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Esthetics Program in Arizona

Esthetics training program at Penrose combines scientific knowledge, hands-on training, professional development education.

Our curriculum is meticulously designed to equip you with the knowledge essential for success in the thriving field of Professional Esthetics. You’ll have the chance to master the crucial skills necessary to provide effective, results-driven treatments. Notably, we stand as the sole undergraduate academy in the state with an exclusive partnership with SkinMedica for treatments, products, and peels, making them our preferred cosmeceutical line.

Master your interpersonal and business skills through our professional development curriculum which covers subjects such as retailing, guest retention practices, public speaking, professional etiquette and more.

Our 28-bed Student Spa is designed to create a genuine professional atmosphere where you can gain practical experience with real clients. Regardless of your chosen career path within the beauty industry, whether it’s in a spa, dermatology office, or working with a skincare product line, our Esthetics program will provide you with the educational foundation to start and grow your career.

*Our 4-day schedule is a 20-week program, while both our 2-day schedule and 4-night schedule are 30-week programs, incorporating a portion of distance education/online delivery.

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Esthetics Program Schedules

4-Day Schedule
600 Hours / 20 Weeks
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
8:30am – 4:30pm

Esthetics 2-Day and 4-Night Schedules

2-Day Schedule
600 Hours / 30 Weeks
Monday and Tuesday
8:30am – 5:00pm

4-Night Schedule
600 Hours / 30 Weeks
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
5:00pm – 9:00pm

The best way to see if Penrose Academy is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities, and meet with both students and instructors. Book a Tour Now or Get more info.

Nights, Two or Four Days a Week – You Choose

Are you juggling various commitments, whether it’s family, a job, or both? We get it—it’s challenging to manage everything. At Penrose, we provide options to accommodate your busy life. Choose from our Esthetics program schedules: full-time 4-day, part-time 2-day, and part-time 4-nights. 

You choose the schedule that works best for you and your lifestyle!

You’ll be able to…

  • Save time by commuting to class less days per week
  • Take your stress levels down a few notches
  • Put more of your valuable time towards what’s important in your life

And you can do this all while getting the education you need to feel confident about launching an exciting beauty career.

Master popular results-oriented skin treatments, get professional makeup training, practice in-demand spa services on the public and learn to market yourself with our professional development curriculum

Program Details

  • 600 hours
  • 4-Day schedule: 20 weeks (30 hours/week): Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • 2-Day schedule: 30 weeks (16 hours/week on campus) Monday & Tuesday from 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • *Four hours per week of distance learning off site, online and at your convenience
  • 4-Night schedule: 30 weeks (16 hours/week on campus) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
    • *Four hours per week of distance learning off site, online and at your convenience
  • Comfort Zone and SkinMedica product partnerships
  • Pivot Point Member School-based curriculum
  • Esthetics classrooms and hands-on training in our 28-bed Student Spa
  • Professional & Career Development classes
  • Semi-annual editorial and runway events


Graduating from Penrose Academy’s Esthetics Program will give you a deep understanding of medical esthetics, dermaplaning, peels, waxing, facials and the entire business of the spa industry. In addition, you’ll learn in our 28-bed Student Spa, where you’ll have hands-on experience with real guests.

Your full-time Esthetics program will be divided into four zones, while Esthetics part-time programs will be divided into three zones. Each curriculum includes our 6 R’s education, a comprehensive professional and personal development program designed to build your business and professional skills.

Technical Curriculum Breakdown

  • Skin Treatments
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Electrotherapy
  • [comfort zone] and SkinMedica product training
  • Brow Shape & Style
  • Lash Lift
  • Brow Lamination
  • Tinting (Eyelash & Brow)
  • Facial & Body Waxing
  • Back Facial
  • Dermaplaning (Dry & Oil)
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Diamond Glow 
  • Microneedling
  • Model Workshops
  • SkinMedica Chemical Peel Training
  • Industry Day Networking
  • Assisting Senior Students in the Student Spa
  • State Board Boot Camp



Theory Curriculum Breakdown

  • Principles of Electricity
  • Skin Analysis & Equipment
  • Skin Physiology
  • Theory of Makeup
  • Skin Care Ecology
  • Advanced Treatments
  • Estheticians in the Medical Field
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Treatments Records
  • Anatomy
  • Microcurrent
  • Professional Development Business Basics
  • Introduction to Laser Theory
  • Final Exam Review
  • Infection Control and Safety Sanitation (SSIC)
  • Arizona State Board Laws & Regulations

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I chose to pursue the Esthetics program to further my career in the beauty industry. Practicing esthetics is a great way to impact the lives of others in a productive and positive way. Penrose Academy not only prepares us to provide quality services to our clients after graduation, it prepares us to be successful on the business side of the beauty industry by instilling the importance of the 6 R’s.

Heidi L., Esthetics Graduate


At Penrose Academy, we believe in being transparent and upfront about tuition costs so you can make an informed decision when choosing a school. We’re here to work with you, one-on-one, to help you determine the best financing options for you. In addition, we provide financial aid guidance and information on any scholarship opportunities available. We want to do everything in our power to help you achieve the education and the career you’ve always wanted.

If you have questions about tuition, or the financing options that may be available to you, please contact us. We’ll work with you individually to find the ideal solution.

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Financial Aid

From federal financial aid to financing, we’ll work with you to find the best solution for your financial needs. View complete financial aid and financing information.

Is a Rewarding Beauty Career Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in beauty and exploring whether Penrose Academy is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information or take our online training readiness quiz!

For immediate questions, give us a call at 480-222-9540.

*Program length when completed in normal time.