Licensure: Program graduates are eligible to apply for a Florida Facial Specialist Registration.
Train to be: an Esthetician, Skincare Specialist, Spa Technician.
A student completing the Facials Specialist program is prepared for employment as a licensed Facials/Skin Care Specialist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialty Certification. The content includes, but is not limited to: communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; acquisition of knowledge of the facial specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; art of make-up; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of facials specialist occupations.
If you have a degree from another country and and currently reside in the US, you are invited to apply.
Have a high school or bachelor’s degree translated from another country, a GED may not be required.
You only need a Social Security number for select East Campus programs.
We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.
Articulation: This program is comprised of courses which have been assigned course numbers in the SCNS (Statewide Course Numbering System) in accordance with Section 1007.24 (1), F.S. Career and Technical credit shall be awarded to the student on a transcript in accordance with Section 1001.44(3) (b), F.S.
Job Placement Assistance: Maybe eligible for assistance through CareerSource Suncoast.
Full-time -August, October, December, February, May
Part-time (MTC Main Campus) – August, November, March
Part-time (MTC East Campus) – August, October, February
Full-time 220 hours – approximately 2 months full-time to complete
Part-time 220 hours – approximately 3 months part-time to complete
Times – Day Class:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Full-time
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Part-time (MTC East Campus Only)
Times – Evening Class:
Monday – Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
For Day Class Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 46033,
East Campus – Contact Amy Gates 941.752.8100
For Evening Class Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 46032,
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 To Do list.
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/
Program #I120425 CIP #0612040806
Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)
Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance
Textbook(s)* (Purchased online)
Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)
White Scrub Top – estimate
Black Scrub Pants – estimate
Black shoes – estimate
Scissors – estimate
Tweezers – estimate
Notepad – estimate
Comedone extractor – estimate
*Estimated Total Cost of Program
*Prices are subject to change
Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.
Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices: http://manateetech.edu/current-students/bookstore/
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.
Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.
220 hrs (2 mos)
Part time: (3 mos)