Certificate - Esthetician Concepts

Riverside City College
18-24 months
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
On campus
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About this program

Certificate - Esthetician Concepts

The Esthetician Concepts Certificate prepares individuals to provide professional cosmetic services in salons, spas, resorts, casinos and other related industry establishments. This includes courses in skin care, hair removal, makeup and other cosmetic services, safety and sanitation, management, customer service, and preparation for practicing as licensed estheticians in the state of California. Courses in applicable professional labor laws and regulations in the esthetician industry, physiology, anatomy, electricity and ergonomics are also covered in depth. Emphasis is placed on passing state licensing exam and industry entry skills.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

  • Introduction to Cosmetology Level I
  • Introduction to Cosmetology Level II
  • Cosmetology Business Concepts
  • Level I Skin Care Concepts
  • Level II Skin Care Concepts
  • Level III Skin Care Concepts
  • Level I Makeup and Hair removal Concepts
  • Level II Makeup and Hair removal Concepts
  • Level I Clinic Floor Concepts
  • Level II Clinic Floor Concepts
  • Level III Clinic Floor Concepts
  • Esthetics Theory Exam Readiness Concept
  • Esthetics Practical Exam Readiness Concepts

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.

Program delivery

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 18-24 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information.


Tuition fees: $435 per unit for international students.


Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Deduce valid conclusions, compare viable techniques and apply principles in preparation of the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology practical and written exam.
  • Identify and analyze concepts leading to synthesis of theory for the state board written exam. Produce a business plan and portfolio.
  • Demonstrate entry level skills in a clinic laboratory setting.
  • Demonstrate workplace behaviors (soft skills) necessary for success in the cosmetology industry

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...

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Why study at Riverside City College


Save over $80,00 (compare with UC) and receive up to $2,500 international student scholarship.

Great Location

Located in Southern California near Los Angeles, just a 1-hour drive to the beach, mountains, and theme parks.

Easy Admission

No SAT/ACT and low TOEFL/IELTS Score requirement. Just three simple and fast admission steps.

Safe Community

24/7 on-campus police service and support. Low campus crime rate.

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer 2+2 to top US Universities including UCLA, UCB, Columbia, USC, and more!

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