Advanced Esthetics

Program Overview

Advanced esthetics training takes your education further, providing you with more career opportunities and better pay. Our comprehensive program provides you with an invaluable hands-on experience that sets you apart from your peers. Go beyond traditional services and make a real difference in people’s lives through your expertise in skin health and beauty.

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A diverse learning experience.

Saint Paul College is among the most diverse community colleges in the nation. What does this mean for our Advanced Practice Esthetician Program participants? When it comes to working on the skin, our student estheticians have the opportunity to work with an incredibly diverse clientele of all skin colors, types, conditions and concerns. Understanding how ethnic background factors in to treatments and the development of a treatment plan is an important part of our work as Advanced Practice Estheticians.

Hybrid classes allowing course work online and in-person.

The Advanced Practice Esthetics Program at Saint Paul College is hybrid, with some coursework completed online, and some in-person clinical practice. This offers the best of both worlds, allowing students more flexibility to work and/or be present for personal obligations while pursuing their AP Esthetics licensure.

Transfer to other colleges.

Obtaining an Associates of Applied Science Degree creates a transfer pathway to higher education. Those with an AAS degree may transfer to Metro State to pursue a Bachelor’s of Individualized Studies degree. Time and resources spent on education are precious. Saint Paul College offers a streamlined approach to becoming licensed to do the work you love while opening the door to future opportunities in higher education.

Access to state-of-the-art technology.

In the Advanced Practice Esthetics Program at Saint Paul College, you’ll have the opportunity to practice your new skills in a professional clinical setting using the most advanced technology in your scope of practice! Our clinic is home to the most advanced Hydrafacial machines, multiple microneedling devices including SkinPen, Bella by EQ Beauty, Bio Therapeutics; Celluma Light Therapy panels, as well as several product lines used in top-tier medical spas worldwide.

You’ll have the opportunity to become certified by multiple companies in applying services during your time in your program, giving your resume a professional boost as a newly licensed AP Esthetician.

Real-life experienced instructors.

Saint Paul College Advanced Practice Esthetics Instructors have decades of experience in the Esthetics field. Each of your instructors brings a unique set of real-life experiences to share, including work in the medical field, sales & education for skincare companies, training for top-tier metro spas, and business ownership. All of your instructors are currently also working in the field, keeping a finger on the pulse of the industry, and are passionate about your education and mentorship, while you are in this program and beyond.