Esthetic Specialty will complete Cosmetology courses CSME 1420 through CSME 2441 with a grade of “C” or better will allow the student to acquire the credit and clock hours of instruction necessary to be eligible to take the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations Esthetic Examination for licensure in Texas.

Full-Time Schedules

Certificate1 - Esthetic Specialty

Recommended Full-Time Student Schedule

The Esthetic Specialty Certificate is designed to provide the student with a quality education and proper procedures in order to pass the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Examination for licensing in esthetics. The Esthetic Specialty Certificate includes local occupational need, business and industry trends. Day students may complete the Esthetic Specialty Certificate program within two semesters. The following is a suggested course of study for students beginning the program in the fall.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
CSME 1420 Orientation to Facial Specialist 4
CSME 1302 Applications of Facial and Skin Care Technology I 3
CSME 2333 Application of Facial and Skin Technology II 3
CSME 1244 Introduction to Salon Development 2
 Semester Credit Hours12
Semester #2
CSME 1447 Principles of Skin Care/Facials and Related Theory 4
CSME 2250 Preparation for State Licensing Written Examination 2
CSME 2251 Preparation for State Licensing Practical Examination 2
 Semester Credit Hours8
 Total Semester Credit Hours20

Denotes a certificate that is recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as a Level One Certificate.