Esthetician Program


The Esthetician Program will prepare the student for a career in one of the fastest growing professional segments of the beauty industry. This program will also prepare the student for the licensing examination of the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers.

The field has opened many opportunities to work in stand – alone clinics, in dermatology offices, or even in cosmetic surgery offices. The curriculum for students enrolled in Esthetician program shall consist of One thousand (1000) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of an Esthetician, with the completion of 1000 hours, you will be prepared for a bright future as a skin care specialist.

You will be trained in hands on or machine – based facials, make – up applications, waxing, body wraps and business development.

Esthetics Curriculum

The Esthetics course is at least nine (9) months and 1000 credit hours of training as follows:

Esthetician Performance Objectives:

Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating Georgia Cosmetology establishing practices, acquire the knowledge of sanitation and sterilization as related to all phases of skin, acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to Esthetics including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and electricity and acquire business management techniques common to Esthetics.

Potential Occupations after Completion

Facialist, Esthetician, and Skin Technician

Skills to be Developed

Learn the proper use of implements relative to all Esthetician services, acquire the knowledge of analyzing the skin prior to all services to determine any disorders, will learn the procedures and terminology used in performing all Esthetician services, will learn the application of daytime and evening make-up to include the application of individual and false strip eyelashes and also learn the proper procedure of plain and electrical facial treatments.

Attitudes and Appreciations to be Developed

Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to Esthetician, possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers, appreciate honesty and integrity and have improved personality in dealing with patrons and colleagues.

Additional training will be given in the following subject matters

The student will learn additional information pertaining to professional ethics and personal hygiene to meet the employment standards of the industry, professional ethics, salesmanship, record keeping, sanitation duties, desk and lab assignments, salon management, ethics, resume development, job search, job interview

Licensing Requirements


In order to become a licensed esthetician in the State of Georgia, a student must fulfill the following requirements

  • Application showing the completion of at least 1,000 hours
  • The required examination fee
  • Copy of high school diploma or G.E.D.

The student taking the examination must pass the written and practical portions of the test with at least 70%. Failure to pass either section will require the applicant to retake that portion of the test.