Esthetics in an exciting, newly offered license in Kentucky. In years past, if one wanted to be a skin care specialist, one would have to attend and pass all of the cosmetology courses and earn a cosmetology license. Following the licensure requirements set forth by other states, Kentucky now offers a license for those who want to focus on skin care without having to become a cosmetologist.

In the past few decades, esthetics has evolved from a minor role in the industry into a variety of specialized services offered in elegant, full service salons, medical spas and wellness centers.Esthetician

Estheticians proved preventive care for the skin and offer treatments to keep the skin healthy and attractive. They may also manufacture, sell, or apply cosmetics.

An esthetician works in a salon, spa, or doctor's office and supplies skin care, body treatments, body waxing, cosmetic artistry, and under a physician's supervision, laser therapy and microdermabrasion. They are also trained to detect skin problems that may require medical attention.

Career Opportunities Include

  • Salon or day spa esthetician
  • Medical esthetician
  • Cosmetics buyer
  • Manufacturer's representative
  • Make-up artist
  • Paramedical cosmetic specialist (works with disfigurements)
  • Educator


The Esthetician program enrolls a new class once every three semesters. Currently, we accept students into the program on a first come, first served basis. The next two classes begin in August 2018 and January 2020.

If you are interested, please fill out a waitlist form