Why Choose USTA

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Nationally Accredited Curriculum’s

USTA has nationally recognized curriculum’s.

Nationally Accredited School

USTA has achieved national accreditation through NACCAS.

Considered “The Business School of Beauty & Bodywork”

USTA is the #1 school for business training for it’s students

Leaders in Multi-Licensed Graduates

USTA pioneered the multi-license discount program for school students

Multi-Licensed Discount Program

Save up to 25% off the cost of tuition when you are a returning student.

Self Marketing and Business Education Included

Learn What it Takes to be Better Than Your Competition

Entrepreneurial Driven Students Choose USTA

Strive for Self Employment and Control Your Destiny

True University
Laser Certification Course

Provided by Terri Wojak and True University to all aesthetic students

Aromatherapy Education Included

Enhance your Skill Set and Earn more Money.

A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau

Congrat’s to Us!

Talented and knowledgeable training instructors

You will not find a more dedicated instructional staff.

Internships Available

Be Placed with One of Our Great Employers

The Latest Spa and Bodywork Equipment

Train with the Best Equipment found at Leading Employers.

Advanced Education included at no additional cost

USTA offers the Most Education for the Best Value

USTA Provides Hundreds of Thousands of dollars in Financial Aid

PELL GRANTS and STAFFORD LOANS are available to those who qualify.

Classes are limited to about 10 students.

You will never be “just a number” at USTA.

Graduate in as little as 5 months

A Career is Waiting!


About The Academy

Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide an opportunity to achieve a quality education in a safe and professional environment that will afford students the knowledge and skill set necessary to become top earners and industry leaders during their professional career.

The primary objective of the school is to provide students the education, business knowledge and practical experience necessary to become a Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Aesthetician and/or a Licensed Instructor.

USTA is an ABMP massage member school, as well as a Dermalogica Partnership Plus School offering a full spectrum of training that stresses the basics as well as the advanced education without the extra cost and time that other schools may require. Our faculty is a skilled team of experienced instructors with knowledge of classic and contemporary techniques. Instructors have real world experience and have exceeded program licensing requirements. They are trained in all aspects of skin, massage, body care and related subjects.

The owners have worked hard to make Universal Spa Training Academy the best educational institution dedicated to Massage Therapy, Aesthetics and Instructor training. Let us prepare you for your future.

Universal Spa Training Academy is a Partnership Status School with:


Universal Spa Training Academy’s programs are licensed by:
Illinois Board of Higher Education (Massage Therapy)
431 East Adams Street, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701
217-557-7342 website

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Aesthetics & Instructor)
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
312/814-6910 website


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"Universal Spa Training Academy was a great stepping stone in my life with great memories that I will never forget."

Ms. Emily S.
USTA Graduate

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