Esthetician Schools in Austin, TX

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Skincare is a billion-dollar industry with a lot of opportunities if you like to get up-close and personal with skin. The esthetician program in Texas will cover at least 750 clock hours of intensive training to equip you with the knowledge and technical training to turn your passion into a lucrative career in the beauty industry. More than just the care and maintenance of skin, you will learn how to bring out the best in your clients through the application of makeup, massage therapy, and skin analysis to determine the best products for each skin type. Success depends not only on your creativity but also on your diligence, attention to detail, and intuition to know what is best for each client.

Avenue Five Institute

The Hybrid Esthetics Program at Avenue Five Institute takes a modern approach to skin education. The hybrid learning environment provides convenience and flexibility without losing any of the hands-on training that is critical to success in the field. Students will complete the theoretical portion of the program online and the hands-on training and practical clinical experiences will be conducted on campus. The curriculum provides a clinical, results-oriented approach to skin providing numerous opportunities for interactive, collaborative, activity-based learning. Course topics include microdermabrasion, microcurrent, chemical peels, LED light therapy, alternative facial treatments, custom masques, and ingredient analysis. Classes meet 4.5 hours per week on campus and complete 7.5 hours of distance learning per week. Afternoon and evening campus schedules are available.

Program overview:

Hybrid Esthetics Program

Duration: 7 months

Contact hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age at the commencement of the class
  • Provide proof of high school completion, GED, homeschooling at the secondary level, or academic transcript of a student who has successfully completed a bachelor’s degree
  • Successfully complete a personal interview with an Admissions Representative or designee
  • Must submit an application for admission

Program cost:

The total program cost of $14,377.88 includes tuition, books, application fee, tax, and supplies.

Baldwin Beauty Schools

The esthetics program at Baldwin Beauty School is a total body treatment course that covers the full spectrum of beauty esthetics. Students will learn through classroom demonstration and hands-on client practice in the full-service student salon that is open to the public. They will benefit from the use of top brand beauty products, a supply kit that includes high-grade materials and tools, participation in retail skills and salon business courses, and mentorship from experienced faculty. Course topics include histology of skin, body treatments, diseases and disorders of the skin, bacteriology, sanitation and sterilization, anatomy and physiology, facial and body waxing, massage manipulation techniques, product ingredients and their use, and microbiology and infection control. Students must complete the required hours as contracted on the Enrollment Agreement, pass all practical lab activities with a 70 or letter grade C, and pass a written examination with a grade of 70 or above to graduate from the program.

Program overview:

Esthetician Program

Duration: 27 weeks/ 6 months

Contact hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age at the commencement of the class
  • Provide proof of high school completion or GED
  • Successfully complete a personal interview with an Admissions Representative or designee
  • Must submit an application for admission
  • Sign the enrollment agreement

Program cost:

The program cost of $9,300 includes tuition and fees, books, tools, and enrollment fee.

Aveda Arts

The aesthetician program at Aveda Arts features a new digital curriculum that gives students 24/7 access to coursework anywhere, anytime. The flexible delivery facilitates self-paced learning combined with detailed technical training. Program highlights include 15 haircuts based on classic shapes, emphasis on body position to promote wellness through career, foundation for future learning, and award winning graduates. Course modules include sanitation and sterilization, human physiology and anatomy, skin histology, nutrition, general chemistry, skin diseases and disorders, skin analysis, cleansing, selecting and employing massage, product selection, draping, hair removal, hazards to the skin, makeup, electricity and electrical analysis, spa, and aromatherapy. Graduates will be eligible to take the state licensing exam to become a licensed esthetician. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.=

Program overview:

Aesthetician and Skin Care Specialist

Duration: 26 weeks (full-time)

Contact hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Complete the Application for Admission and submit to the Admissions office along with the non-refundable application fee
  • Attend an informational interview and school tour with an Admissions Manager
  • Submit a letter of recommendation and letter of intent
  • Provide proof of education – high school diploma, high school transcript, college transcript showing completion of at least a two-year program, or GED certificate
  • Provide proof of age – must be at least 16 years old to enroll
  • Provide proof of US citizenship or lawful residency
  • Submit social security card
  • Make the kit payment by the registration deadline

Program cost:

Tuition costs $9,255. Books and supplies cost an additional $1,500.

  • Website: https://avedaarts.edu/
  • Address: 6001 Middle Fiskville Rd, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78752
  • Phone: 512.320.8080

Bella Beauty College

The esthetician program at Bella Beauty College prepares students for success in the beauty industry. It comprises of three phases. Phase one covers the basic such as mastering terminology, salon and spa services, client safety and sanitation, personal appearance, and nutrition. Phase two will give students the opportunity to practice presentations in the form of meeting/greeting customers, setting a spa scene, microderm certification, efficiency and time service sessions, and equipment maintenance. The final phase is designed to perfect presentations to prepare students for employment in the industry and cover state law and industry standards. Practical activities are a main feature of the curriculum and will be facilitated in the student salon. Part-time and full-time schedules are available for both day and evening students.

