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Advanced Esthetics for Cosmetologists Certificate

Location(s): In Person

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Program Overview

Major ID: 420C

Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring

This certificate will provide advanced education for the licensed cosmetologist who would like to expand their knowledge of skin care services. The certificate can be completed within one semester. Program enrollment requires current Minnesota Esthetics or Cosmetology license.

Career Opportunities

The licensed cosmetologist would now be able to seek employment in a setting specializing in skin care. Employment opportunities include: salons, spas and fitness centers.

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will perform skin care services according to BCE requirements.
  2. Graduates will list cosmetic product ingredients.

Program Faculty

Lyubov Babina

Textbook and Supply Costs

Students should expect to spend approximately $1,850.00 for books and supplies. This cost is beyond the cost of tuition and fees. Items can be purchased in the College Bookstore.

Current Minnesota Esthetics or Cosmetology License:

Students must bring a copy of their license on the first day of class.

Program is not eligible for financial aid.

Program Requirements

Required Program Orientation
All Cosmetology, Esthetics and Nail Technician applicants must attend a program orientation prior to enrollment as a full-time student. Please call the Clinic receptionist at 651.846.1329 to reserve your space at an orientation.

Course Sequence

The following sequence is recommended.

Full-time students can complete the program in one semester

Total Program Credits: 12

Information is subject to change. This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:

Reading: Score of 240+ or grade of “C” or better in READ 0721  or READ 0724  or EAPP 0860  

Writing: Score of 240+ or grade of “C” or better in ENGL 0921  or EAPP 0870  

Arithmetic: Score of 237+

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

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