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Esthetic Sciences

Our Esthetic Sciences Program can prepare you to work in spas, salons, medical offices, medi-spas, and dermatology and plastic-surgery offices.

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Our next program info session for Esthetic Sciences is October 26 at 3 p.m. in Building 8, Room 323 . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Esthetic Sciences Degree
Avg. # of Quarters: 4 

Master Esthetician Certificate
Avg. # of Quarters: 3 

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Skincare Specialist

Median annual pay in Washington:

$27,200 per year.

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Career Pathway

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What You'll Learn

In our Esthetic Sciences Program you'll get hands-on training with live models and professional clientele.

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Stories About Our Esthetic Sciences Program

CPTC Esthetics Program Named School of the Year

While Lira Clinical representative Aimee Fuentes often visits Clover Park Technical College to educate esthetic students and clients about Lira products, her visit early this week served a more congratulatory purpose.

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CPTC Students Share Massage Skills with Screening Patients

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a group of Clover Park Technical College esthetic sciences students got a head start on assisting with prevention and treatment last week when they volunteered their skills to mammogram screening patients at Carol Milgard Breast Center in Tacoma.

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CPTC Joins Springbrook Summer Block Party

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One of the best places to spend a sunny Friday afternoon is in a park enjoying the warm weather and building relationships. That’s how a group of Clover Park Technical College students, faculty and staff spent several hours on Friday, July 29, offering free haircuts, face painting and numerous other activities to local residents at Lakewood’s Springbrook Park.

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Degrees & Certificates

Master Esthetician AAT DEGREE

Type: AAT Degree
Avg. # of Quarters: 6
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Master Esthetician Certificate

Type: AAT Degree
Avg. # of Quarters: 5
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Meet the Instructors

Melissa Siedlicki, an instructor at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma
Melissa Siedlicki
Melissa graduated from CPTC's Esthetic Sciences Program in 1987, the Esthetics Instructor Cadet Training in 1994, Cosmetology in 1998, and started teaching at CPTC in 1998. She’s also a CIDESCO international diplomat and was one of the key members of the group that worked on the esthetics-licensing law that passed in May 2013.
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