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April 28, 2023

How to Become an Esthetician in Ohio

How to Become an Esthetician in Ohio

If you are a beauty enthusiast living in Ohio and are ready to pursue your dreams, consider enrolling in our esthetician program at Moler Beauty Academy. Our program can offer you the skills, knowledge, and experience that you need to become a licensed esthetician in Ohio. Read our guide and discover how we can help you achieve your goals today!

Apply to Beauty School

The first step to your beauty school journey is to apply to an accredited beauty school. There are a few specific requirements that you must meet before being accepted to an esthetician program in Ohio. Here are some ways to help you get started on the application process:

You must be at least 16 years old to apply
At least completed your sophomore year of high school
Have a high school diploma or GED certificate
Show proof of age

Requirements can depend on the state and school that you are applying to. You may also be required to:

Fill out forms and submit an application
Provide a form of identification and social security card
Provide reference letter from at least 2 sources
Undergo a criminal background check
Pay an application fee
Participate in an interview
Submit an essay

If you aren’t sure what all you need to get started, call the admissions office of the school you are applying to. They can answer any questions you have and guide you through the right steps. Scheduling a beauty school tour is another great way to get the information you need to get started.


Complete Ohio’s Required Esthetician Hours

Becoming a licensed skin care specialist is an exciting journey for a beauty enthusiast! In the state of Ohio, you must complete a program of 600 hours of training. Once that is completed, you are expected to sit for the Ohio state board licensing exam.

During your esthetician training, you have the opportunity to work with clients at the student salon and learn all about state regulations and guidelines. All services are provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals.

Esthetician Curriculum

At Moler Beauty Academy, our esthetics program is designed to allow you to pursue your passion. We have designed a schedule to meet our student’s education needs. The program meets the required amount of hours set by the state and takes as little as 600 hours to complete.

Whether you are looking for a full-time or part-time curriculum, we offer class options that meet with our student’s busy schedules. Our Cincinnati campus offers a night program that can give you the option of balancing school with work, family, or other daily demands. No matter what schedule you choose, students can expect to complete their esthetician course in 6-12 months. We are here to help you succeed! Here are some things you can expect to learn in our program:

Machine facials
Chemical peels
Makeup application
Eyebrow and eyelash tinting
And more!

Moler Beauty Academy also offers esthetician graduates the opportunity to complete up to six certificates. This is a great way to stand out on your resume. We also provide our students with an esthetic kit at the start of their program. Some of the tools include mixing bowls, brushes, a wax warmer, tabletop steamer, cosmetic brush set, and so much more!

The Benefits of Becoming an Esthetician

Esthetician school has a wide variety of options to explore when it comes to your future! As you learn what it takes to become an outstanding esthetician, you develop more skills and gain experience that opens new doors. As a licensed esthetician, here are some job opportunities you can look forward to:

Skincare specialist
Beauty consultant
Spa owner
Product educator or distributor
Makeup artist
Esthetics instructor
Editorial esthetician
Celebrity esthetician
Freelance esthetician
And more!

If you are not yet sure what direction you want to take, an esthetician program can give you the information, experience, and skills you need to feel confident about your future.

Paying for Esthetician School

Don’t let the cost of beauty school stop you from pursuing your education! There are many resources out there that can provide you the funding you need for your education. Our students can apply for federal financial aid, scholarships, and grants. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Join an Esthetician Program at Moler Beauty Academy

Now that you know what it takes to become an esthetician in Ohio, it is time to take the first step and apply for beauty school! At Moler Beauty Academy, we want to help all of our students to succeed and do what they love.

Find the right location for you, and schedule a tour of our Cincinnati or Fairfield campus. This can give you a better idea of what to expect from each school. Contact us today and get started on building your future!

Cincinnati campus

Moler-Hollywood Beauty Academy
6142 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

Fax: 513-621-1008
(513) 621-5262

Fairfield campus

Moler-Pickens Beauty Academy
5951-S Boymel Drive
Fairfield, OH 45014

Fax: 513-874-5102
(513) 874-5116