Master Esthetics – Advanced Skin Care
The Master Esthetics program at Glen Dow Academy requires the 1200 hours (about 40 school weeks) of instruction required by Washington State. In addition to the coursework and practices from Glen Dow’s Esthetics program, our Master Esthetics program includes valuable instruction in professional laser treatments, provided under the strict medical supervision of the National Institute of Medical Aesthetics (NIMA), as well as other advanced skin care services.
Graduates of the program will be prepared to take and pass the Washington State licensing examination. After graduating from the program and passing required licensing exams, you will have the knowledge, professional training, and real-world experience needed to start your career in skin care.
2018 Class Start Dates
Course Subject Matter:
- Lasers, light frequency, radio frequency, ultrasound, and plasma practices;
- Advanced client assessment, indications and contraindications, pre-treatment and post-treatment procedures;
- Lymphatic drainage, advanced facial massages, alternative touch, spa body treatments compresses, massage, wraps, masks, exfoliation, medium depth peels, use of electrical and mechanical appliances, use of chemical compounds;
- Temporary removal of superfluous hair by means including tweezing, waxing, tape, chemicals, lotions, creams, threading, mechanical and electrical apparatus and appliances;
- Sanitization and disinfecting of individual work stations, individual equipment and tools, proper use and storage of linens, diseases and disorders of the skin of the face, neck, and hands;
- Safety, including proper use and storage of chemicals, implements and electrical appliances, and first aid as it relates to esthetics.
Equipment, Textbook & Supplies*: $2,786.45
Lab Fee: $341.22
Fees: Lab Fee: $116.22 / Drop Fee: $150 / Re-entry Fee: $100
Total Cost: $16,608.24
Normal time of completion: 40 school weeks
*Equipment and Textbook fees subject to change without notice; State exam and license fees not included.