Hospitality: Spa and Wellness Center Management

Spa and Wellness Center Management - CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Hospitality: Spa and Wellness Center Management is designed to prepare graduates for management careers in the spa and wellness industry. The curriculum provides an overview of healthful living, such as meditation, wellness, and massage therapy. Graduates attain skills in guest services, accounting, information systems, marketing, human resources, and hospitality law. Students may apply these courses towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Hospitality: Spa and Wellness Center Management (3079).


Major Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits

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Course Format

Classes are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, online, day, evening, full-time and part-time.  

How long will it take?

It takes a minimum of 1 to 2 years depending on the number of courses taken each semester. This estimate does not include developmental education courses (courses under 100 level).


The estimated cost of the program is $3,315 (39 credit hours) ($85 per credit hour) for Maricopa County residents. *(see below for details) Individual course fees vary depending on the course from $5 and up.

Please click here for a list of out-of-county and other fees.


Some classes use low or no-cost textbooks. General Education courses may have textbooks that cost more.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ACC211Financial Accounting (3) OR
HRM265Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism (3)3
HES100Healthful Living3
HES154First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation3
HRM110Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management3
HRM130Guest Services Management3
HRM150Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems I3
HRM220Hospitality Managerial Accounting3
HRM260Hospitality Human Resource Management3
HRM270Hospitality Marketing3
HRM280Hospitality and Tourism Law3
WED162Meditation and Wellness1
WED165Overview of Massage Therapy2
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
EXS112Professional Applications of Fitness Principles3
EXS130Strength Fitness-Physiological Principles and Training Techniques3
HRM145Events Management3
HRM235Club Management3
HRM250Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems II3
HRM295AAHospitality Internship (1) OR
HRM295ABHospitality Internship (2) OR
HRM295ACHospitality Internship (3)1-3
PED101TCTai Chi (1) OR
PED102TCTai Chi - Intermediate (1) OR
PED103TCTai Chi (0.50) OR
PED201TCTai Chi - Advanced (1)1
PED101YOYoga (1) OR
PED102YOYoga - Intermediate (1) OR
PED103YOYoga (0.50) OR
PED201YOYoga - Advanced (1)1
WED151Introduction to Alternative Medicine3
WED172Overview of Herbal Remedies1
  • Promote the basic components of health and wellness, including stress management, nutrition, fitness and environmental health, in a spa and wellness center setting. (EXS112, EXS130, HES100, HRM270, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, PED101TC, PED102TC, PED103TC, PED201TC, PED101YO, PED102YO, PED103YO, PED201YO, WED151, WED162, WED165, WED172, WED218)
  • Utilize safety procedures and equipment within a spa and wellness center setting. (HES154)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the elements and current trends that comprise the hospitality industry. (HRM110, HRM130, HRM145, HRM150, HRM235, HRM250, HRM260, HRM270, HRM290, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
  • Create favorable guest experiences by using professional service management techniques in a hospitality environment. (HRM110, HRM130, HRM145, HRM150, HRM235, HRM250, HRM270, HRM280, HRM290, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
  • Demonstrate the essential functions of hospitality industry management, including human resources, guest services, marketing, as well as hospitality and tourism law. (HRM130, HRM260, HRM270, HRM280, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
  • Employ industry specific and current business technologies to inform and enhance individual and organizational performance. (ACC211, HRM265, HRM150, HRM220, HRM250, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
  • Integrate professional, ethical, and legal standards into hospitality business practice. (ACC211, HRM110, HRM130, HRM150, HRM145, HRM220, HRM235, HRM260, HRM265, HRM270, HRM280, HRM290, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC, WED162, WED165)
  • Communicate in an effective manner, consistent with the professional standards of the hospitality industry. (HRM110, HRM260, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
  • Critically analyze a wide range of problems in the hospitality industry to generate applicable solutions. (ACC211, HRM150, HRM220, HRM235, HRM250, HRM260, HRM270, HRM280, HRM290, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)
  • Apply the principles and practices of financial and managerial accounting to analyze hospitality management financial statements. (ACC211, HRM220, HRM265, HRM295AA, HRM295AB, HRM295AC)

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.