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Learn the science of healthy skin. We train you hands-on in classical professional techniques and skincare innovations and technologies—plus the business skills you’ll need. From skin analysis, ingredient technology and prescriptive retailing to waxing and makeup techniques, our program offers preparation for a career as a skincare therapist.


  • Skin analysis
  • Customized treatment protocols
  • Ingredient technology
  • Prescriptive retailing 
  • Makeup techniques
  • And much more

Student Kit

One of the most exciting days for our Future Professionals is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It's packed with all the essentials—a makeup kit with brushes, professional cleansers, moisturizers, exfoliators, and much more—so you're ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.

IPad Included

When you have the latest technology and resources at your fingertips, you'll be more successful in school and in your career. That's why every Future Professional at Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa receives an iPad with their student kit, giving them on-the-go access to schoolwork, career advice from industry leaders, and much more.

We like to call it The Career Connector Tablet.  Click here

How Much Will It Cost?

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $10,600.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $75.00

Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) (nonrefundable): $0.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $1,850.00

Drop Fee: $100.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 600 hours

When can I get Started?

Class Start Dates

  • 03-13-2018 Esthetics (Daytime)
  • 01-15-2019 Esthetician (Daytime)
  • 02-04-2019 Esthetician (Part-Time) (Evening)
  • 10-01-2018 Esthetics (Evening)
  • 03-12-2019 Esthetician (Daytime)
  • 11-06-2018 Esthetics (Daytime)
  • 04-22-2019 Esthetician (Part-time) (Daytime)
  • 05-07-2019 Esthetician (Daytime)
  • 06-24-2019 Esthetician (Part-time) (Evening)
  • 07-09-2019 Esthetician (Daytime)
  • 09-03-2019 Esthetician (Daytime)
  • 09-30-2019 Esthetician (Part-time) (Evening)
  • 11-05-2019 Esthetician (Daytime)

Student Educational Materials

  • 1 Be Nice (Or Else!) Book, ISBN-13:978-0-974-993-99-7, $23.95
  • 1 Connecting to My Future Book, ISBN 0-9743205-0-1, $19.95
  • 1 Plugged In apron, Plugged In membership, and 1 MASTERS Audio Club subscription throughout enrollment (minimum 1 year), ISBN N/A, $30.00
  • 1 Professional Exfoliant Brochure
  • 1 Repechage Treatment and Product Directory
  • 1 Apple iPad, ISBN N/A, $540.00

Required Textbooks

  • 1 Milady’s Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals, 11th Edition CourseMate, ISBN-13: 9781133686798, $186.95
  • 1 Milady’s Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, 11th Edition Textbook, ISBN-13: 9781111306892 (Hardcover), $141.95

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