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Since 2006, Universal Spa Training Academy has built a reputation as one of the leading esthetics schools in the Chicagoland area.

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.

Universal Spa Training Academy esthetic students will complete a hands-on laser certification course provided by True U and taught by Terri Wojak.

Students will complete a laser certification course through True U Education in Chicago.

You’ll explore the current science of skin therapy while developing your hands-on skills right from the start, progressing to advanced therapies and the world of medical spas.

Advanced topic areas will be:

  1. Microcurrent
  2. LED Phototherapy
  3. Microdermabrasion
  4. Chemical Exfoliation
  5. Electro Desiccation
  6. UltraSound
  7. and more…

Students in our esthetics school will have breakthrough knowledge of the skin including but not limited to structure and its functions, as well as the proper procedures behind the use of certain skin care treatments. Read more about laser certification with True U Education.

USTA has graduated over 1000 aesthetic students with an average placement rate of 86%.

USTA is a Dermalogica Partnership School For You.
International Dermal Institute

Students in our esthetics school 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.

Dermalogica Success

Upon obtaining your Aesthetics license, Dermalogica will partner with our graduates to find them the best career direction that fits their individual needs.

The Success Lab

For those skin therapists with an entrepreneurial spirit who are looking to start their own business. We’ll prepare you step-by-step for all the exciting rewards that await you as a business owner.

Apprenticeship Program

Designed for the new skin therapist that wants that extra edge to land his or her dream job. In addition, Dermalogica will introduce you to accounts that are looking for highly trained skin therapists like you!

*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).

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