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 Semester

  • Textbook Bundle, approximately $413.25.  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 $307
  • Scrubs with first name embroidered on top. Color determined each semester.  Check with instructor before purchasing.

Second Semester

  • Exam Prep Book approximately $57.75
  • ARC Peel Kit, approximately $359

This certificate is offered only through face-to-face classes. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Esthetics Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
CSME 1248 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE 2
CSME 1420 ORIENTATION TO FACIAL SPECIALIST 4
CSME 1447 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE/FACIALS AND RELATED THEORY 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 10

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Esthetics Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
CSME 1421 PRINCIPLES OF FACIAL AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY I 4
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 for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 13

Total Credit Hours: 23