Learn the secrets, perfect your skills, become a licensed Esthetician

The Aesthetics Institute of Portland will give you everything you need to start a career that you’ll love in the field of esthetics. The program we’ve designed is taught by dedicated professionals whose only goal is to mold you into a highly skilled and highly employable facial technologist. Through our contemporary classes and real world training, you’ll develop a level of talent and understanding not earned at other schools.

Our challenging curriculum will prepare you for the Oregon license exam. But, we’ll go above and beyond to also make sure you graduate with everything you need to become a successful Esthetician in today’s competitive salon and spa market.


Since 1985 we have been training industry professionals in Advanced Aesthetics, and now more then ever the growth of the industry is at a boom. The medical esthetics field is increasing by a projected 57.2% between 2012 and 2020, according to the Oregon Employment Department.

This course is designed for the licensed esthetician or medical professional  who is looking to expand into the medical esthetics field. This career path can take you into medi spas, plastic surgeons’ and dermatologists’ offices, or even your own private practices. From medical esthetics to laser, our dedicated and experienced instructors are ready to help you advance your skills as an aesthetician.

  • Photo Rejuvenation
  • Laser & IPL Hair Removal
  • Micro Needling
  • Body Contouring
  • Skin Tightneing
  • Advanced Microdermabrasion Techniques
  • Chemical Peels
  • Derma planing

And so much more…..

Contact the Institute to schedule a tour of the school and receive a full information packet going into detail with all the courses we have to offer you.


Our Masters program is a undergraduate program that includes basic esthetics skills and goes beyond – providing you with advanced skills in today’s leading spa services. This competency based program comes with up to six hundred hours of coursework and training that will prepare you for a very rewarding and long-lasting career in the beauty industry. This is our signature program that we continue to evaluate and expand upon every year!

These courses cover:

  • Custom facials with & without equipment
  • Microcurrent
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Body treatments
  • Extractions and other acne therapies
  • Galvanic, high-frequency, and Lumi-Lift facials
  • European facials
  • Hydrotherapies
  • Aromatherapy
  • Shiatsu and Viennese massage
  • Lymph drainage
  • Lash and brow tinting
  • Hard & soft wax
  • Photo light therapy
  • Lash extensions
  • Custom spray tanning
  • Custom product making class

Why choose a career in Esthetics?

Few things are more rewarding than helping other people feel good about the way they look. As professional esthetician you’ll have a variety of career opportunities. You could work in one of Portland’s leading spas, take an adventurous position on a cruise ship, or run your own business. Take control of your own destiny!

Begin your new career with us

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