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New York State Approved 600 Hour Esthetics Program


Flexible Full Time and Part Time Schedules available.

  • Call (631) 582-4737 to find out more.


Scope of curriculum:

Educational requirements for estheticians shall include the following subjects and the hours assigned to each:

School Rules and Regulations
History of Esthetics
The Role of the Esthetician
Qualities of the Professional Esthetician
Code of Ethics
New York State and Federal Laws, Rules, and Regulations

Local, State, Federal Safety Codes
Classroom/Student Salon Rules and Regulations
Hazardous Materials Communications (HAZMAT)

Types and Classification of Bacteria
Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Infections
Immunity and Body Defenses
Methods of Infection Control
Physical and Chemical Agents for Infection Control

Cells, Tissues, and Organs
Body Systems

Physiology and Histology of the Skin
Structure and Functions of the Skin
Appendages of the Skin

Water essential is essential to maintain a healthy body
Proper nutrition is essential to maintain healthy skin and overall good health
Free radicals antioxidants
Essential benefits of vitamins

Skin disorders
Sebaceous gland disorders
Sudoriferous gland disorders
Inflammations of the skin
Pigmentation disorders
Contagious  vs. non-contagious diseases

Skin types
Skin conditions
Methods used for client consultation
Methods of collection and analysis used in client consultation
Treatment and product selection based on the skin analysis

Two classifications of unwanted hair removal (permanent and temporary)
Safety and disinfection procedures
Acceptable techniques involved
Hirsutism versus unwanted hair
Indications and contraindications of waxing

Chemistry as related to esthetics
Acidity and alkalinity

Cosmetics and skin care products
Massage creams and oils
New product technologies
FDA laws governing cosmetics and skin care
Skin sensitivity and allergic reactions

Electricity as related to esthetics equipment
Electrical equipment safety
Galvanic current for iontophoresis desincrustation
High frequency current
Esthetics equipment
Paraffin unit
Emerging technologies

Client consultation
Skin analysis, product selection and treatment recommendations
Facial and body procedures
Overview of various products to enhance the appearance of the skin
Facial procedures with electrical equipment
Wet and dry exfoliations and applications
Overview of advanced techniques

Color theory
Morphology of the face
Eyebrow contouring
Make-up application
Artifical eyelashes
Advanced make-up techniques

Business operation
Accounting and inventory
Payroll regulations
Ethics and professional conduct
Retailing techniques
Marketing (advertising, retailing, and promotion)
Customer relations

Career opportunities
Proper job keeping attitudes and habits
Reasons why people leave jobs
Reasons why people lose jobs
Resume and cover letter
Interviews preparation
Participate in an interview, either actual or simulated
Discuss application for employment
Identify professional organizations pertinent to the esthetics industry
Discuss continuing education opportunities pertinent to esthetics industry

Paramedical procedures
Scope of licensure
Medical procedures
Pre- and post-operative care

Used towards preparation for the state board