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Program Information Session

June 12   *   July 10   *   August 14

4:00-4:30pm Facial Specialist & Nail Technician

4:30-5:30pm Cosmetology Overview

Building ETA - Room 107  |  Lake Worth campus

Summer Term
New Summer Term daytime classes begin 5/15/17
Early registration for the Summer Term is March 20, 2017
Open registration is March 29, 2017
Fall Term
New Fall Term daytime & evening classes begin 8/23/17
Early registration for the Fall Term is April 24, 2017
Open registration is May 2, 2017


This intensive 260 clock hour PSAV certificate program prepares the student for employment as a registered facial specialist.  The program features small class sizes, and is offered days and evenings. The state licensing exam is administered onsite.

Cosmetology, facial and nail services are open to the public and PBSC community for reasonable prices.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What do I have to do to enroll in the Facial Specialist (esthetician) program?

  • Apply at www.PalmBeachState.edu/Admissions
  • There is a one-time $40.00 application fee
  • This program does not qualify for financial aid.
  • Attend an information session (recommended but optional). They are held at least three times a semester.
  • Sign up for classes

2. What is the schedule for the Facial program?

New daytime Facial classes begin in January, May, and August. Students are in class Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:00pm (includes a 1 hour lunch) and will complete this program in approximately eight (8) weeks. New evening classes begin in February and August. Students are in class Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00pm-10:00pm and will complete this program in approximately six (6) months.

3. What is the schedule during the summer months?

The college is closed on Fridays starting the second week in May until the third week in August. Daytime hours during this period are Monday through Thursday from 8:00am-4:00pm (includes a ½ hour lunch).

4. What is the cost of the program?

The in-state tuition is approximately $749, Non-Florida is approximately $2863.

5. Are uniforms required?

Yes, a white scrub top or white smock top will be worn over black scrub pants.  No sandals or open toe shoes allowed.


Contact Info

Cherri McKinnon   (561) 868-3851

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