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  May 29, 2024
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Cosmetology Esthetician Specialty Level 1 Certificate

This certificate 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 for entry into the skin care industry.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Skincare Specialists

Related Awards:

Cosmetology Esthetician, A.A.S. 

Cosmetology Operator A.A.S. 

Cosmetology Operator Level 2 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 27

Milestone Course(s)

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

Additional Program Information

To be admitted to this cohort-based program the student must obtain an application from an advisor. Once the application is submitted the student will be invited for an interview that will clarify the program requirements.  Based upon the outcome of the interview, the student will be admitted to the program and the student will complete Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) forms Student Permit Application and a Notice of Ineligibility for License Form before enrolling in the program.

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: ESTI