Aesthetician - Advanced Practice Overview
Combine your passion for healthcare, beauty, and the science of skincare with CVTC’s Aesthetician - Advanced Practice program. Our program is designed to provide comprehensive training, so you can start your aesthetician - advanced practice career with experience and confidence.
During this two-year program, you will develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the exciting and fast-paced world of aesthetics. You'll be equipped to provide medical-grade facial treatments and will graduate with a deep understanding of complex skin conditions. Additionally, you'll become proficient in advanced techniques such as medium-depth chemical peels, microneedling, dermaplaning, and laser treatments.
At CVTC, we understand the importance of staying current with the latest skincare trends. Our curriculum is designed to keep you up-to-date with the most recent advancements in the industry, ensuring that you're prepared to meet the evolving needs of your clients.
No matter where you want to take your career, our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way. Our curriculum combines classroom instruction in a small, specialized setting, along with practical training in our state-of-the-art clinic setting. Gain invaluable medical skincare experience with real clients under the supervision of our knowledgeable instructors.
Are you ready to turn your passion for skincare into a rewarding, impactful, and growing career?
Learn more about our program today!
Earn credit for prior learning! Do you have previous educational or work experience in the field? You could be eligible to receive credit for prior learning.
Just the Facts
Aesthetician - Advanced Practice
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CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.
Aesthetician - Advanced Practice professionals make an average starting salary of $34,789.
There are 25 job openings in the CVTC district for the Aesthetician - Advanced Practice industry.
* This wage is not specific to CVTC graduates. Wage estimates are based on entry-level positions and are gathered from Lightcast which is an economic modeling software that blends historical and projected industry and occupation trends within CVTC's 11-county district. Wage estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics and the American Community Survey.
Credits to Other Institutions
Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.
These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.
You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.
Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Aesthetician - Advanced Practice program.
Laser Treatments & Procedure
This course complements Laser Theory & Application. Students will learn how to provide aesthetic laser treatments utilizing current industry best practices.
Hair Removal/Makeup Techniques
This course introduces the theory and practice of hair removal techniques and makeup application. Students will learn about infection control and safety protocol while performing both hair removal and makeup application skills.
Advanced Skin Science
This course expands the foundational knowledge in A&P Aesthetics by advancing the students' understanding of skin aging, acne, and pigmentation. Students will learn how to conduct skin consultations and recommend skin therapy solutions.
Related Programs & Certificates
Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
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