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 as of June 1, 2019 candidates for licensure in esthetics must enroll in and complete 600 hours of education. Students enrolled in or who have completed an approved 300-hour program prior to June 1, 2019, will be allowed to sit for their state board licensing examination within a time period TBD by the MA State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering. 

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Full-time day- 600 Clock Hour (Hybrid)


Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Three-quarter time day- 600 Clock Hours (Hybrid)


Monday & Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Part-time Evenings and Saturdays- 600 Clock Hour (Hybrid)


*Completion dates are subject to change due to class cancellations because of weather or other unforeseen events. Graduations are typically scheduled two business days following the completion of 600 hours. The above dates reflect 600-hour programs.

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.




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