Esthetician Schools in San Antonio, TX

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Esthetician programs cover the training you need to provide various services as a licensed skincare specialist. In today’s society where there’s a strong emphasis on image, estheticians are in demand. If skincare and beauty are your passion, a career as a licensed esthetician may be right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for estheticians is expected to grow 17% by 2029. The abundant opportunity will not cease anytime soon. Over 95% of graduates begin working within 3 months of licensure. More than an abundance of opportunities, you’ll have numerous career options. You can specialize as a medical aesthetician or work in a salon or dermatologist, or start your own skincare business.

Some other rewards include the satisfaction of making others feel good, continuous learning as you seek to stay on top of an ever-evolving industry, and fulfilling relationships with clients. Practice as an esthetician in Texas requires a license issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalency, complete 750 hours of instruction at an approved esthetician school, pass written and practical licensure exam, and apply for the license. You must be at least 17 years old to apply.

Ogle School

The esthetics program at Ogle School covers training in skin care and makeup. Instructors will deliver content using lectures in the classroom, demonstration, and student participation. The student will develop skills through practice of skin care theory on mannequins and through activities in the clinic. Visual aids, student exercises, and presentations will supplement classroom lectures. Course topics include orientation and TDLR rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, facial treatment, color psychology, client care, aromatherapy, makeup, business management, sanitation and first aid, and electricity, machines and related equipment. A portion of the content will be delivered via distance education for the Esthetics Hybrid Program only. Students must attend and participate in all classes. The full-time class meets Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The part-time class meets Monday through Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

Program overview:
Esthetics & Esthetics Hybrid
Duration: 5 months (full-time) 10 months (part-time)
Contact hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age at the commencement of the class
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Successfully complete a personal interview with an Admissions Representative or designee
  • Sign an Enrollment Agreement
  • Submit transcripts from previously attended schools for any applicable transfer requests
  • Incoming students must attend a student orientation

Program cost:
The total program cost of $13,830 includes tuition, books, equipment and supplies. The cost is $14,355 for part-time students.

Website: https://www.ogleschool.edu/
Address: 742 N.W. Loop 410, Suite 226, San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 888-820-4224

Aveda Arts

Aveda Arts Esthiology program prepares students for a future as a skin care specialist. Students will have the opportunity to use Aveda’s trademark pure flower and plant essences and wellness rituals. Instructors will use theory and practice plus clinical activities to help students develop essential skin care skills. Students will be able to provide a complete AVEDA Spa Experience using AVEDA products for skin care, makeup, wax techniques, and other treatments. Routine quizzes and final exams will assess students’ understanding of the content. Course topics include body care, business management, makeup artistry, business development, facial, skin care, wellness, and retail knowledge. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am 8:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Program overview:
Esthiology
Duration: 25 weeks
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 $10,000. The non-refundable application fee is $100 and the kit fee is $1,850.

Website: https://avedaarts.edu/
Address: 21003 Encino Commons​​​, Suite 121, San Antonio, TX 78259
Phone: (210) 222-0023​

The Salon Professional Academy

TSPA prepares esthetician students for success in the real world. Theory, practice, and clinical activities cover modern techniques with professional equipment, artistry of makeup application, business and marketing skills, and much more. Course topics include orientation and TDLR rules and regulations, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, facial treatment, color psychology, client care, aromatherapy, makeup, business management, sanitation and first aid, and electricity, machines and related equipment. Graduates can work as salon or spa owners, on-set stylists, and skin care specialists.

Program overview:
Esthetics
Duration: 24 weeks (full-time)
Contact hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Submit a completed Application for Admission
  • Complete an interview with an admissions representative or designee
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Provide proof of age – must be at least 16 years old to enroll
  • Must have a valid photo ID and social security card

Program cost:
The estimated cost of the program is $18,974 including tuition, fees, books, supplies, and other expenses.

Website: https://www.tspasanantonio.com/
Address: 16640 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78232
Phone: 210-560-8772

Palo Alto College

Palo Alto’s Cosmetology Esthetics program provides students with knowledge related to skin services that will enable to work in the industry. Students will learn skincare terminology, skin care treatments, skin care procedures, and advanced skin care services as well as temporary hair removal procedures, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, microcurrent, eyebrow tint, safety and sanitation according to the state licensing agency, and workplace skin care competencies.  Course modules in the 27-credit program include Orientation to Facial Specialist, Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology I, Principles of Skin Care/Facials and Related Theory, Principles of Facial and Skin Care Technology II, Applications of Facials and Skin Care Technology I, Principles of Facials and Skin Care Technology III, and Applications of Facial and Skin Care Technology II.

