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The Aesthetics Program at USTA

Founded on principle and developed with passion, Universal Spa Training Academy has built a reputation as one of the leading aesthetics schools in the Chicagoland area since opening our doors in 2006.

Over 1,000 students have successfully graduated our program standards and continued on to achieve dreams and career goals. Our 750 hr nationally accredited program was developed to stay on top of industry trends that will directly relate to additional income and marketability for our graduates.

As a student in our aesthetics school, you’ll explore the current science of skin therapy while developing your hands-on skills right from the start:

  •  Fundamentals
  •  Advanced Skin Procedures
  •  Makeup Application
  •  Permanent Makeup
  •  Eyelash Extensions
  •  Medical Aesthetics
  •  Laser Certification
  •  and more…

Review our entire curriculum by clicking here:

 Kristin Dee


  • Aesthetic students will also complete a laser certification course provided by True U Education in Chicago as part of their education. Read more about laser certification with True U Education.


Dermalogica and the International Dermal Institute

Students in our aesthetics school will also participate in advanced training at the Dermal Institute in Chicago every month and also receive on-site school visits by the International Dermal Institute Team that include Career-Mapping, an opportunity to learn career paths set by industry experts.

Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation Statements:
Medical Aestheticians: Click Here:
Prohibited Practices: Click Here:
Laser Statement: Click Here:
Gainful Employment:

*advanced and medical courses are not esthetics but constitute medical training that might assist a student in obtaining employment as an unlicensed physician’s assistant in a medical clinic (Illinois Dept of Prof Reg). Student education may adjust subject to Director approvals.