Clinical Master Standard Esthetics Program

Interested in an entry level aesthetics program with a focus on incorporating state-of-the-art devices and equipment? Then, our Clinical Master Standard Esthetics Program is for you.  

This competency-based program can be completed in as little as 12 weeks. When you graduate and pass your state board exam, you will be able to perform facials, body treatments, makeup application, microdermabrasion and chemical peels.

You will also learn dermaplaning, lash extensions,  lash lifting and tinting. Hands-on learning will be done with cutting edge devices like Hydrafacial and Oxygeneo. No school has more options for equipment!  

Graduates will be prepared to work in a day spa, waxing salon or lash studio. This program is intentionally designed to integrate with the advanced aesthetics program for seamless quality education. It may also be taken as a stand alone certification.

Commonly Asked Questions & Answers

What Are Classroom Hours?

Clinical Master standard esthetics students are in an accelerated program that can be demanding so a commitment to the learning process is essential. Full-time classes run Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 4 PM for 12 weeks.

Is There An Online Option?

We also offer a part-time Hybrid option. This is a perfect solution for a working adult, at-home mom who wants to move forward in their dreams of a career in esthetics but don’t have the flexibility of attending class four days a week. Students participate in self-directed learning of esthetic theory from home with instructor support. You attend school on-site on Fridays from 9 AM to 4 PM to get the hands-on experience you need. Complete the program in less than 24 weeks.

What Will I Learn?

Our Clinical Master Standard esthetics program is dedicated to hands-on training for facials using devices like microdermabrasion, high frequency, ultrasonic and microcurrent as well as strong skincare consultation and assessment skills.

Classroom time will be spent learning skin anatomy and histology and skin diseases and disorders. You will learn to perform treatments on a variety of skin conditions, such as aging skin, sensitive skin, acneic skin and more.

You will also spend time learning Oregon law, infection control standards, waxing, makeup application and body treatments. Superficial chemical peels and skincare options are additional units that are incorporated into this rigorous program.

You will also learn dermaplaning, lash lifting and tinting, and eyelash extensions. You will initially spend time working on fellow students and advance to working in a clinical lab setting with real clientele.

Treatments you will learn:

  • European, clarifying, sensitive skin facials
  • Skincare consultation and analysis
  • Chemical and enzyme exfoliation (Certificate)
  • Brow and body waxing
  • Oxygeneo oxygen facial
  • Hydrafacial
  • High Frequency
  • Microcurrent
  • Ultrasonic skin spatula
  • Dermaplaning (Certificate)
  • Lash Extensions (Certificate)
  • Lash lifting and tinting (Certificate)
  • Diamond tip microdermabrasion
  • Professional makeup application
  • Body wraps
  • Sugaring (Certificate)
What Is Tuition/Costs?

Program costs include all fees and tuition, training materials, books, customized skincare and an impressive student kit.

The full-time on campus program will include a Career Success Package with Electric Beauty. You will receive professional headshots, a custom marketing video and a social media consultation to jumpstart your career upon graduation.

Is There Financing Available?
Information about interest free payment options will be discussed during your tour.


We are an approved vendor through Oregon’s Work-Innovation-Opportunity-Act. Meet with your county’s counselor at WIOA and get tuition financed through the state of Oregon, if approved.


Ascent Funding and  Meritize are two private longer term financial aid options. VA Funding Available – Find Out More.

Who Is On The Faculty?

We have educators who are national award winning industry experts who are committed to students’ success.

Each educator holds both tiers of licensure and have performed thousands of the treatments they are teaching. They also hold the esteemed Milady or Pivot Point Master Educator certification.

Educators have multiple certifications in all treatments, devices and skincare brands. Spectrum is recognized by ASCP and Dermascope as an Industry Influencer.

Is Lodging Available?

Many students travel to us from across the Pacific Northwest. There are numerous hotels within a three mile radius. We have negotiated a student discount at the nearby Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites. Mention Spectrum when you call for reservations. Students have also found housing through AirBnB and other short term residency options. 

Are There Job Placement Opportunities?

We receive inquiries weekly from physicians’ offices, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medi-spas, aesthetic sales and more. We pass all of these inquiries onto our students.

Many of them have secured jobs prior to or shortly after completing the program. We also offer business development support for students desiring to open their own medispas. Our students are sought out but we do not guarantee placement.

What Is The Dresscode?

Students should wear solid colored scrubs and tennis shoes or professional closed toed shoes.

Start or Advance Your Aesthetics Career

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