Advanced Esthetician Program

With over 50 years of experience, the Advanced Esthetician Program at Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture can provide the hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support to become a skilled skin-care and esthetics professional. Let us help you find a new career you can love!

You Can Get the Skills to Be an Esthetician in as little as Six Months*

With three schedules to choose from, complete our program in as little as five and a half, six, or seven months! Be on your way to a new career faster.

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Total Spa Skills Training

As a student in this program, you can learn to provide a variety of spa experiences, including several different types of facials and masks*. In our student spa, you can have the opportunity to train on machines used for advanced facial treatments.  You can also learn basic skin/body treatments, and practice advanced up-and-coming services. 

Curious about what careers you could have as an esthetician? Or how long it takes to become one? Whether you want to work in a spa or be your own boss, here are just a few of the opportunities that could be in your future!

  • Body Polishes
  • Body Rubs
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Make-Up Application
  • Dermaplaning
  • Threading
  • Chemical Peels
  • Oxygeneo Facials
  • Microdermabrasions

We even offer lash extension classes you can take to expand your skill set! 

How long does it take?

  • 750 hours *Complete in as little as 6 months!

What careers can I pursue?

  • Work at a Salon/Spa
  • Own a Salon/Spa
  • Makeup Artist
  • Medical Esthetician
  • Brand Marketer
  • Beauty Influencer
  • & More!

Want to know more? Schedule a tour with us and find out how our esthetician program could be right for you!

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Classes run Tuesday – Friday*, with three potential schedules to choose from:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Complete in 7 Months*
  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Complete in 6 Months*
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Complete in 5.5 Months*

Classes start on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

*All students are required to complete 16 hours of Saturday attendance each month. If you complete more than 16 hours of Saturday attendance one month, the additional hours can roll over to the next month. For example, if you complete 20 hours of Saturday attendance in January, you will only need to complete 12 hours of Saturday attendance in February.

Want to graduate even faster? Or need some extra help? We offer study hall Tuesday-Friday from 8 am-9 am for students who want to complete extra hours or make up missed work.

Schedule availability is subject to change and may vary by campus.

Book a Tour

Tour our campus, meet with students & instructors and get a feel for what it’s like to be a part of our community. Friends and family are strongly encouraged to come along!

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Graduate Testimonial – Annamarie Martin, Advanced Esthetician

Learn From Passionate Educators

At Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture, we want you to know your education matters to us. Our esthetics educators, much like our cosmetology educators, are very diverse and knowledgeable. They all have different skills and specialties to teach, and they are involved in the industry themselves. Our educators put our students first and treat everyone as individuals.

Salon Management Skills

Want to be your own boss? In addition to the art and science of skin-care, this program is designed to teach all areas of being a salon manager such as hiring new employees, payroll, taxes, etc. As a graduate, we can help you feel comfortable entering the professional world with confidence knowing that we have strived to provide both the technical spa training and practical business skills to enter the profession.

Work with Professional Product Lines

As an esthetics student, you’ll have the chance to work with many top salon quality product lines including Dermalogica, DermaMed, Satin Smooth, Amber, and Glo Minerals. This way you are able to experience a wide range of products that you may encounter in your career.

State Licensing

We strive to help successful graduates of this program prepare to sit for the Ohio State Cosmetology and Barber Board licensing exam to become a licensed advanced estheticians.

Esthetician Kit

Skin-Care & Esthetics Kit

When a student enrolls in the Advanced Esthetician course, they will receive their books, manikin, apron, and nametag the first day. At 80 hours of attendance, they will receive their Glo-Minerals mineral makeup and Dermalogica kits. At 180 hours of attendance, they will receive their iPad and access codes.


Raphael’s has helped me so much in achieving my goal of becoming a surgical esthetician. The instructors here are very helpful, they help you and push you to do the things you want to learn.


Is a Rewarding Career in Esthetics Right for You? Get More Information!

If you’re interested in exploring whether a career in esthetics may be right for you, click on this page to receive more information.

A helpful Admissions Representative is happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid*.

For questions, call or text 330-551-5062.

Gainful Employment – Advanced Esthetician:
North Olmsted


*Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

*All services provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals.

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Canton / Alliance Area

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Youngstown / Boardman Area

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Niles / Warren Area

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Niles / Department of Barbering

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Cleveland West / North Olmsted

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Boardman/ Massage Therapy School

Admissions & Student Salon:

  • Brunswick / Medina

  • Canton / Alliance Area

  • Youngstown / Boardman Area

  • Niles / Warren Area

  • Niles / Department of Barbering

  • Cleveland West / North Olmsted

  • Willoughby

  • Boardman/ Massage Therapy School