Esthetics: Medical Esthetics Certificate

Prepares for entry-level positions as a medical esthetician in medical offices, plastic surgery centers, as well as dermatology offices. Participate in realistic training through the student-operated clinic on campus.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 2

Estimated Cost: $3,855.72

Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters

Prerequisites: Current Esthetics license issued by Washington State Department of Licensing - High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Exam required

Perform services on live models. Services performed include chemical peels, micro-current, and micro-dermabrasion. Curriculum includes all related first aid, safety, and sanitation procedures. Lectures on laser physics and contraindications to services are included.

This program is approximately two quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
ES 201 Pharmacology for Estheticians 3
ES 205 Introduction to Esthetic Medical Office Procedures 4
ES 211 Infection Control for Medical Estheticians 1
ES 216 Camoflage Makeup 2
ES 221 Medical Esthetics Procedures 6
ES 227 Medical Esthetic Machinery 4
ES 230 Patient Education 1
ES 236 Independent Research Project for Medical Esthetics 2
ES 240 Business Skills & Professional Development for Medical Esthetics 5
ES 242 Laser Theory 4
ES 252 Advanced Cosmetic Chemistry 2
ES 256 Clinical Laboratory for Medical Esthetics 10
  Total Credits for Completion 44