Upcoming Network Outage / Service Delay

alert icon (1) Upcoming Network Outage: On Saturday, August 5th from 7:30AM to roughly 5:00PM, many of our servers and services will be unavailable due to extensive electrical work in the main server room at Newtown Campus. Network and phone service may also be disrupted during this time. (2) Service Delay: We are currently experiencing longer load times for our online application. We apologize for this delay and appreciate your patience.
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Cosmetology and Esthetics

Attention! New Esthetics Class of January 2017

Enrollment and orientations for the next Esthetics class, (January 2017) will begin in late summer 2016. If you have filled out the waitlist form, and your e-mail/phone number has changed, please e-mail Melissa.anderson@kctcs.edu.


Melissa Anderson
Leestown Campus, A-201
(859) 246-6617

Program Information

Knowledge of the theories of hair, skin, and nail care is coupled with practice of the various techniques used in salons. See program checklists for more information.

The Esthetics program includes all theory and clinical practices required by the Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists. The curriculum includes the study of the history of esthetics, today s career opportunities, and professional image. Included in the 42-credit hour/1000 clock program, are the topics of the study the skin, facial and skin enhancements, cosmetic artistry, chemical and non-chemical skin resurfacing, and advanced hair removal. The student in the esthetics program also learns about the business operations in the spa/medical spa situation.

Once the student has successfully completed the 1000 clock hour program, he/she is eligible to take the licensure exam to become an Esthetician. See program checklists for more information.

Program Checklists

View the program checklists to see recommended sequencing for degree offerings.

Program Website

Visit the program website to learn more about degree requirements, program faculty, career opportunities, and more.

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