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Professional Esthetics Program
750 Clock Hours, 44.5 Quarter Credits

Program Length  
Day: 32 weeks / 7 ½ months
Evening: 47 weeks / 11 months

Program Description

This 750-hour program offers training in the theory and practice of esthetics that meets Texas state licensing  requirements and gives students a great deal of hands-on, real-world experience that allows them to graduate as practiced, skillful estheticians. The program emphasizes the structure and function of the skin and prepares students to critically assess and meet the unique needs of each client. Some of the highlights of this program include instruction in European and specialty facials, beauty makeup and color theory, body treatments, microdermabrasion, microcurrent, LED/light therapy, aromatherapy, product ingredients, and hair removal. The program delivers a strong foundation in chemistry, anatomy, and physiology. Management and career development classes, along with training in Texas laws and regulations, are also offered.

Program Objectives
The Cortiva program is designed to train students in the theory and technique of a balanced blend of bodywork modalities while simultaneously developing their skills in active listening, postural assessment and ethical communication as a means to understand and meet the client’s needs within the scope of their practice

The objectives of the program are to:

  • To develop the personal and professional potential of students so they enter the field as estheticians who will offer a quality of service that will be sought after by both clients and employers.
  • To train students in the theory and technique of a balanced blend of skin care, makeup, and hair removal, while preparing them to seek gainful employment working as estheticians or in related fields supported by the training received in school and recognized by the state. This includes, but is not limited to, facials, waxing, makeup and airbrush makeup, lash services, chemical peels, body wraps, microdermabrasion, microcurrent, LED, ultrasonic and other techniques and treatments taught in the program.
  • To prepare students with sufficient training in the theory and technique of esthetics to sit for the state recognized licensing exam(s) for estheticians.

*Currently not enrolling for Evening Program.

Gainful Employment Disclosures
32-week Professional Skin Therapy Program [View | Print]
47-week Professional Skin Therapy Program [View | Print]

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