Medical Esthetician School Virginia:

​Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics

Basic Esthetician Program

You Deserve to Thrive!

You will be given an opportunity that has helped thousands of students launch into a completely new life and career. When you work with Expert Medical Esthetics Educators & High Performance Coaches, like us, who are successful entrepreneurs and where you want to be, you are unlocking the hidden potential that other institutions simply cannot provide you.

Our Expert Medical Esthetician Educators are invested in your success. We’ve helped thousands of students create successful careers and lives for themselves over the last 19 years. The path of becoming a Master / Medical Esthetician is available to you too, and our graduates are thriving and they started out just like you, where you are now.

Join Our Winning Team and Thrive!

Master Esthetician Career ​Track​

Step 1

Semester 1:   Basic Esthetician Program

Semester:24 Weeks
  • Format:Student Centered – Hybrid learning
  • 1 Day On-Campus+3 Online Classes per week
Schedule: ​
  • On-Campus:Sunday 8:45am-4pm.
  • Online:Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 7:00-3:00
Investment: ​
  • 9950
  • ​Includes tuition, fees, use of products & treatment supplies.
Program Highlights:​

From great artists, to professional athletes, and elite CEO’s they all have one thing in common… They have mastered the fundamentals.​

Learn Basic Esthetician treatments that prepare you for the Master Esthetician Career Track. Master Esthetician procedures are results oriented focused, and in the highest demand.

Complete your clinical lab hours in a beautifully designed upscale modern facility with medical level skincare equipment and product lines​

Program Highlights:​

Throughout the semester, our focus is to take the Esthetician, personal and professional fundamentals you learned previously and help you become licensed in the industry.

​This is where the leaders and innovators become undeniable. Learn Master Esthetician procedures that are results oriented focused, and in the highest demand.​

Complete your clinical lab hours in a beautifully designed upscale modern facility with medical level skincare equipment and product lines

Step 2

Semester 2:   Master Esthetician Program​

Semester:24 Weeks
  • Format:Student Centered – Hybrid learning
  • 1 Day On-Campus+3 Online Classes per week
Schedule: ​
  • On-Campus:Sunday 8:45am-4pm.
  • Online:Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 7:00-3:00
Investment: ​
  • 9950
  • ​Includes tuition, fees, use of products & treatment supplies.

Step 3

GRADUATE

Graduate:
  • Qualify for Career Placement Assistance
The Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics provides job placement assistance for those students who qualify.

Both Semesters

Also Receive: High Performance Coaching for Personal, Professional & Business Development.

  • Work with true leaders and innovators in the Medical Esthetics Industry who are Successful Entrepreneurs that will help you crush your personal and professional goals.
  • This is what also separates us from other schools.
  • Not only are we undeniable in all aspects of Medical Esthetics Education, this is where we stand out and help you stand out too!
  • This is where we help you become undeniably the most elite version of yourself.

EXPERT MEDICAL ESTHETICS EDUCATION + HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING BY WINNING ENTREPRENEURS = THE NEW 2.0 VERSION OF YOU!

About the Master Esthetics Program​

​Throughout the semester, our focus is to take the personal and professional fundamentals you learned previously and become laser focused on our Master / Medical Esthetician Level Curriculum Topics and help you become elite and sought after in the industry.

This is where the leaders and innovators become undeniable.

This is the semester where you are trained for what the market is in the highest demand for.

You will further your development with procedures like:

  • Comprehensive Understanding & Application of Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion
  • Intro to IPL & Assisting with Laser and Light Therapies
  • Anti-aging and Corrective Treatments: LED, Ultrasound, Microcurrent
  • Lymphatic Drainage Techniques
  • How to win personally and professionally
  • And many more results oriented & advanced medical setting technologies

Your clinical lab hours are completed in a beautifully designed upscale modern facility with medical level skincare equipment and product lines.

