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Skin is in!    

Glowing skin. Makeup artistry. Skin care routines. Lashes, lashes, lashes! Are you excited by the idea that you could one day be a professional esthetician? An education from American Institute of Beauty (AIB), could be your open door to a new career in skin care. Whether you’re changing careers to pursue your lifelong passion or you have recently fallen in love with the idea of becoming a professional skin care provider, AIB wants to help you pursue your dreams.

Skin Care Program FAQs

It’s normal to ask questions before you make a big life decision like going to school. We’ve been around a while. We’ve heard all sorts of questions! We’ve compiled all the typical questions our skin care students have and put them here. If you can’t find your answer, give us a call!


How Long is the Skin Care Program?

Our skin care program is offered at our Largo campus and it takes 300 clock hours to complete. This course is packed with so much learning you’ll never feel bored. From skin care basics to cutting-edge services, we cover it!


How Long Will It Take to Complete the Program?

If you’re passionate and ready to commit to our program, you can complete our program in as little as 10 weeks*. You could be on your way to a brand new career in just a few months!

*Based on a full-time schedule.


What Schedules Is the Program Offered In?

Our Largo skin care program is offered in three different schedules to help accommodate different lifestyles.

For those who want to give it their all and get in on the grind, we offer a full-time option.

If you have other obligations to attend to in your life, we offer both part-time day and part-time evening options. School is a investment in yourself, not a burden to your time.

What Are My Options for Funding My Education?


Veterans' Training

We are approved to offer veterans’ training by the Veterans Administration (VA). We accept the POST-9/11 GI Bill® as well as a variety of other VA benefits. Your life has been dedicated to service, and you can continue to give to the people around you with an education in skin care! Contact AIB to learn more about veterans’ training.

Dependents and spouses of veterans may also be eligible. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.


Florida Prepaid

The Florida Prepaid program is an excellent way to fund your education. Did you know that you can use it outside of a traditional university or college? AIB accepts prepaid funding! Get in touch with us today to learn more about your education and Florida Prepaid.



External Scholarships

AIB accepts several external scholarships for our skin care program. Contact us today to learn more about scholarship acceptance.

What Can I Learn in AIB’s Skin Care Program?

To truly understand makeup artistry, lash extensions, and all of the other beautiful services skin care pros can provide, you must understand your canvas: skin. Skin care is the basis of our curriculum, but we offer so much more. In our program you can learn:

  • Standard facials
  • European facials
  • Facial waxing
  • Skin care analysis
  • Color analysis
  • Skin tone analysis
  • Back facials
  • Product application

Beyond our standard curriculum, you will also learn additional skills and techniques in:

  • LED light therapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Body waxing
  • Health and wellness/aromatherapy
  • Dinair® airbrush makeup
  • Brazilian waxing (elective)
  • Makeup artistry certification (elective)
  • Bella Lash eyelash extensions (elective)

Skin Care Product Partners

You can learn with real, industry-standard products while you’re in school! We believe that this better prepares our students for professional experiences.

Potential Careers as a Skin Care Specialist

You love what you do, and you should love your job, too! Here are a few different careers that a licensed skin care professional could pursue:

  • Resort spa professional
  • Cruise ship spa professional
  • Spa manager
  • Spa owner
  • Salon skin care professional
  • Freelance skin care professional
  • Makeup artist
  • Brow specialist
  • Eyelash extension specialist
  • Skin care consultant
  • Skin care product line owner
  • Waxing specialist

The Extras at AIB

We like to elevate the education we provide to our students. It means going above and beyond to give them opportunities. We don’t fall short.


Career Days

Employers from our local area come in and hang out with our students. During this time students can learn about the industry, network, and even start looking for jobs before they graduate!


Career Assistance

Lifetime career placement assistance is offered to all of our students and alumni. Our staff can help you find job opportunities, edit your resume, and even practice in-person interviewing.


Guest Speakers

Industry leaders step foot in our classrooms. We bring in a variety of industry-leading educators to demonstrate their skills in front of our students. If you want to experience and learn from professional talent, look no further than AIB!

Enroll at AIB!

Ready to get started on a career you love? Contact us to learn more about enrolling in one of our year-round programs! Your future can’t wait. Call us today! Skin Care program disclosure here.

Skin care is exciting! Start your journey to a beautiful career at AIB! Contact us today to learn more about our admissions and enrollment process. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Contact AIB


Largo Campus
3665 East Bay Drive, Suite 164
Largo, Florida 33771

Campus Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
*Appointments Recommended*

St. Petersburg Campus
2800 34th St. North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

Campus Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
*Appointments Recommended*