Imagine working in a stress-free environment, helping to improve the health and well-being of others each day. With training from Bryan College in Medical Spa Therapy and Esthetics, you’ll have the ability to make this dream a reality.
A career in medical spa therapy and esthetics offers job stability, a rewarding work environment, and self-employment opportunities.
As a graduate of this program, you'll have the opportunity to work with innovative, cutting-edge laser, photofacial and microdermabrasion equipment, all while working in the fulfilling and growing medical spa therapy field.
With hands-on training and the right preparation from Bryan College, you could find yourself working with an exclusive destination spa or medical spa, a doctor's office or even working on a cruise ship. Medical Spa Therapists & Esthetics professionals may also have the opportunity to be self-employed.
According to the International Spa Association (ISPA), there are 7.7 million active spa-goers in Canada, which is approximately 23% of the population.1 Also, according to the Global Spa Summit, drivers of growth in this industry include consumers' desire for stress relief, disease prevention and increased public awareness of alternative therapies for increased mind and body wellness.
As a top esthetics and medical spa therapy school, Bryan College prepares you to become the qualified, highly skilled, immediately productive medical spa therapists and estheticians that employers demand.
The spa industry has expanded and evolved into a sophisticated and well-respected profession with a variety of specializations. Career options include:
Medical Spa Therapists work in a variety of settings such as:
At Bryan College, we give you a clear pathway to exciting esthetics and medical spa therapy positions, so that you're ready to make your next career move as soon as you graduate.
You’ll receive a dedicated career services advisor that provides job search assistance, job networking best practices, interview preparation, and helps you create an eye-catching resume.
1Global Spa Summit, Spas and the Global Wellness Market: Synergies and Opportunities, prepared by SRI International, May 2010.|1Global Spa Summit, Spas and the Global Wellness Market: Synergies and Opportunities, prepared by SRI International, May 2010.
The Bryan College medical spa therapy and esthetics curriculum were developed by industry experts to match changing job market needs and provide you the hands-on training and support to ensure your successful completion. As a student at Bryan College, you'll learn the technical skills that will give you an advantage in your career, along with the critical communication and business skills you will need to succeed in today's competitive environment. It's a powerful combination that is rare in higher education, and one that employers expect.
The Esthetics & Advanced Medical Spa Therapy curriculum is reviewed annually and includes:
Specialization in Multiple Treatments:
Hands-On Clinical Experience:
As a student of the Bryan College Esthetics & Advanced Medical Spa Therapy program, you'll gain extensive experience using cutting-edge Palomar laser equipment and St. Peel microdermabrasion technology. This is the same technology used in our Professional Medical Spa Clinic, which is open to the public. Once you complete your program, you'll have the knowledge and skills to confidently transition to the professional work environment.
At Bryan College, we believe success in the growing field of esthetics & medical spa therapy demands a different approach to education. That's why we're dedicated to providing you a unique, hands-on experience from qualified educators, who will help coach and mentor you individually based upon your learning style. You will also gain extensive experience in our Esthetics Student Clinic, where you will work directly with the public in applying concepts and techniques learned in class. Once you complete your program, you will have the knowledge and skills to confidently transition to the professional work environment.
The Bryan College campus offers contemporary architecture with stylish design and a comfortable, inviting ambiance. The campus is easily accessed by public transportation and is conveniently located in North York:
1200 Lawrence Avenue West, North York, ON M6A 1E3
At Bryan College, we know that education is a lifelong pursuit. That’s why we give our graduates the opportunity to return and audit any previously completed course that is still being taught and has space availability. No tuition will be charged for taking a refresher course because we believe in keeping our graduates educated for life. Your career success is at the core of our mission. Our lifetime job placement assistance and accessible alumni network allow us to keep contributing to your success long after you’ve graduated. It’s another privilege of attending Bryan College—and we’re proud to offer it, anytime our graduates need it.
We invite you to experience Bryan College today by completing the Request Information Form or call us directly at 1-888-641-6300 and one of our friendly admissions advisors will contact you promptly.
Students in the Medi-Spa course will perform assignments and learn Fitzpatrick skin typing, laser versus IPL, patch testing, laser hair capillary and pigment removal techniques. Students are exposed to photo facials, microdermabrasion, radio frequency body contouring, and fractional skin resurfacing.
This course provides the students with an overview of structure, function, layers, and appendages of the skin. Students gain competence in identifying pathologies and diseases of the skin and learn how to perform lymphatic drainage. Student will learn the fundamentals of performing facials and other various skin treatments.
Students in this course learn to identify bones and muscles of the hands, arms, feet, and legs; identify pathologies of the hand, nail, foot, and skin. Students study the growth cycle of the nail and focuses on client care, safety, and hygiene through relevant practical work, shellac, and polish application.
This course will cover the technical skill of hair removal through different professional hair removal techniques. Students learn to identify the structure and function of hair, its growth cycle, and diseases and disorders associated with hair.
This course will cover techniques to secure proper client relationships, develop referral business and close sales. Students learn the characteristics of top sales personnel and how to improve upon individual strengths to provide the skills and techniques needed for effective client services, product sales and team building within the spa industry.
Students learn to administer the principles of multiple hydrotherapy modalities safely and appropriately. Students will understand specific body treatments include boy aromatherapy, mud-wraps, seaweed wraps, salt glows and body scrubs.
This course provides students with a basic understanding of cosmetic chemistry and regulations with the industry. Students learn applications for day, evening, runway, and bridal settings.
The Student Esthetics clinic provides students with the opportunity to develop and practice their skills through interaction with the general public. Each clinic session is supervised by a member of the Esthetics faculty, who is a qualified Esthetician, and able to provide guidance and assistance to the student and client. Students work in a clinical setting provide esthetic services such as manicures and pedicures, waxing, facials, make-up application, and relaxing body massage.
To be admitted to Bryan College, prospective students must complete the following requirements:
Registered as a private career college
under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.
Member of OCPMTC
Bryan College is now offering courses online and at our campus to make sure you stay healthy. In addition to online courses, our programs may require hands-on, in-person practice. For programs requiring in-person practice, you will attend classes at our campus in a Covid-compliant and safe learning environment maintained at the highest standards of cleanliness. We encourage you to continue your education today by calling us or completing the Request Information form. Online classes start soon!
We are now accepting appointments from the public for our student massage clinic.