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Curriculum No. 450
The Esthetics certificate is designed to prepare an individual to become a Licensed Esthetician, also known as a Skin Care Specialist. This 3 semester, 760 hour program meets the requirements of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and graduates will be eligible to sit for the exam approved by the IDFPR to become a Licensed Esthetician in the State of Illinois. The program includes the study of scientific concepts, ethics, business practices, and the theory and application of esthetics technology. An on-campus clinical experience is included. This certificate requires 33 credit hours.
Applications for Esthetics admission are distributed during the EST 100 course. Additional information should be requested from the Coordinator of Complementary Health Programs. Applications must be submitted to the Coordinator of Complementary Health Programs by July 1st of each year.
Favorable criminal background check, drug screen, TB screening are required upon admission.