Master Aesthetician class with a spa treatment.

Master Aesthetician

60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Aestheticians are skincare specialists who perform a variety of facial and body treatments to help their clients maintain the health and appearance of their skin to look and feel their best and learn to perform basic and advanced facials, spa body treatments, waxing, specialized massage, hair removal and make-up application.

  • Upon successful completion of the program, students will have met requirements to sit for the Wisconsin State Aestheticians Licensing exam.
  • Program begins in the spring semester 2019.
  • Prepare for jobs such as aesthetician, medical aesthetician, facialist.

Program Code 10-502-1

Required Courses

Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 502-100 Facial Treatments 12  
 502-101 Spa Ecology1  
 502-102 Hair Removal Techniques1  
 502-103 Aesthetic Guest Services 13  
 502-104 Facial Treatments 21  
 502-105 Aesthetic Spa Treatments2  
 502-106 Aesthetic Guest Services 22  
 809-199 Psychology of Human Relations3  
Total Semester Credits
Summer Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 502-107 Make Up Techniques1  
 502-108 Skin Massage & Spa Treatments2  
 502-109 Aesthetic Guest Services 33  
 801-136 English Composition 13+ 
Total Semester Credits
Third Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 502-110 Spa Business & Law2  
 502-111 Aesthetic Guest Services 43  
 502-112 Intro to Advanced Aesthetics2  
 502-113 Laser Theory & Applications2  
 806-100 Anatomy/Physiology Aesthetics1  
 809-166 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App3  
Total Semester Credits
Fourth Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 502-114 Laser Treatments & Procedures2  
 502-115 Advanced Make Up Techniques2  
 502-116 Advanced Aesthetic Clinic 12  
 502-117 Advanced Facial Treatments1  
 502-118 Advanced Body Treatments1  
 502-119 Advanced Aesthetic Clinic 23  
 804-123 Math w Business Apps3+ 
Total Semester Credits
Summer Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 502-120 Medical Conditions and Care2  
 502-121 Trends/Approaches to Skin Care1  
 502-122 Advanced Aesthetic Clinic 33  
 801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm3+ 
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.