Laser Treatment Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy's innovative program will help you learn the art of massage therapy and introduce you to a range of career opportunities. Through a holistic approach to education, you'll be well-trained to work in clinics, hospitals, health clubs, spas, with sport teams, or to start a private practice.

 

Classes start November 13!

Locations:  Saint Petersburg, FL Linthicum Heights, MD Maitland, FL More...

Programs:
  • Makeup Artistry and Skin Care
  • Skin Care

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Get hands-on training with Remington College. We offer diploma and associate and bachelor's degree programs in business, criminal justice, culinary arts, health care, and cosmetology at our campuses in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas — plus some courses are offered online.

Locations:  Lafayette, LA Mobile, AL Cleveland, OH

Programs:
  • AS in Cosmetology
  • Diploma in Cosmetology

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Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected Massage Therapy training centers in the nation. In June of 1989, the College in Louisiana received its Proprietary School License from the state. In 1998, the Continuing Education College was proud to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

Locations:  Houma, LA Alexandria, LA Gulfport, MS

Programs:
  • Cosmetology - Diploma
  • Esthetics - Diploma

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A certified laser technician performs procedures such as laser hair removal, laser acne treatment, skin rejuvenation, tattoo removal, and minimizing the appearance of cellulite, varicose veins, and rosacea. A laser technician evaluates the skin care concerns of a client to develop a treatment plan. Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and willingness to continually stay on top of advances in laser treatment are required skills to be successful in the industry.

How to Prepare for a Career in Laser Treatment

In most states, a laser technician must be a licensed aesthetician and obtain a laser treatment certificate. An aesthetician license typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent, completion of an aesthetician program (usually 6 to 12 months), and a passing score on a state exam. A laser treatment program can take a few weeks or several months, depending on the program and state requirements. Laser treatment programs cover topics such as laser hair removal, safety, and laser acne therapy. Some schools make it possible to work on both an aesthetician license and a laser treatment certification simultaneously. The median annual wage for skin care specialists is $32,040, with the top 90 percent earning $52,340, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Although laser treatment is a relatively new field and no specific data exists, job opportunities will be best for those licensed to provide a broad range of services. BLS expects the skin care industry to grow almost 38 percent to meet increasing demands for specialty treatments such as laser therapy.