May 2015

College Wide Meeting

Student Center Classrom/Upward Bound Program/Andalusia




Program Description

Esthetics is the care of the skin. Students will learn how to care for the skin through the use of various products and machines.


Our program offers a wide variety of training in the following areas:

  •    Histology of the skin

  •    Electrotherapy

  •    Microderm

  •    Chemical Peels

  •    European Facials

  •    Massage

  •    LaStone Therapy

  •    Body Waxing

  •    Makeup

  •    Body Treatments


Admissions Requirements:

High School Diploma, GED or completion of the tenth grade.


Technical Areas include:

  •    Facial Treatments

  •    Bacteriology and Sanitation

  •    Facial Machines

  •    Skin Functions

  •    Advanced Esthetics

  •    Advanced Esthetics Application

  •    Related Subjects Estheticians

  •    Special Topics

  •    Special Topics in Cosmetology

  •    Internship in Cosmetology


Job Opportunities

The Esthetics Program is designed to provide beginners or existing professionals with knowledge and skills for employment as estheticians in a day spa, medical spa, or in a medical office with cosmetic surgeons and dermatolo­gists. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of skin care specialists will increase 40 percent through 2022.


State Legal Requirements for Eligibility for Licensure

Estheticians are required to be licensed by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology in the state of Alabama. Upon completion of the pro­gram, graduates should obtain an application for the State Board of Examination from an instruc­tor and mail the completed application to the Alabama Board of Cosmetology.

Click on the link below to view the Esthetics Gainful Employment Disclosure
Esthetics Gainful Employment Disclosure


Denise Sauls
(334) 493-5328


Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.