Prepares the student for entry-level positions as an esthetician at a salon, day spa, or at a destination spa.
Approx. # of Quarters: 2
Estimated Cost: $3,855.72
Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters
Prerequisites: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Exam required.
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.
|Catalog #||Course Name||Credits|
|ES 103||Skin Physiology & Histology I||4|
|ES 106||Facial Procedures I||4|
|ES 112||Temporary Hair Removal I||3|
|ES 115||Makeup Application Techniques I||2|
|ES 117||Skin Care & Body Wraps I||3|
|ES 121||Skin Physiology & Histology II||4|
|ES 129||Makeup Application Techniques II||2|
|ES 109||Machine Facials, Electricity & Light Therapy||4|
|ES 122||Salon Management & State Laws I||2|
|ES 124||Facial Procedures II||4|
|ES 127||Temporary Hair Removal II||4|
|ES 131||Skin Care & Body Wraps II||3|
|ES 147||Salon Management & State Laws II||2|
|ES 199||Chemistry for Esthetics||3|
|Total Credits for Completion||44|
Note: Students in the Esthetics program over a summer quarter will receive 600 hours of instruction during their two-quarter certificate program.