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2022-2023 Archived Catalog 
2022-2023 Archived Catalog

Cosmetic Services Certificate

Business Division

Program Code: CSMS1

Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

Office: Curtice-Mott Complex CM2133

Phone: (810) 762-0429

This state licensed program provides for the required 400 hours of specialized instruction and application of skills necessary to pass the State Board Esthetics exams. This program provides necessary business education to assist the student in developing their business and career. Students will be trained to help maintain the health of the facial and body skin by using correct cleansing methods, increasing circulation, relaxing nerves, and activating the skin glands and metabolism through massage. Career options include day spas, assistant to dermatologists or cosmetic surgeons, skin care specialist in a hospital setting, makeup artist, cruise lines, manufacturer’s representative, and corrective skin care specialist. Students will complete a Strengths-based portfolio.

Group Total: Credits 24 / 28 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 12 / 12 Contact Hours

Program Total: Credits 36 / 40 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0