Master Esthetics lab/clinic:

  • Practical Treatments student is required to perform prior to graduation:
  • Advanced treatments = 40
  • Chemical Exfoliation = 75
  • Microdermabrasion = 50
  • Lymphatic Drainage Treatments = 50

MASTER ESTHETICS CURRICULUM

The master esthetics curriculum and hours of instruction in this technology shall consist of 600 hours or equivalent credit hours and shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Orientation and business topics – minimum of 25 hours of instruction.

a. School policies and procedures;
b. Professional ethics and practices;
c. Ethics and professional conduct;
d. Insurance and liability issues;
e. Confidentiality and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 Privacy Rule (HIPAA);
f. Client records and documentation;
g. Microbiology and bacteriology;
h. Infection control, disinfection, and sterilization;
i. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS); and
j. Personal protective equipment.

State laws, rules and regulations – minimum of 10 hours of instruction.
Advanced anatomy and physiology – minimum of 65 hours of instruction.

a. Advanced anatomy and physiology;
b. Advanced skin structure and functions;
c. Advanced skin typing, and conditions;
d. Advanced disease and disorders;
e. Advanced cosmetic ingredients;
f. Pharmacology; and
g. Advanced homecare.

Advanced skin care and advanced modalities – minimum of 90 hours of instruction.

a. Introduction to microdermabrasion and dermaplaning;
b. Indications and contraindications for crystal microdermabrasion;
c. General procedures and safety measures for crystal microdermabrasion;
d. Indications and contraindications for crystal-free microdermabrasion and dermaplaning;
e. General procedures and safety measures for crystal-free microdermabrasion and dermaplaning;
f. Equipment safety: crystal and crystal-free microdermabrasion and dermaplaning;
g. Waste disposal, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA);
h. Introduction to microdermabrasion techniques and proper protocols;
i. Machine parts, operation, protocols, care, waste disposal and safety;
j. Practical application and consultation for crystal microdermabrasion;
k. Practical application and consultation for crystal-free microdermabrasion and dermaplaning; and
l. Pretreatment and posttreatment for microdermabrasion.

Advanced procedures and chemical exfoliation – minimum of 270 hours of instruction.

a. Advanced skin analysis and consultation and health screening and documentation;
b. Advanced procedures, light treatments, light-emitting diode (LED), intense pulsed light device (IPL);Assisting with Lasers, Light Therapy & Advanced Technology in a Medical Setting.

c. Advanced manual, machine, and electric treatments, microcurrent, and ultrasound;
d. Introduction to chemical exfoliation and peels of the epidermis;
e. Fundamentals of skin care associated with chemical exfoliation and peels and wound healing;
f. Pretreatment and posttreatment for chemical exfoliation and peels;
g. Assessing suitability and predicting chemical exfoliation efficacy;
h. General practical application and consultation protocols;
i. Practical application and consultation for enzymes, herbal exfoliations, and vitamin-based peels;
j. Indications and contraindications for enzymes, herbal exfoliations, and vitamin-based peels;
k. General procedures and safety measures for herbal exfoliations, and vitamin-based peels;
l. Pretreatments and posttreatments for herbal exfoliations, and vitamin-based peels;
m. Practical application and consultation for alpha hydroxy peels;
n. IndIcations and contraindications for alpha hydroxy peels;
o. General procedures and safety measures for alpha hydroxy peels;
p. Pretreatment and posttreatment for alpha hydroxy peels;
q. Practical application and consultation for beta hydroxy peels;
r. Indications and contraindications for beta hydroxy peels;
s. General procedures and safety measures for beta hydroxy peels;
t. Pretreatment and posttreatment for beta hydroxy peels;
u. Practical application and consultation for Jessner and Modified Jessner peels;
v. Indications and contraindications for Jessner and Modified Jessner peels;
w. General procedures and safety measures for Jessner and Modified Jessner peels;
x. Pretreatment and posttreatment for Jessner and Modified Jessner peels;
y. Practical application and consultation for trichloracetic acid peels;
z. Indications and contraindications for trichloracetic acid peels;
aa. General procedures and safety measures for trichloracetic acid peels; and
bb. Pretreatment and posttreatment for trichloracetic acid peels.

