Esthetics - CertificateThe skin-care and spa industry is expanding rapidly. As it grows, the need for highly trained and specialized professionals is at an all-time high. HGTC's Esthetics Certificate program provides the skills and abilities you need to be a part of this exciting field. Esthetics, the non-medical care of the skin, is a growing part of the health and beauty industry. This program enables students to learn basic skin-care practices, facial treatments, makeup application, hair removal, sanitation procedures, and salon- management practices. Graduates are eligible to take both the written and practical exams of the State Board, thereby preparing them to become licensed Estheticians.
Credit Requirements: 17 semester credit hours
Career OutlookProfessional estheticians are needed in a wide range of businesses, from day spas and salons to cruise ships and destination resorts. Many modern medical settings are also finding the skills and abilities of highly-trained professional estheticians to be extremely helpful.
Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
- Dermatology offices
- Plastic surgery offices
For more information about gainful employment, visit: http://www.hgtc.edu/righttoknow.
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