The Elizabeth Grady School 600 hour Esthetician Program provides participants the opportuntity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the tools and techniques necessary to become a successful licensed professional in today's industry. The experiential environment at Elizabeth Grady supports aspiring estheticians as they practice and perfect their hands-on skills. The following are examined from both theoretical and real world perspectives: Skin care and waxing services; product knowledge, business operations, and sales; the art and technique for application of make-up; and the scientific foundations of skin, health, and wellness.

Note: Per MA State Board regulations, students may elect to take their MA state board examination at 300 hours. Prerequisites for completing and/or testing at 300 hours include being in Satisfactory Progress in academics and attendance. Additionally, students must be paid in full for a 300 hour program. Please be reminded that 80% of the U.S. require 600 hours or more for licensure.

Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Three-quarter time Day

May 1, 2017 -December 18, 2017*

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Full-time Day

September 6, 2017-February 13, 2018*

Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Three-quarter time day

October 2, 2017-June 4, 2018*

Monday & Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Part-time Evening

October 16, 2017-November 17, 2018*

*Completion dates are subject to change due to class cancellations because of weather or other unforeseen events. Graduations are typyically scheduled two business days following the completion of 600 hours.

The US Department of Labor and Statistics defines a Skin Care Specialist (SOC 39-5094) as someone who "provides skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance."

The following link to the department outlines national estimates and provides both an industry and geographic profile:

Advanced Education Offerings:

Check back for upcoming classes or call Admissions at 781-960-0120 for details.

The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy offers advanced, continuing education for the licensed esthetician. These programs are held intermittingly and include, but are not limited to:

  • Microdermabrasion
  • Spa Therapy
  • Essential Oil Therapy
  • Advanced Waxing Techniques and Brazilian Waxing
  • Elizabeth Grady LashOn™ Professional Eyelash Extensions
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Advanced Facial Massage
  • Clear Complexions: Advanced Treatments for Acne
  • Firmalift: Advanced Treatments for Aging Skin
  • Bright and Light: Advanced Treatments for Hyperpigmentation
  • Reiki

Check our calendar for upcoming program dates.



Esthetics Fall Full-time Day


Massage Therapy Fall Full-time Day


Esthetics Fall Three-Quarter Time Day



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