Aesthetician School: List of Schools with Aesthetician Degree Programs

Published Sep 15, 2009

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A person pursuing a career as an aesthetician can choose to work in the medical field or in a beauty salon. People taking an aesthetician degree program can choose careers in skin care, facial treatments, makeup applications and skin analysis. An aesthetician diploma opens the way to entry-level jobs in the beauty industry, and an associate's degree allows a student to focus on medical or spa aesthetics.

Aesthetician Certificate Program

An aesthetician certificate program teaches the student the skills needed to gain entry-level employment in the beauty industry. In an aesthetician certificate program students learn the basics of aesthetics, advanced clinical skin care, makeup artistry, spa treatments, epilation and the basics of the treatment room.

Aesthetician Diploma Program

An aesthetician diploma program prepares a student for entry-level positions in a beauty salon. An aesthetics diploma program teaches students about skin analysis, skin consultation, anatomy, physiology, facial treatment techniques, medical aesthetics, makeup application, aging factor, sanitation, disinfection, and bacteriology. Upon successful completion of a diploma program, a graduate is prepared to sit for state board licensing exams.

Aesthetician Associate of Applied Science Degree

A student wishing to further skills and knowledge as an aesthetician can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Aesthetics. This degree program teaches clinical applications in kinesiology, cosmetic chemistry, makeup applications, anatomy and physiology, body systems and diseases, skin analysis and massage. Students can opt for a specialization in either medical or spa techniques.

Public and Private Nonprofit Schools with Aesthetician Programs

School NameInstitution TypeEnrollmentMailing AddressPhone Number
Johnson County Community College2-year, Public19,05512,345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210(913) 469-8500
Bluegrass Community and Technical College2-year, Public12,143470 Cooper Dr., Lexington, KY 40506(859) 246-2400
Cape Fear Community College2-year, Public7,866411 N. Front St., Wilmington, NC 28401(910) 362-7000
North Shore Community College2-year, Public7,2241 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers, MA 01923(508) 762-4000
Olympic College4-year, Public71521600 Chester Ave., Bremerton, WA 98337(360) 792-6050
Spokane Community College2-year, Public7,0921810 N. Greene st., Spokane, WA 99217(509) 533-8020
West Kentucky Community and Technical College2-year, Public6,5784810 Alben Barkley Dr., Paducah, KY 42002(270) 554-9200 x0
Clover Park Technical College2-year, Public6,2354500 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., Lakewood, WA 98499(253) 589-5800
Central Georgia Technical College2-year, Public5,5883300 Macon Tech Dr., Macon, GA 31206(478) 757-3400
Saint Paul College2-year, Public5,449235 Marshall Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55102(651) 846-1600
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College2-year, Public5,3921333 Jake Alexander Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28146(704) 216-3602
Ridgewater College2-year, Public4,1592101 15th Ave. N.W., Willmar, MN 56201(800) 722-1151
Johnston Community College2-year, Public4,148245 College Rd., Smithfield, NC 27577(919) 934-3051
Sandhills Community College2-year, Public3,9683395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374(910) 692-6185
Central Carolina Community College2-year, Public3,8661105 Kelly Dr., Sanford, NC 27330(919) 775-5401
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College2-year, Public3,812505 Pine Ridge Dr., Shell Lake, WI 54871(715) 468-2815
Grayson County College2-year, Public3,6766101 Grayson Dr., Denison, TX 75020(903) 465-6030
Cleveland Community College2-year, Public3,662137 S. Post Rd., Shelby, NC 28152(704) 484-4000
College of the Mainland2-year, Public3,5611200 Amburn Rd., Texas City, TX 77591(409) 938-1211
Davidson County Community College2-year, Public3,500297 Davidson Community College Rd., Thomasville, NC 27360(336) 249-8186
Lanier Technical College2-year, Public3,1822990 Landrum Education Dr., Oakwood, GA 30566(770) 531-6300
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College2-year, Public3,0761800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore, WI 53809(608) 822-3262
Mitchell Community College2-year, Public2,982500 W. Broad St., Statesville, NC 28677(704) 878-3200
Valdosta Technical College2-year, Public2,4714089 Valtech Rd., Valdosta, GA 31602(229) 333-2100

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