Program overview:

Esthetician Program

Duration:  4.5 months

Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Submit an application for admission to the program
  • A high school diploma is not needed but the state of Texas requires an equivalency before the program completion
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Attend an interview and the Admissions Director
  • Must have a valid photo ID and social security card

Program cost:

Financial aid and scholarships are available for eligible students.

William Edge Institute

The comprehensive esthetics program at William Edge Institute provides students with the skills to become a licensed esthetics with the ability to become gainfully employed. Apart from the required courses, students will acquire knowledge of the business side of the industry including training in client consultations and Retail Edge. Coursework includes orientation, rules and laws, facial treatment, cleansing, masking, therapy, anatomy and physiology, makeup, electricity, machines and related equipment, care of client, management, superfluous hair removal, aroma therapy, color psychology, sanitation, safety and First Aid, and nutrition. Classes meet Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 am t0 4:00 pm. New classes start throughout the year.

Program overview:

Esthetics Program

Duration:  6 months (full-time)

Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Submit an application to the school online and pay the non-refundable application fee of $100
  • Schedule and attend an admissions interview and campus tour
  • Submit high school diploma, high school transcript, college diploma, college transcript, GED, or a home school diploma from a TDLR recognized home school
  • Submit a true copy of birth certificate or alien registration form and driver’s license or passport and social security card as proof of compulsory age for attendance
  • Provide two passport photos or be prepared to have picture taken
  • Pay the State Board Registration fee of $25
  • Must be prepared to pay the kit fee

Program cost:

Tuition for the program is $7,750. The student kit and sales tax cost $811.88.

Total Transformation Institute of Cosmetology

Students enrolled in the esthetics program at TTIC will gain knowledge and skills to become a licensed esthetician. The program will include demonstrations conducted by licensed professionals, hands-on experience, classroom theory, self-paced projects and practical applications of the theoretical concepts. The program is delivered in two phases. The first phase will cover the fundamentals of skin care including facial treatments, makeup application, hair removal, and electrotherapy. Students must pass the phase I practical evaluation to begin the advanced phase. Phase two will see students performing skin services on clients with the supervision of support of the instructor. The practical experiences will support the development of professional techniques and client care skills. Students must pass the practical exam to graduate from the program. Graduates must pass the Texas written and practical exam to obtain a state license to practice.

Program overview:

Esthetician Program

Duration: 5.5 months (full-time)

Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide proof of age such as a driver’s license, passport, or birth certificate
  • Must provide a social security card or number
  • Provide proof of education such as a high school diploma, GED, or transcripts indicating date of completion of high school

Program cost:

The total program cost of $11,087 includes tuition, professional kit, sales tax, textbooks, enrollment fee, and Texas permit fee.

Ann Webb Skin Institute

The esthetician program at Ann Webb Skin Institute meets the requirements of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The program provides a rich practical training opportunity where students will develop skills in a real-life spa comprising of a lecture classroom, student treatment rooms, waiting rooms for consultations, and more. Students will consult clients, operate the student clinic, and make products used in the treatment rooms. The curriculum is delivered in three blocks – lectures plus treatment and machine introductions, advanced treatments and esthetics training, and waxing and student clinic work. Course topics include bacteriology, skin disorders, autoimmune disorders, nutrition for the skin, ingredient analysis, safety, sanitation, brow and lash tinting, aromatherapy, facial treatments, full body waxing, paraffin treatment, steam facials, product knowledge, relaxation through massage, color theory, pathogens, eyelash growth cycle, equipment, and professional development. Graduates will be eligible to take the state written and practical exams to receive an Esthetician license. Day, evening, and weekend schedules are available.

Program overview:

Esthetician Program

Duration: 7.5 months (full-time)

Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide proof of age such as a driver’s license, passport, or birth certificate
  • Must provide a social security card or number
  • Must submit a completed application online
  • Must attend a scheduled interview
  • Pay the registration fee of $75

Program cost:

The total program cost of $14,810 includes tuition, registration fee, and supply and kit fee.

Texas Laser Academy

The training school at Texas Laser Academy provides a modern environment designed to encourage learning. The 7 treatment rooms and 3 large classrooms facilitate theory and practical training. The treatment rooms also double as a public spa for students to apply the skills learned. Course topics include facial treatments, eyelash extensions, care of client, hair removal, nutrition aromatherapy, management and spa success, chemistry and chemical exfoliation, makeup/color psychology, advanced equipment, anatomy and physiology, and orientation to rules and laws. Graduates will be eligible to take the state exam to become a licensed esthetician. Full-time and part-time schedules are available.

 

Program overview:

Aesthetician Program

Duration: 7.5 months (full-time) 11 months (part-time)

Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide proof of age such as a driver’s license, passport, or birth certificate
  • Must provide a social security card or number
  • Must submit a completed application and fee

Program cost:

Tuition costs $10,000 for both full-time and part-time students.