Esthetics

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proper skincare applications
  2. Determine the basic physiology of the skin
  3. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for successful completion of the state licensing examination

Fees associated with the Esthetician Certificate are as follows:

First 8-Weeks

  • Textbook Bundle, approximately $339.  Includes Foundations Textbook, Fundamentals Textbook, Foundations Workbook, Fundamentals Workbook and Online Licensing Preparation
  • $25 fee for student permit issued by TDLR
  • ARC Facial Kit, approximately $399
  • Supply Fee, $150
  • Liability Insurance Fee, $9-$24
  • Airpot, $25-$50
  • Turquoise Scrubs with first name embroidered on top and a black smock or lab coat

Second 8-Weeks

  • Exam Prep Book, approximately $58
  • ARC Peel Kit, approximately $428

Third 8-Weeks

  • State Board Exam Fees, $122
  • Liability Insurance Fee, $9

This certificate is offered through hybrid and face-to-face classes.

Freshmen will enroll in two courses per 8-week session for a total of 6 courses to be completed in three sessions with a total of 23 semester credit hours (SCH). Students must pass these courses successfully to proceed to next course in sequence. Summer semesters are 10 weeks.

1st 8-week session: 6 SCH
2nd 8-week session: 8 SCH
3rd 8-week session: 9 SCH

Certificate Requirements

1st 8-weeks

Courses and credits required
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
CSME 1248 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE 2
CSME 1420 ORIENTATION TO FACIAL SPECIALIST 4

2nd 8-weeks

Courses and credits required
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
CSME 1447 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE/FACIALS AND RELATED THEORY 4
CSME 1421 PRINCIPLES OF FACIAL AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY I 4

3rd 8-weeks

Courses and credits required
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
CSME 1545 PRINCIPLES OF FACIAL AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY II 5
CSME 2431 PRINCIPLES OF FACIALS AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY III 4

Total Credit Hours: 23