Program Outcomes

Associate in Science

Associate in Science

Description

The Esthetician Associate of Science degree consists of students' general education courses and 600-hours Esthetician coursework divided into two 300-hour courses designed to prepare the student for the California State Board Esthetician Examination for state licensure and success as an esthetician. Courses include both classroom instruction and laboratory practice. Successful completion of this program and passing of the California State Board Esthetician Examination allow the graduate esthetician to perform manual and electrical facials, microdermabrasion, eyebrow arching and hair removal (other than by electrolysis) on arms, face and legs, or become a makeup artist or skin care representative. This program is offered on an open enrollment basis and a waiting list may be maintained for those students who desire to enroll. Transfer students will be accepted on a space available basis providing they have not achieved more than 300 certified hours of training. Interested students should contact the Advanced Technology and Applied Science Division office. Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to enroll in the esthetician coursework. In accordance with the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Business and Professions Code, the minimum qualifications for an applicant to sit for the licensure examination are that the applicant: (a) is not less than 17 years of age, and (b) has completed the 10th grade in the public schools of this state or its equivalent.

Salary

Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $27,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $57,000.

Certificate of Achievement

Certificate of Achievement

Description

The Esthetician Certificate of Achievement is a 600-hour program divided into two 300-hour courses designed to prepare the student for the California State Board Esthetician Examination for state licensure and success as an esthetician. Courses include both classroom instruction and laboratory practice. Successful completion of this program and passing of the California State Board Esthetician Examination allow the graduate esthetician to perform manual and electrical facials, microdermabrasion, eyebrow arching and hair removal (other than by electrolysis) on arms, face and legs, or become a makeup artist or skin care representative. This program is offered on an open enrollment basis and a waiting list may be maintained for those students who desire to enroll. Transfer students will be accepted on a space available basis providing they have not achieved more than 300 certified hours of training. Interested students should contact the Advanced Technology and Applied Science Division office. Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to enroll in the esthetician coursework. In accordance with the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Business and Professions Code, the minimum qualifications for an applicant to sit for the licensure examination are that the applicant: (a) is not less than 17 years of age, and (b) has completed the 10th grade in the public schools of this state or its equivalent.

Salary

Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $27,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $57,000.

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