Prepare for an exciting future in skin care with Aveda Institute. Our Esthiology curriculum provides 900 hours of skin care training with an emphasis on using pure flower and plant essences in treatments.

The Certification program consists of a comprehensive curriculum taught through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and practical applications. Students learn the theoretical and technical skills necessary to promote success in the industry. The program provides a solid foundation in Anatomy, facial techniques, waxing, makeup, aromaology™, Health and Nutrition.

Full-Time Schedule

30 weeks

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30 am – 7 pm

Tuesday, Thursday &  Saturday: 8:30 am – 7 pm

On to a career in 7 1/2 months.



Learn the fundamentals of skin analysis, facial manipulations and equipment and plant aromaology™ as you study the related sciences of anatomy and histology, along with state of Nevada safety requirements.

Combining theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, this unit puts you on your way to a career in skin care.

Spa I, II

Apply your knowledge through clinic experiences while you increase your understanding in the classroom. In this unit, you’ll refine your skills and gain the expertise you need to meet the Aveda Institute’s skin care and makeup service standards and state of Nevada safety requirements.

Learn real-world strategies to get the job of your dreams, from interviewing to resume writing and beyond. Fine-tune your accuracy, concentration and speed. At this point, you’ll have the competency required for the skill certification examination, as well as the theoretical knowledge needed to pass the written examination required by the State of Nevada. Now you’re ready to start your career in skin care.