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  Sep 26, 2022
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Cosmetology Esthetician, A.A.S.

This AAS degree is designed for students seeking a career in cosmetic treatments for skin.  The program prepares the students with the theory and basic skills to successfully pass the State Licensing Examination.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Skincare Specialists

Related Awards

Cosmetology Operator, A.A.S. 

Cosmetology Operator Level 2 Certificate  

Cosmetology Esthetician Specialty Level 1 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 60

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information

Prospective students must submit an application and meet additional program requirements. Please contact Lydia Hannawi, Academic Director at 210-486-3329 or via email at

Advisory Committee Members

Sylvia Cano, Great Clips

Grace Coultress, Fair Oaks Salon

Doria Fox, Team Sailing, Inc.

Cecilia Gonzales, Team Sailing, Inc.

Joseph Gooley, House of Barbers

April Monterossa, Shine Beautifully

Janie Saenz, Sephora Alamo Quarry

Darlene Sims, Salon Owner


For further information, refer to the Cosmetology website:



* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 12.0401
Major Code: COSE