College Profile: Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology
The mission of the Institute is to develop and train students for an entry position in the program
of their choice. This is accomplished by offering the students theoretical and practical training,
preparing them for the State Licensing Examination, and providing them basic knowledge and
skills to start a career in the beauty business.
Our Cosmetology program generally prepares individuals to cut, trim, and style scalp, facial, and body hair; apply cosmetic preparations; perform manicures and pedicures; massage the head and extremities; and prepare for practice as licensed cosmetologists in specialized or full-service salons. Includes instruction in hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations.
Our estheticians program prepares individuals to cleanse, depilate, massage, and beautify the human body and to function as licensed estheticians skin care specialists. Includes instruction in skin anatomy, physiology, and health; principles of nutrition; decontamination and infection control; health and safety; facial and body massage; body wrapping and spa treatments; temporary hair removal including waxing and tweezing; color and skin analysis; client consultation and care; applicable laws and regulations; business practices; and sometimes related alternative healing regimens.
We also offer Nail Tech and Make-up programs.
301-330-9252 (financial aid)
The mission of the Institute is to develop and train students for gainful employment in the field of cosmetology, by offering them theoretical and practical training, preparing them for the Maryland State Licensing Examination, and providing them basic knowledge and skills to start a career.
||Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology at Lakeforest|
||Private for-profit, less-than 2-year|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||Yes
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
|Admission test scores
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
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||Student Body Size||No
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College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
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