Spa Therapy

OBJECTIVE   

To prepare students for the Florida Board of Massage Therapy Examination to become a licensed Massage Therapist and for the Florida State Board of Cosmetology mandated requirements to become a licensed Facial Specialist. CLOCK HOURS:  1,050

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION                     

The Spa Therapy program prepares students for employment as licensed professionals in the growing and competitive luxury spa industry.  Students gain proficiency in all aspects of massage, including anatomy and physiology, therapeutic applications, diagnosis, and modalities.  A focus on skin care ensures students are able to diagnosis and treat skin conditions and rejuvenate according to client expectations.  Students continue training in makeup technique, client counseling, and spa business management.

COURSES REQUIRED

  • HIV103 HIV/AIDS (3 Hours)
  • HIV104 HIV/AIDS (4 Hours)
  • BMU101 MAKEUP (38 Hours)
  • BMU102 EYELASH & BROW TINTING (15 Hours)
  • MA101 BASIC MASSAGE THEORY & HISTORY (100 Hours)
  • MA102 CLINICAL PRACTICUM (125 Hours)
  • MA103 ALLIED MODALITIES (100 Hours)
  • MA104 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR MASSAGE PRACTITIONERS (21 Hours)
  • MA105 MEDICAL ERRORS (5 Hours)
  • MA106 FLORIDA LAWS & RULES FOR MASSAGE (25 Hours)
  • MA107 BUSINESS PRACTICES (25 Hours)
  • MA108 SPA THEORY AND TECHNIQUE (25 Hours)
  • MA109 HYDROTHERAPY (25 Hours)
  • MA110 ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY/KINESIOLOGY (260 Hours)
  • MA111 PATHOLOGY (40 Hours)
  • SKI101 ETHICS (2 Hours)
  • SKI102 PRODUCT CHEMISTRY (8 Hours)
  • SKI103 HAIR REMOVAL (8 Hours)
  • SKI104 BASICS OF ELECTRICITY (10 Hours)
  • SKI105 SANITATION (10 Hours)
  • SKI106 FLORIDA LAWS FOR SKIN (5 Hours)
  • SKI107 SKIN THEORY, DISEASES & DISORDERS OF THE SKIN (85 Hours)
  • SKI108 FACIAL TECHNIQUES & CONTRAINDICATIONS (115 Hours)

SERVICES REQUIRED

  • ALLIED MODALITIES – BREATHING EXERCISES (5 Services)
  • ALLIED MODALITIES – NECK/BACK/SHOULDER (5 Services)
  • ALLIED MODALITIES – RANGE OF MOTION (5 Services)
  • ALLIED MODALITIES – STRETCHING (5 Services)
  • CHAIR MASSAGE (50 Services)
  • EYELASH APPLICATION (10 Services)
  • FACIALS (40 Services)
  • FULL BODY MASSAGE (50 Services)
  • HAIR REMOVAL (20 Services)
  • HYDROTHERAPY – HOT TOWEL TREATMENT (5 Services)
  • HYDROPTHERAPY – HYDROCOLLATOR (5 Services)
  • HYDROTHERAPY – WARM STONE MASSAGE (5 Services)
  • LASH AND BROW TINTING (10 Services)
  • MAKEUP APPLICATION (10 Services)
  • MANUAL EXTRACTIONS (5 Services)
  • SANITATION (250 Services)
  • SCALP/FACE/FEET MASSAGE (5 Services)
  • SET/USE/MAINTAIN ELECTRICAL DEVICES (5 Services)
  • TREATMENT PLAN (10 Services)

All hours and services are those required by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and the Florida Department of Health (DOH).

Note:  All programs are taught in a cycle. Students are able to start at any point of the cycle and still fulfill all program requirements.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

The Higher Education Act of 1965 requires proprietary and vocational colleges to provide an eligible program of training to prepare students for Gainful Employment. Below you will find information for related occupations listed for Spa Therapy. The web link will provide information for tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, education, interests, work styles, work values, related occupations, wages and employment trends, other sources and additional information. Also included is the on-time graduation rate, tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, job placement rate, and median loan debt incurred.

CIP Code:  51.3501
CIP Description:  Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Spa Therapy includes occupations such as Massage Therapists, Skin Care Specialists, First-Line Supervisor/Managers of Personal Service Workers, Spa Managers, Physical Therapist Aides, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist Aides, and Vocational Educational Teachers/Postsecondary.

SOC Code:  31-9011
SOC Description:  Massage Therapis
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9011.00

SOC Code:  39-5094
SOC Description:  Skin Care Specialis
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-5094.00

SOC Code:  39-1021
SOC Description:  First-Line Supervisor/Managers of Personal Service Workers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-1021.00

SOC Code:  39-1021
SOC Description:  Spa Manager
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-1021.01

SOC Code:  31-2021
SOC Description:  Physical Therapist Assistant
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2021.00

SOC Code:  31-2022
SOC Description:  Physical Therapist Aide
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2022.00

SOC Code:  31-2011
SOC Description:  Occupational Therapist Assistant
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2011.00

SOC Code:  31-2012
SOC Description:  Occupational Therapist Aide
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2012.00

SOC Code:  25-1194
SOC Description:  Vocational Educational Teachers/Postsecondar
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1194.00

Cost of Attendance for the entire program:

Tuition

$ 12,072.60

Fees

$ 100.00

Books and Supplies

$ 914.33

Total

$ 13,086.93

 

Room and Board*

$ 10,610.00

Total with Room and Board

$ 23,696.93

 

*Room and Board is not a charge by the school, it is only an estimate of your living expenses during school.

Overall Placement Rate:  89.25%

On-time Graduation Rate:  48%

Note:  The placement rate was calculated using the accrediting agency formula.

Students borrowing for the Spa Therapy program have a median loan total indebtedness of $8263.00 after graduation. Monthly payments for the Direct Loan program must start at $50.00. To calculate your monthly repayment amount for your total student loan borrowed you can access www.finaid.org/calculators.

Median Loan Debt for Private Educational Loans after graduation:  N/A

Median Loan Debt for Institutional Loan debt after graduation:  N/A

 

For more detailed information about our programs, please visit our on-line school catalog.