Successful graduates are prepared to take the Washington State Esthetics Licensing Examination. Students participate in realistic training through the student-operated clinic on campus.
Students perform 25 percent of services on live models as indicated by state law. Services performed include facials, temporary hair removal, makeup, and body wrap techniques. Curriculum includes all related first aid and safety and sanitation procedures.
This program is approximately two quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements. The foundation knowledge of our basic program provides students with excellent academic and practical preparation for the Medical Esthetics curriculum.
Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED required.
Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters
Skin Physiology & Histology I
Facial Procedures I
Temporary Hair Removal I
Makeup Application Techniques I
Skin Care & Body Wraps I
Skin Physiology & Histology II
Makeup Application Techniques II
Machine Facials, Electricity & Light Therapy
Salon Management & State Laws I
Facial Procedures II
Temporary Hair Removal II
Skin Care & Body Wraps II
Salon Management & State Laws II
Chemistry for Esthetics
Total Credits for Completion
Note: Students in the Esthetics program over a summer quarter will receive 600 hours of instruction during their two-quarter certificate program.