The Esthetics program provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the art of skin care. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.


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Esthetics Training and Degree

At Gaston College, you will get the training and hands-on experience needed to become an esthetics technician or instructor in North Carolina.

Learn the Art of Skin Care

With the Esthetics program at Gaston College, you will learn how to promote the health and beauty of the skin and how to educate clients on a variety of skin care needs.

Earning an esthetics certificate at Gaston College costs substantially less than at a private school, and you can be ready to sit for the N.C. Board of Cosmetics Arts Esthetics Licensing Exam in just two semesters.

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For Gaston College admissions questions, please contact:

For program specific questions, please contact:
Barbara Burgess

Admissions Specialist, Wellness Programs