Program Content: The purpose of the Facials Specialty for Licensure program is to prepare students for employment as licensed facials/skin care specialists. The course encompasses total skincare for the preservation of the health and beauty of the skin and includes both theory and practical (hands-on) activities. Clinical consists of machine, chemical and manual applications for facial cleansing, skin toning, and hair removal. Lash and brow tint are also taught. Program content includes instruction on safety, salon management, hair removal, hair and disorders, make-up, bacteriology, skin and disorders, facial massage, anatomy, decontamination, and Florida law.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900 and follow the prompts for Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here: https://www.manateetech.edu/events/
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: Day: 260 Hours – approximately 2 months to complete. Evening: 260 Hours – approximately 3 months to complete
Dual Enrollment Available: no
Certification/Licensure: Program graduates are eligible to apply for a Florida Facial Specialist Registration.
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 95%
On-time Completion Rate: 93%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Facials Specialty
Required Books and Materials: Bookstore Page
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Possible Careers and Outlook:
39-5094.00 Skincare Specialists
Estimated Total: $1,700*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Day: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For Day Class Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 1033, Email
Start Time: Evening: Monday – Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
For Evening Class Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 1032, Email