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Career Area: Human Services
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-502-2
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Aesthetician (One-Year) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Skincare Specialist
Makeup Artist
Aesthetician Instructor/Educator
Cosmetics Representative
Cosmetic Chemistry/Product Development

Aesthetician (One-Year) Programs

Learn advanced skincare techniques and work with clients at Skyn – the Spa at MATC Mequon, the state-of-the-art facility located on campus. This program is in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. You will become eligible to take the state board aesthetician licensing examination, and work in upscale spas or alongside medical professionals.

Employment opportunities include day spas, salons, resorts and fitness centers.

After earning this diploma, you can apply your credits toward earning the Aesthetician Skin Care Therapist associate degree.

Additional program details: Instruction includes consultations; skin analysis; anatomy and physiology of the skin; effects of aging, skin diseases and disorders; facial and body treatments; benefits and use of machines; makeup techniques; color analysis; advanced techniques of microdermabrasion and chemical exfoliation; creating a business plan; and the study of Wisconsin laws, safety and sanitation.

In addition to tuition and textbooks, students will need to purchase a tool/equipment kit.

Aesthetician (One-Year) Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Milwaukee Area Aesthetician at Milwaukee Area