Someday I plan to own my own spa and thanks to the ACC Esthetics program, I am equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence that I need to make it happen!

Esthetician Program (non-credit)

Job Description

Estheticians provide skin treatments, hair removal, and other processes that help men and women maintain their personal appearance.  Estheticians have extensive knowledge of skin types, potential allergies, chemical exfoliation, microdermabrasion, lash and eyebrow lifting and tinting, sunless tanning and other complications that may arise from treatments so they can make expert recommendations for each client.  The work environment can vary from medical to spa-like and plush resorts to home-based businesses.

Program Description

The course curriculum will provide students the hands-on experience in facials, waxing, makeup application, chemical exfoliation, microdermabrasion, ultrasonic and hot stone facials, advanced waxing, body treatments, camouflage and airbrush makeup, basic aromatherapy, advanced facial massage, medical terminology, working in a medical environment, holistic and alternative skin care using other exfoliation techniques.

Asnuntuck Community College is a Dermalogica and PCA partnership school and participates in the M·A·C PRO Student Program.

Employment Outlook

Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of skin care specialists is projected to grow 11% from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Earning potential for a Esthetician in the area is approximately $38,640.

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$38,640

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Contact

Jessica Poirier
860.253.3066
jpoirier@asnuntuck.edu