Program overview:
Cosmetology Esthetics
Duration:  4 semesters
Credit hours: 27

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Prerequisites:

  • Submit a completed Application for Admission to the Cosmetology Esthetics program
  • Complete an interview with an admissions representative or designee
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Provide proof of age – must be at least 18 years old to enroll
  • Must have a valid photo ID and social security card

Program cost:
Tuition costs $99 per semester credit hour for in-district students and $215 per semester credit hour for out-of-district students. Expenses for books, fees, and supplies must be added.

Website: https://www.alamo.edu/pac/
Address: 1400 W. Villaret Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78224
Phone: (210) 486-3000

Bella Beauty College

The esthetician course at Bella Beauty College is delivered in three phases and prepares students for an exciting career in the beauty industry. The first phase of the program covers the basics such as mastering terminology, salon/spa services, safety and sanitation, earning confidence, nutrition, and personal/professional appearance. Phase two of the program gives students the opportunity to practice, present and perfect their skills. It will include meeting and greeting customers, setting up a professional spa scene, timing and organizational skills, maintaining equipment, and preparation for microderm certification. The third and final phase prepares students for work in the industry and covers state law and industry standards. 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.

Website: http://bellabeautycollege.com/
Address: 720 SW Military Dr. San Antonio, TX 78221
Phone: (210) 923-5400

Vogue College of Cosmetology

Vogue College of Cosmetology provides students with the essential knowledge and skills to become a licensed esthetician. The program is offered both in English and Spanish. Vogue offers experienced instructors, numerous opportunities for hands-on learning, Spanish-speaking instructors, low teacher-to-student ratio, and a high job placement rate. The esthetics programs cover facials, body facials, waxing, makeup application, body treatment techniques, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels. Training will include a combination of theory, classroom lectures, and hands-on experiences. Students will participate in local events to prepare for real-world practice. Day and evening schedules are offered.

Program overview:
Esthetician Program
Duration:  4.5 months
Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Submit an application for admission and pay the application refundable registration fee
  • Register with the State Regulatory Agency and pay the $25 fee
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Provide proof of completing high school, GED, or state-issued certificate
  • Meet with an admissions representative and attend a school tour

Program cost:
The total program cost of $9,545 includes tuition ($8,200), registration, TDLR, books, and kit.

Website: https://vogue.edu/
Address: 1836 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, TX 78201
Phone: 1 (866) 227-3779

Quest College

The Esthetician Program at Quest College provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support needed to begin a rewarding career as an Esthetician. The emphasis on health and skin care plus the artistic use of cosmetics give students a competitive edge in the industry. Course topics include business management, science, safety and sanitation, and Texas State Law as it relates to estheticians. Training will be conducted in the classroom and in the salon. Graduates will have the confidence to transition to and professional setting and completing the comprehensive program.  Classes meet three days a week – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Program overview:
Esthetician Program
Duration:  8 months
Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or have parental approval if under 18
  • Provide official evidence of completing high school or GED
  • Complete a TWC Record of Previous Education and Training Form
  • Complete a TWC receipt of Enrollment Policies Form
  • Complete the Enrollment Agreement and finance plan
  • Complete a General Statement of Health
  • Meet with an admissions representative and attend a school tour

Program cost:
Financial aid is available for eligible students.

Website: https://questcollege.edu/
Address: 5430 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 310, San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210-366-2701

University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences

The Esthetician program at the University of Cosmetology Arts & Science prepares students for licensure as an Esthetician in the State of Texas. The instruction includes knowledge of esthetics and study of beauty culture with an emphasis on the health care and attractiveness of the skin and artistic use of cosmetics. Students will learn the students and function of the skin, bones, nutrition, sanitation, removal of superfluous hair, disinfection, electricity, sales of retail products, product knowledge and chemistry, and professional ethics. Upon completion of the graduation requirements and financial obligations, students will receive a diploma. Day and evening schedules are available. Full-time students cover 30 clock hours a week. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Part-time students complete 20 clock hours per week. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm or Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Program overview:
Esthetician Program
Duration:  6 months
Clock hours: 750

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age – provide proof of age using a birth certificate, permanent resident card. Valid driver’s license, etc
  • Must provide a high school diploma or transcript showing high school completion or equivalent
  • Must be a Texas resident

Program cost:
The program cost of $14,260.25 includes tuition ($11,250), enrollment fee, text materials, kit, and taxes for text materials and kit.

Website: https://ucastx.com/
Address: 910 South East Military Drive, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78214
Phone: (210) 433-7222

 

 

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