ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The Applied Associate of Science degree prepares graduates for careers in spa and health and wellness management. The program is designed to prepare students with an industry-specific business foundation combined with an overview of healthful living courses with specific application to spa and health and wellness management.
WHO IS THE PROGRAMME FOR?
The Associate Degree in Health & Wellness Tourism offers a variety of options for the student interested in gaining employment in the health and wellness tourism industry at an entry level or as a management trainee.
Graduates can work in roles such as:
Applicants must meet the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) matriculation requirements in order to be accepted in the programme. Either of the following: Standard Matriculation A minimum of five (5) CSEC or GCE O’level including English A and Mathematics. Alternate Matriculation Equivalent qualification(s) as determined by the CCCJ Mature Status as determined by CCCJ.
The Associate of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is currently offered full-time across four (4) semesters and part-time (evenings) across six (6) semesters. The programme comprises the following courses: General Education Courses Communication I & II Fundamentals of Information Technology Oral Communication Introduction to Psychology Foreign Language 1 Support Courses Applied Mathematics for Health and Wellness Services Anatomy and Physiology I Body Care and Herbalism Principles of Marketing Specialization Courses Customer Service Introduction to Health and Wellness Management Health & Wellness Law and Ethics Wellness Coaching and Communication Skills Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Personal Fitness Training Nutrition Small Business Management
Application forms may be collected from the College’s Admissions Office or downloaded from our website.
Additional information about the programme including information on the tuition structure for the programme can be obtained from our Admissions office : (876) 630-1772
Students may start the programme in September or January of the academic year.
The programme is currently delivered full-time, part-time (evenings) or weekends depending on demand.
To be awarded the Associate of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management , a student must have: Completed all credits in the programme Completed all courses in the programme Completed all required hours of work experience
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