About this Major
Estheticians must be able to perform detailed work with their hands and eyes. The work environment can be fast-paced, so self-motivation and strong time-management skills are important. Successful estheticians learn how to communicate in a professional manner and establish a rapport with clients and colleagues to maintain high standards for quality and customer service.
Students who complete the Esthetician major qualify to take the State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering exam for licensing. Facial care is one of the fastest-growing industries in the beauty profession with new products and techniques being introduced to customers in the finest salons. The Esthetician major will prepare you for a career in this fast-growing field.
- OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist Exam
- OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License
This career major's curriculum meets the professional licensure requirements for Oklahoma but does not meet the licensure requirements for all other states.
Students enrolling in this career major must provide a birth certificate and high school transcript. A social security number is required on the initial application and is required to obtain an esthetician/facialist license from the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering (OSBCB). Licensed estheticians enrolling in the esthetics master educator career major must provide proof of their existing Oklahoma esthetician/facialist license at a minimum required experience, as well as a valid Oklahoma state identification. For all majors, before beginning classes, students must provide a 2x3-inch face photo less than one-year-old and a cashier's check ($5) payable to the OSBCB.