Our Esthetics program offers comprehensive and professional training in many aspects of the skincare industry. We blend European techniques with American technologies to ensure our graduates can compete internationally. The Bellus esthetician school will help you start the career of your dreams.
Bellus advanced esthetics programs can prepare you for the career you’ve always dreamed of. Whether you want to work in luxury spas, medical spas, brow bars or be a business owner yourself—Bellus Academy gives you the option to customize your education with these newly revamped advanced programs.
Please note that each location offers a unique catalog of programs and required hours will vary.
Estheticians are at the cutting edge of treatments for the face and body, working in salons, spas, and medi-spas and going into business for themselves. Best of all, estheticians are in high demand, and that demand is predicted to grow by 14% over the next ten years. To prepare expert estheticians for these exciting careers, Bellus Academy offers training programs with the prestigious CIDESCO USA Skin Care and Body Therapy Certificate Curriculum to help you develop core skills, gain hands-on experience, and achieve licensure.
Bellus Academy offers comprehensive esthetician programs at our Poway, Chula Vista, and El Cajon, California, and Manhattan, Kansas campuses. Our industry pro instructors utilize a proprietary teaching system that engages students with visual, verbal, written, and hands-on learning to prepare you for licensing with your state’s regulatory board and a successful career.
Students enrolled at Poway, or El Cajon may also choose:
Our Manhattan, KS campus offers esthetician training in compliance with the Kansas Board of Cosmetology. Available courses include:
Students enrolled in esthetician training with Bellus Academy learn the best in European techniques while utilizing the latest American technologies. You’ll work closely with industry experts as you gain competency with the tools of the trade in your student kit and serve real clients in our on-site clinic. Students also have access to The Lab via program-provided iPads for engaging social learning.
Once you’ve completed your studies, our Career Services team will help you build interview skills, ready your resume, and explore job opportunities, supporting you from the first day of classes to the first day on the job. Need help paying for school? Financial aid is available for eligible students to help finance their education.
Whether you’re exploring career options or a budding entrepreneur, Bellus Academy’s esthetics programs will help you build a successful future. To learn more, contact us online to speak with an admissions counselor. If you’re ready to get started now, apply online today.
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