Esthetics Technology

esthetician students performing facials

Esthetics Technology

Program Code: C55230

Our Esthetics Technology certificate program will provide you with hands-on experience in the art of skin care, including electrical facials, basic facials, hair removal, and many custom facial principles. You will also learn about general health and wellness, cosmetics, basic dermatology, chemistry and anatomy. Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional Esthetics Technology, business/human relations, product knowledge, and other related topics.

Upon graduation, you should be prepared to take the North Carolina Esthetician State Board Licensing Exam, given through the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts. If you pass the exam, you will be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and cosmetic/skin care salons.

Our Esthetics Technology program also offers services to the public.

Skills You’ll Learn

The Esthetics program is focused on job-related skills in the following areas:

  • Designing and restructuring hair and performing skin care within a safe, sanitized, and multicultural environment
  • Performing esthetic services in a safe, sanitized, and multicultural environment
  • Recalling cosmetology esthetics theory and clinical information to successfully complete the North Carolina Esthetician State Board Licensing Exam
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding with regard to increasing sales and customer volume within a salon

Career Opportunities

There are many employment opportunities for Esthetics graduates, including:

  • Beauty salons
  • Day and resort spas
  • Esthetician
  • Nursing and other residential care homes
  • Platform Artist
  • Self-employment
  • Skin Specialist

Plan of Study

The recommended course sequence for this program and a complete list of related classes are available in the Academic Catalog. Click the button below to view a copy of this plan of study, which is also available as a PDF.

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Questions others are asking.

We offer several credentials that provide the flexibility you need. Most degree programs last two years and provide the most in-depth study of a particular subject. Diplomas and certificates take less time and are often taken in conjunction with other degree programs. Specialized training is also available for workforce development programs that are completed in less than a year.

The Esthetics program requires the following materials:

  • Books and kit ($320 estimated)
  • Uniforms and name tag

Contact Information

Career & Technical Programs
Bosch Advanced Manufacturing Center
New Bern Campus

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