Professional Beauty Program


Program Overview

As one of the fastest growing segments in the beauty industry, the demand for highly-trained Esthetics professionals is growing.  

At TSPA, our Esthetics Program will prepare you for success and employment opportunities in the real world; providing the skills and training in the highest demand by salons and spas around the country.

  • Receive training using the most modern techniques with professional equipment
  • Learn the artistry of makeup application
  • Learn business and marketing skills that include social media to maximize your earning potential
  • A student kit full of professional tools and technology to enhance your experience
  • A supportive team dedicated to you becoming what you’ve always dreamed of
  • Esthetics grads can enjoy success in a variety of careers including Salon/Spa Owner, Platform Artist for Professional Brands, Movie/TV On-Set Stylist, Style Influencer, and more
  • Students in an esthetics program go on to fully complete their education,  have measurably less student loan debt,  and are in their career working sooner that people enrolled in a traditional college or university program
  • The Salon Professional Academy is part of a nationwide system of beauty schools working with dozens of professional beauty brands and thousands of salons and spas to support the career goals and job placement needs of our graduates

Full time Program

600 hours
19 weeks

Upcoming Start Date

  • Full Time: December 12, 2022

Upcoming Start Date


An education at TSPA leads you to many fun and exciting career possibilities. Our graduates are employed by leading beauty and wellness establishments and open successful businesses of their own. Some share their talents in the entertainment world and at vacation destinations like cruise ships and resorts.

Each program available and your choice of Full-Time or Part-Time, when applicable, affects the total cost. Additionally, a variety of ways to afford an investment in your education are available to those who qualify that can affect your final cost. We offer very competitive program costs and are transparent with our pricing but believe it is most responsible to provide numbers in the context of an admissions meeting with all of the available options included. Please contact our admissions office to discuss with our team.

While specific content will vary from program to program, most courses include a combination of classroom training paired with hands-on practice in the student salon training area. Most courses will include complimentary training covering a variety of topics like social media, business, and guest/client relations designed to increase your earning potential and longevity in the industry.

Our admissions team is here to make your experience a great one and will support you throughout the entire enrollment process. There is your class start date to determine, some paperwork to take care of along with arranging for how the investment in your education will be handled. The school’s admissions representative will provide you with a simple checklist to make the process as easy as possible.

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Get program details, financial aid and scholarship info and talk to our admissions department.

Take the Next Step

Get program details, financial aid and scholarship info and talk to our admissions department.

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