Lymphatic drainage – minimum of 120 hours of instruction.

a. Introduction to lymphatic drainage;
b. Tissues and organs of the lymphatic system;
c. Functions of the lymphatic system;
d. Immunity;
e. Etiology of edema;
f. Indications and contraindications for lymphatic drainage;
g. Lymphatic drainage manipulations and movements;
h. Face and neck treatment sequence;
i. Lymphatic drainage on the trunk and upper extremities;
j. Lymphatic drainage on the trunk and lower extremities;
k. Cellulite;
l. Using lymphatic drainage with other treatments; and
m. Machine-aided lymphatic drainage.

ABOUT THE BASIC ESTHETICS PROGRAM

​From great artists, to professional athletes, and elite CEO’s they all have one thing in common… They have mastered the fundamentals.

You’ll learn things like:
  • Skin Analysis and Consultations
  • Facial Treatments
  • Intro to Hair Removal, Makeup and Body Treatments
  • Decision making between manual and technology interventions
  • How to win personally and professionally And much more…

Learn Basic Esthetician treatments that prepare you for the Master Esthetician Career Track. Master Esthetician procedures are results oriented focused, and in the highest demand.

Your clinical lab hours are completed in a beautifully designed upscale modern facility with medical level skincare equipment and product lines.

Esthetics lab/clinic:

  • Practical Treatments student is required to perform prior to graduation:
  • Consultations, Cleansing & Skin Analysis of the face & body = 35
  • Manual facials & treatments = 65
  • Machine or electrical facials & treatments of the face & body = 50
  • Make up applications = 25
  • Hair removal procedures = 25
  • Body Treatments = 20

Basic Esthetics Curriculum

The esthetics curriculum and hours of instruction in this technology shall consist of 600 hours or equivalent credit hours and shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Orientation and business topics – minimum of 25 hours of instruction.

School policies;
b. Management;
c. Sales, inventory and retailing;
d. Taxes and payroll;
e. Insurance;
f. Client records and confidentiality; and
g. Professional ethics and practices.

Laws and regulations – minimum of 10 hours of instruction.
General sciences – minimum of 80 hours of instruction.
a. Bacteriology;
b. Microorganisms;
c. Infection control, disinfection, sterilization;
d. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements;
e. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS);
f. General procedures and safety measures;
g. Cosmetic chemistry;
h. Products and ingredients; and
i. Nutrition.
Applied sciences – minimum of 95 hours of instruction.

a. Anatomy and physiology;
b. Skin structure and function;
c. Skin types;d. Skin conditions; and
e. Diseases and disorders of the skin.

Skin care – minimum of 255 hours of instruction.
a. Health screening;
b. Skin analysis and consultation;
c. Effleurage and related movements and manipulations of the face and body;
d. Cleansings procedures;
e. Masks;
f. Extraction techniques;
g. Machines, equipment and electricity;
h. Manual facials and treatments;
i. Machine, electrical facials and treatments; and
j. General procedures and safety measures.
Makeup – minimum of 65 hours of instruction.
a. Setup, supplies and implements;
b. Color theory;
c. Consultation;
d. General and special occasion application;
e. Camouflage;
f. Application of false lashes and lash extensions;
g. Lash and tinting;
h. Lash perming;
i. Lightning of the hair on body except scalp; and
j. General procedures and safety measures.
Body and other treatments – minimum of 20 hours of instruction.
a. Body treatments;
b. Body wraps;
c. Body masks;
d. Body scrubs;
e. Aromatherapy; and
f. General procedures and safety measures.
Hair removal – minimum of 50 hours of instruction.

a. Types of hair removal;
b. Wax types;
c. Tweezing;
d. Chemical hair removal;
e. Mechanical hair removal; and
f. General procedures and safety measures.