Graduate and get licensed in just a few months!
Real-world training in skin analysis, treatments, and product recommendations
Meet Employers, Resumé Building - we help you get licensed AND hired!
Cortiva Institute is not your typical beauty school - we are a team of dedicated, determined, and passionate instructors and staff commitied to helping you succeed!
Day and Evening Classes
Guest Speakers, Employers, Events, Projects & More!
Dermalogica Partnership School
Financial Aid is Available to Those Who Qualify
Chat with Admissions
Once you fill out our form, an Admissions representative will help you take the next step toward a rewarding career!
Discover Your Future
Invest a few months with us, and we will help you on your journey to a new and exciting career in Paramedical Skin Care!
Student Success is Our #1 Priority
We measure our success by yours. That's why we go the extra mile to ensure you excel and thrive long after graduation.
Cortiva Institution adopts a 360-degree approach, tailored to meet you at your level and help you develop into a well-rounded esthetician!
Our goals are simple: help you graduate, obtain your license, and start your dream career. Whether you aspire to be a facial specialist, makeup artist, or brow designer, our program can help you get there.
Live Hands-On Training
Graduate with 5+ Certifications
Dermalogica Education & Esthetics Kit
FREE Tutoring and Exam Reviews
Track Progress with Online Quizzes & Tests
Creative Projects, Seminars, Events & More
What Can I Expect?
As a Licensed Esthetician, you have the opportunity to use your creativity to help clients achieve their ideal skin. From customizing treatments to recommending homecare, skin care is more than just science; it's truly an art form.
Our Basic Skin Care program prepares you with the skills and knowledge to become a successful Licensed Esthetician. You'll learn how to assess skin and develop personalized treatment plans to help clients achieve healthy, glowing skin.
At Cortiva Institute, we provide students with foundational knowledge of the skin and hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology. Our program will teach you how to perform the following:
Makeup Application & More
We ensure our students and staff are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills by providing training from Dermalogica business consultants and educators from the International Dermal Institute. This enables them to provide the best treatments and products to help clients achieve healthy, beautiful skin.
Program Details By Campus
660 HOURS Nationally
Accredited by ACCSC
Accredited by MSA-CSS
King of Prussia, PA
Accredited by MSA-CSS
Skin health has always been my passion. I told myself I’d have my own business before graduating, and I would never work for anyone else again in my life unless I wanted to. Failure was never an option. Dominique owns and operates her own business, Royale Skin LLC.
START TRAINING FOR YOUR NEW CAREER!
Your future starts now!
In a few short months, you'll have what it takes to be a Licensed Esthetician (Skin Care Specialist)!
What happens next?
Are you ready to kickstart your career in the exciting field of skincare? Our program offers expert instruction, hands-on training, and assistance in finding employment. Don't wait to invest in your future. Take the first step towards success!