Esthetician

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.

Eligible Licensures/Certifications

  • 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.

Entrance Requirements

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.

At A Glance

Open To

High school juniors and seniors, adult students

Campus

Reno, Rockwell Rockwell - Campus Center; Reno - Kay Martin Center

Total Hours Required

600

Length

  • Full-time daytime: 5 months of instruction
  • Full-time evening: 7 months of instruction
  • Part-time (daytime only): 10 months of instruction
  • Program length may vary based on progress rate and/or summer school attendance

Times

Daytime classes, two sessions: Monday — Friday

  • 8 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Evening classes: Monday — Thursday

  • 3:45 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Courses

  • Facials 200 hours
  • Cosmetology Law 40 hours
  • Salon Development 60 hours
  • Bacteriology, Sterilization, Sanitation and Safety 80 hours
  • Non-Permanent Hair Removal 40 hours
  • Facial Sciences: Histology, Dermatology, and Physiology of the Skin 180 hours

Tuition & Costs

Costs for High School Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist Exam
  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License

Tuition & Fees

  • N/A

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Textbook (optional): Rockwell Campus $113, Reno Campus $292
  • Uniform: up to $120
  • Esthetics Kit: Rockwell $74 for high school, $148 adult; Reno $65 for high school, $130 for adult
  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist registration fee: $5

Total Estimated Costs for High School Students

Rockwell $199, Reno $190
Francis Tuttle will pay the State Board Exam registration fee ($35) and the OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License fee ($25) after the student obtains a passing score on the state licensure tests. Student will be responsible for the $5 registration fee as listed above (included in the total estimated cost). High school students add optional textbook cost if purchasing.

Costs for In-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist Exam
  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License

Tuition & Fees

  • $1,320
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Textbook: Rockwell Campus, $113; Reno Campus, $153
  • Uniform: up to $120
  • Esthetics Kit: Rockwell, $148; Reno, $130
  • OCBCB Esthetician/Facialist registration fee: $5

Total Estimated Costs for In-State Adult Students

Rockwell $1,721; Reno $1,743

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

Francis Tuttle will pay the State Board Exam registration fee ($35) and the OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License fee ($25) after the student obtains a passing score on the state licensure tests. Student will be responsible for the $5 registration fee as listed above (included in the total estimated cost). High school students add optional textbook cost if purchasing.

Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist Exam
  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License

Tuition & Fees

  • $2,640
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Textbook: Rockwell Campus $113; Reno Campus $153
  • Uniform: up to $120
  • Esthetics Kit Rockwell, $148; Reno, $130
  • OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist registration fee: $5

Total Estimated Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

Rockwell $3,041; Reno $3,063

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

Francis Tuttle will pay the State Board Exam registration fee ($35) and the OSBCB Esthetician/Facialist License fee ($25) after the student obtains a passing score on the state licensure tests. Student will be responsible for the $5 registration fee as listed above (included in the total estimated cost). High school students add optional textbook cost if purchasing.

Employment & Outcomes

Salary Range

$20 - $25

per hour

Pass Rate

93%

completion

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Day spas, physicians' clinics, cruise ships, schools, educational facilities, professional product companies, beauty salons

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