Diploma,
Ayurvedic Foundation Diploma

Orient Spa Academy

Multiple Locations, India
Diploma in Spa Therapies,
Certificate in Holistic Therapies,
Certificate in Spa Management,
Diploma in Ayurvedic Therapies,
Diploma in Spa Operations & PMT,
Diploma in Aesthetics Treatments

Pacific International Beauty Institute & Pacific Spa Institute

Degree & Certificate Programs for Beauty Career and Spa Management

Republic Polytechnic School of Hospitality

Diploma in Wellness, Lifestyle, and Spa Management

Tamasek Polytechnic

Diploma in Leisure and Events Management

Thai Heritage Spa School

Bangkok, Thailand
Training Certificate Programs in Thai Techniques, Asian Techniques, Western Techniques, Spa Management, and Anatomy & Physiology


Aesthetics International Academy

CIDESCO, CIBTAC, ITEC, and AESTHETICS Approved Diploma & Certificate Courses
CIDESCO Masters International Diploma

Australasian College of Natural Therapies

Sydney, Australia
Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional Medicine, Naturopathy, and Western Herbal Medicine

Elly Lukas, Beauty Therapy College

Victoria, Australia
Diploma of Beauty Therapy,
Also offers Certificates in Specific Spa Therapies


Victoria, Australia
Advanced Diploma of Spa (Management)

RMIT Australia

Victoria, Australia
Graduate Diploma in Wellness (only available for local students)

Williams Angliss Institute

Victoria, Australia
Diploma of Beauty Therapy


Alpine College

Athens, Greece
Certificate and Diploma in Spa Management

Athlone Institute of Technology

Athlone, Ireland
BA in Spa & Wellness Management

Barnet & Southgate College

London, United Kingdom
(ITEC Approved) HNC Diploma in Hair Beauty and Spa Therapy Management

BKF University of Applied Sciences, Budapest

Budapest, Hungary
Masters in Thermal Spa and Resort Management

Bournemouth University

Poole, United Kingdom
BA in Tourism Management

Elegance Ecole Gontard

Nice, France
BTS + Spa Practitioner,
BTS + Spa Manager

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Helsinki, Finland
Bachelor of Hospitality Management, concentration in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management

IST College of Management-Hochschule

Dusseldorf, Germany
Bachelors in Sports, Tourism, Hospitality, Fitness & Health

London South Bank University

London, United Kingdom
BA in Tourism, Hospitality, and Leisure Management

Paris School of Spas and Institutes (Ecole des Spas et Instituts)

Paris, France
Spa Manager Training & Spa Practitioner Training

Plymouth University

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Foundation Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Multiple Locations, Netherlands
BA in Toursim Management

Scaldis Academy

BA in Vitality and Tourism Management

Swiss Hotel Management School

Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort, and Spa Management

University of Arts London

London, United Kingdom
BSc in Beauty & Spa Management (Honors Class for 3rd year)

University of Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
FdA in Beauty Therapy & Spa Management

University of Derby

Buxton, United Kingdom
FdSC, MSc & BSc in International Spa Management

University of Tartu, Parnu College

Parnu, Estonia
Masters in Wellness & Spa Service Design and Management

Warwickshire College Group, Henley-in-Arden College

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
FdA in Spa Management

York College

York, United Kingdom
Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Hair & Beauty Management


International Spa Association

ONLINE, United States
Certified Spa Supervisor (CSS) Program


ONLINE, Germany
Wellness and Spa Management Diploma (Must have University Degree/Vocational Training/Higher Education Degree)

Professional Beauty Association

Online Development Webinars and Educational Opportunities for Beauty and Salon Owners

Raison d'Etre

ONLINE, Sweden
Online Spa Management Course

Spa Business School

ONLINE, United Kingdom
Membership Based - Online Business Accelerator & Management Development Platform

Spa Education Academy

ONLINE, Global
Online Level 4 Spa Management Qualifications

Spa Opportunities - Training Directory

Listing of international training providers for cosmetology, esthetics, massage therapy, management, and more.

SpaQuality LLC

ONLINE, United States
Building and Sustaining High Quality Systems for Spas (in conjunction with UC Irvine's Certification Program)


ONLINE, Global
Online Spa Business Management Courses

Wynne Business

ONLINE, United States
Spa Director's Management Intensive Certificate

North America

AB Tech Community College

North Carolina, United States
Cosmetology, Manicuring/Nail Technology & Esthetics Programs

Advanced Spa Therapy Education Certification Council (ASTECC)

Florida, United States
Continuing Education for Spa Therapies

Algonquin College, School of Hospitality & Tourism

Ontario, Canada
NEW SEPT 2015, One Year College Graduate Certificate in Spa Management

Associated Skin Care Professionals

United States
Listing of Skin Care Schools in the United States and several International.

Bellus Academy

California, Kansas, United States
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage, Spa Nail, and Make-up Programs

Canadian Tourism College

Vancouver, Canada
Certificate for Spa Management from CTC in association with the American Hotel and Lodging Association

Centennial College

Ontario, Canada
Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy (also offer a compressed track)
Diploma in Esthetics

Colburne College

Kingston, Jamaica
Associate Degree in Business Administration with Spa Management concentration

Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration

New York, Unites States
BS & MS in Hotel Administration with Spa Concentration

Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida, United States
BS in Resort & Hospitality Management with Spa Management concentration

George Mason University

Virginia, United States
BS in Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management
Minor in Tourism & Events Management
Well-Being University Initiative that offers wellbeing academic courses

Georgian College

Ontario, Canada
Diploma in Recreation & Leisure Services

Hill College

Texas, United States
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Cosmetology

Loyalist College

Ontario, Canada
Diploma Esthetics and Spa Management

New River Community & Technical College

West Virginia, United States
Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management with Spa Management concentration

Niagara University

New York, United States
BS in Hotel & Restaurant Management with Resort & Spa Management concentration

Northeast Alabama Community College

Alabama, United States
AAS Degree in Salon & Spa Management with Cosmetology/Massage/Esthetics concentration (also offers Certificates in all three areas)

Sandhills College

North Carolina, United States
AAS Degree in Cosmetology (also offer Diploma & Certificate)
AAS in Resort & Spa Management

Scottsdale Community College

Arizona, United States
AAS in Hospitality & Tourism, Spa & Wellness Center Management

Skin Inc, Continuing Education Class Listing

United States, Canada
Listing of Continuing Education Classes in the United States and Canada by region

Spas2b Online Education

CIBTAC Endorsed Spa Management Certificates

The Spa Academy USA

North Carolina, United States

University of California, Irvine

California, ONLINE, United States
ONLINE - Certificate of Spa and Hospitality Management (Allows courses to be taken individually as a development option for spa professionals)

University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College

Texas, Unites States
BS & MS in Hotel & Restaurant Management with Spa concentration

University of West Florida

Florida, United States
BS in Hospitality, Recreation and Resort Management with Spa Management concentration

South America

Colegiatura Columbiana de Cosmetologia y Cosmiatria

Medellin, Columbia
Aesthetics and Cosmetology Courses

Difference Escuela de Cosmetologia y Alta Peluqueria

Guayaquill, Ecuador
Aesthetics and Cosmetology Courses

ELCES Escuela Latinoamericana de Capacitaci—n en EstŽtica Superior

Cordoba, Argentina
Aesthetics and Cosmetology Courses

Francesca Giangiulio Academia de Cosmetologia

Costa Rica
Aesthetics and Cosmetology Courses

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